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Would you like to have freshly cooked nourishing Ayurvedic vegetarian food served to you every day? Sounds heavenly?

Ayurveda is the Sanskrit word for "Knowledge of life". This is an ancient system of healthy living and endorses the words of Hippocrates

“Let Food be your medicine. Let Medicine be your food!"

Ayurveda is a part of the Indian system of Yoga. This ancient science deals with the healing of the human body and mind to achieve optimum balance between the body, mind and consciousness. It has been developed and refined by ancient Indian seers and practitioners. The system tries to fix various imbalances in the body and uses herbs and natural products to treat the body. The concept and system was developed to aid a human being towards spiritual progress and rejuvenation.

Your body is a unique combination of
5 elements, ether, air, fire, water and earth.

Vata types are more airy, Pitta types more fiery and Kapha types more earthy.

There are three kinds of impurities or DOSHAS in Ayurveda found in a human body:

Vata – Excessively vitiated gasses.

Pitta – Fluids of gall bladder and accumulated wastes.

Slesma – Phlegm or mucus in the mouth, throat and a few other impurities like albumen in the urine.

What are the Tridoshas?

[ ]Ayurveda's concept of the Tridoshas is unique to medical science. Ayurveda says the body is made up of tissues (dhatus), waste products (malas), and doshas (loosely translated to Energetic Forces). It is the Tridoshas' job to assist with the creation of all of the various tissues of the body and to remove any unnecessary waste products from the body. It is also the Tridoshas that influence all movements, all transformations, all sensory functions, and many of the other activities in the human body and mind.

What is the Normal State of the Tridoshas?

[ ]When the Tridoshas are balanced, the individual experiences health on all levels: mental, physical and spiritual. This is much more than the mere absence of disease.

The following areas help to define what Ayurveda considers as health.

  • Happiness - sense of well being
  • Emotions - evenly balanced emotional states
  • Mental Functions - good memory, comprehension, intelligence, and reasoning ability
  • Senses - proper functioning of eyes, ears, nose, taste, and touch
  • Energy - abundant mental & physical energy to perform
  • Digestion - easy digestion of food and drink
  • Elimination - normal elimination of wastes: sweat, urine, feces and others
  • Physical Body - healthy bodily tissues, organs, and systems

Natural - imbalances

[ ]Natural imbalance is due to time and age, which are mild and normally do not cause any problems. Vata, Pitta, and Kapha increase and become predominant during one's life, during a season and during certain times of day. For example, Vata is predominant during the latter part of one's life, during the fall season and during late afternoon, as well as during the last part of night and the last part of digestion. Whew!! I know that's a lot of stuff! Hang in there! Pitta is predominant during middle age, during the summer season, at midday, at midnight and during the middle part of digestion. Kapha is predominant during childhood, during the spring season, in late morning, at the first part of evening and during the early part of digestion.  

Unnatural - imbalances

[ ]Unnatural imbalances of the Doshas can be caused by such things as: inappropriate diet, inappropriate lifestyle, trauma (like a car accident), viruses, parasites, etc. While some of these items are beyond our control, the type of lifestyle we live and the foods we eat are within our control.  

Why should I care?

Because by learning how to balance the Tridoshas, the following goals can likely be achieved:

  • Prevention of many diseases before they take hold
    (In other words, keep healthy folks healthy)
  • In many cases, slowing down or reversing the disease process
    (particularly the case in many auto immune disorders)
  • Assistance in becoming totally healthy: physically, mentally, and spiritually
    (In other words, maximize your full potential) .

Nutritional Protocols? What is this term - Nutritional Protocols? Wouldn't some people call this diet? Sure, some would; however, we definitely would not use this word. I wouldn't want to be on a diet, would you? On the other hand, learning to eat tasty, well-balanced meals that are easy to digest and even easier to cook -- now that's something I like!

[ ]Ayurveda goes into great detail explaining all of these different aspects of the body, how the functioning of the body can go wrong, and what to do in order to correct the problem. Likewise, it also explains how each individual can create a customized nutritional protocol and lifestyle plan that can prevent disorders from occurring in the first place.

In this climate of questionable farming practices more people are recognising the value of vegetarian food and therefore we have carefully sourced locally produced organic vegetables to provide food choices that aim to increase your cellular vitality and mental well being.  Our recipes are nutritionally complete with optimum ratios of essential fats like Omega 3-6-9 and good proteins along with a balanced glycaemic index, so that at all times you have stable blood sugars that make you feel calm, well nourished and emotionally satisfied.

Ayurvedic food is prepared with love and devotion with the individual in mind. Towards this goal our simple questionnaire can reveal your body type or dosha, and food can be prepared and supplied to suit your dosha.

Our ayurvedic menus will provide tri-doshic food that can be consumed by all three body types. Else we also cater for pre-natal and post-natal food. If you fill in our questionnaire we can specifically target your body type imbalance and design a menu for you.