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The Ayurvedic Cookbook - A Personalised Guide to Good Nutrition and Health
The Ayurvedic Cookbook - A Personalised Guide to Good Nutrition and Health

The Ayurvedic Cookbook - A Personalised Guide to Good Nutrition and Health

by Amadea Morningstar

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Language

English

Publisher

Motilal Banarsidass

ISBN

8120819667 - Year: 2010 - Pages: 350

Binding

Paperback

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Author: Amadea Morningstar
Urmila Desai/
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
Year: 2010
Language: English
Pages: 350
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120819667

Description

The Ayurvedic Cookbook gives a fresh new perspective on this ancient art of self-healing. Over 250 taste-tested recipes are specifically designed to balance each constitution, with an emphasis on simplicity, ease and sound nutrition.

Recipes range from exotic Indian meals to old American favorites. Amadea Morningstar, M.A., a Western trained nutritionist, and Urmila Desai, a superb Indian cook, are both well-versed in a variety of healing traditions. The Ayurvedic Cookbook includes an in-depth discussion of Ayurvedic nutrition, tridoshic perspectives and ways to make dietary changes that last.

REVIEWS

This deals not only with recipes and ways of preparing food, but also with the science of healing through the right nutritional choices, which, with a little ingenuity and scientifically oriented research, can be easily adapted to the contemporary lifestyles.
-Parul Gupta,
The Weekend Observer, June, 1996

Over 250 tested recipes are specifically designed to balance each constitution, according to Ayurveda. Recipes range from Indian meals to American foods. It is a personalized guide to nutrition.
-Swagat, Page No. 171, Dec., 1996

Inspired by the Ayurvedic Science of nutrition, can help readers learn how to use food to enhance the quality of their lives.
-Dr Robert E Svoboda
Author: Prakruti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution

Reveals simple recipes based upon Ayurvedic principles which can serve as a guide for an individual in his daily cooking.
-Dr Vasant Lad
Author: Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing

Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Foreword: Yogi Amrit Desai
Introduction: Dr David Frawley

PART ONE: GENERAL INFORMATION

History of Ayurveda
Nutrition from an Ayurvedic Perspective
Discovering Your Constitution
Attributes and Nutritional Needs of Each Constitution
How to Imbalance your Constitution
Understanding Ayurvedic Nutrition: Taste
Digestion
Food Combining and Preparation
Balancing Agni
The digestive Organs
The Chakras and Dietary Change
Eating with the Seasons
Getting Ready to Cook
Planning Balanced Meals Easily
Menus
Tridoshic
Vata
Pitta
Kapha

PART TWO-RECIPES

Main Dishes
Curries
Dairy
Beans
Kichadis
Grains
Breads
Vegetables
Fruits
Soups
Salads
Condiments
Snacks
Desserts
Beverages
Breakfasts

PART THREE: APPENDICES

APPENDIX I
Most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

APPENDIX II
Enlarged food Guidelines for Basic Constitutional Types

APPENDIX III
Some Basic Information about Nutrients

APPENDIX IV
Glossary of English and Sanskrit Terms

APPENDIX V
Food Name Equivalents in Latin, Sanskrit, Hindi

APPENDIX VI
Bibliography

Index

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