The 6 Stages of Digestion

The 6 Stages of Digestion

In Ayurveda there are six stages of digestion from initial food consumption to cellular nourishment. The five elements (ether, air, earth, water, fire) and the six tastes (sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter, astringent) work together to activate enzymes and the...
The 3 Nyāyas (Laws of Nutrition)

The 3 Nyāyas (Laws of Nutrition)

In Ayurveda there are three laws that govern nutrition and they are called the nyāyas. Everything we consume must be digested, broken down, assimilated and absorbed at a cellular level in order for proper nourishment to take place. Different tissues need different...
The 3 Main Causes of Disease & Pratyahara

The 3 Main Causes of Disease & Pratyahara

We all have a knowing that lives within us about our authentic expression and way of being. We generally know what we are willing to tolerate which sometimes gets overlooked due to the dynamic lifestyles we live. Factors we may experience include societal...