Gut Health

Gut Health is the Most Important Ayurveda Secret

When I was in my twenties, I developed a bronchial cough every spring and couldn’t shake it for months. I finally consulted an Ayurvedic physician, who said, “Your problem is due to poor digestion, from eating too many heavy foods. And it’s been compounded by the antibiotics, which have killed the friendly flora in your intestines and weakened your immunity further.” I questioned this diagnosis, but since I was desperate, I took the herbal remedies and made the changes in diet and lifestyle that he suggested. And miraculously, I have never had a bronchial infection since. In fact, decades later, having made a conscious effort to improve my digestion using the practical principles of Maharishi Ayurveda, I rarely catch a cold.

Ayurvedic Digestion Secrets

Ten Ayurvedic Digestion Secrets

In the 2004 documentary Super Size Me, Morgan Spurlock decided to eat a steady diet of fast food for 30 days to see how it would affect his health. Although he and his doctors expected some changes, they were shocked by how quickly his skin turned sallow, his cholesterol levels and blood pressure skyrocketed and his weight shot up 27 pounds. Worse, his mood changed from one of vibrancy to depression