The Little-Known Ayurvedic Ritual That Can Boost Your Digestion 

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)


Introduction to the importance of digestive health and its impact on overall well-being. Mention that Ayurveda offers lesser-known rituals to enhance digestion. 

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1. Eat Only When You're Hungry 

Distinguishing genuine hunger from taste and habit prevents the discomfort of overeating, a habit that can result in various health issues. Allow 3-4 hours between full meals. 

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2. Eat Only Freshly Cooked Food 

Ayurveda, the ancient Indian wisdom, underscores the vitality of consuming a fresh and balanced diet. Opt for seasonal ingredients to keep your energy levels high and your digestive system in check. 

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3. Drink Warm Water Throughout The Day 

Maintain optimal hydration with the aid of lukewarm water, which supports efficient digestion by avoiding the challenges posed by cold water. Develop a habit of consuming warm water. 

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4. Eat Your Biggest Meal At Lunch 

Aligning with Ayurvedic principles, enjoy your most substantial meal when the sun is at its zenith, and your digestive fire is at its peak. This practice ensures thorough digestion and optimal nutrient absorption. 

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5. Give Yourself Some Time 

Allotting ample time for meal preparation and consumption facilitates effective absorption of nutrients and encourages proper blood flow to the stomach, promoting a healthier digestive process. Drinking water before meals supports digestion. 

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6. Make Exercise Your Habit 

Adopt Ayurveda's advice of dedicating 30 minutes daily to physical activity, a step toward holistic well-being that enhances metabolism and digestion. Maintains overall body health and shape. 

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