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Wrong Food Combinations as per Ayurveda

 As per Veda there have been some wrong food combinations which we might not be aware of.  Do you know that even two healthy foods in itself it requires full digestive process of its own kind.  Milk is a totally different protein than other concentrated proteins like meat eggs nuts etc. Milk doesn’t digest in stomach but in do denim. Hence in the presence of milk stomach doesn’t respond with its secretion liquids and solids.  As a law no liquid should be taken with solids liquid tends to pass away immediately into the intestines taking away all the digestive enzymes. Thus inhibiting the digestion liquids should be taken at least 20 minutes prior to meal and not immediately after or along with meal .But it can be taken one hour after meal.

Bananas and milk
Ayurveda lists this combination as one of the heaviest and toxin forming it is set to create heaviness in the body and slow down the mind. If you are a fan of milk and banana, make sure that banana is very ripe and add cardamom and nutmeg to stimulate digestion.Wrong Food Combinations as per Ayurveda

Cold drinks
Avoid cold or ice drinks during or directly after a meal. The cold diminishes digestive power called Agni and causes a host of digestive problems allergies and colds.  The same goes for ice cream and frozen yogurt , green tea or black tea and milk tea which contains flavonoids called catechins which have many beneficial effects on the heart.

Wrong Food Combinations as per Ayurveda

Just when we add milk and tea together then a group of proteins in milk called Caseins interact with the tea to reduce the concentration of catechins.  So avoid tea and milk together . Drink warm water small sips of warm water during a meal . It can help in easy digestion of the food.  Do not drink extremely cold water as the body uses too much effort to move it through the digestive tract which should be saved to digest your meal .Curd  should not be consumed in the Night. Buttermilk helps in digestion whereas curd to the contrary  is heavy to digest.  It can be best digested at lunch time when the digestive abilities are the strongest. Curd is acidic in nature , it aggravates Pitta and kapha as it produces a lot of heat in the stomach .Curds are heavy  and slow to digest and can be constipating to people with weak digestion so people should avoid its consumption

 

Olive oil and nuts

Olive oil and nuts are commonly combined in pesto and salad dressings. Olive oil is a fat and nuts which are sources of protein that has an inhibiting effect of the digestion of the protein. So try to avoid there usage together if possible .Wrong Food Combinations as per Ayurveda

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