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The USification of Food

Along with it’s version of democracy, the USA spreads diabetes, heart disease and more

There’s an old family catchphrase that ‘your mother knows best’ that is often used in conjunction with ‘ask your mother’ or ‘ask your father’. Mother knows best as a phrase used to placate women in the patriarchal society whereas ask your mother or ask your father a fundamental phrases indicating blindness to the truth and an avoidance of responsibility.

The way of live for people of the USA has been to modulus, they stole the land they now occupy, exterminated around 100 million people and began to create an idealistic new existence based on liberty and freedom without any sense of guilt for their crimes

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Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum graecum

Known as methi in India, Fenugreek is an annual herb with dark green colour compound leaves. Seeds are brownish in color and have typical odor. They are in long seed vessels i.e. pods. Leaves and seeds are edible part of the plant which have food as well as medicinal value.

Including fenugreek in diet is a normal practice in India and neighboring countries. Ayurved recommends shat-rasatmak ahar (food including 6 types of juices). These are madhur (sweet),amla (sour), lavana (salty), tikta (bitter), katu (pungent) and kashay (astringent). If we will deliberately include all the 6 juices our diet, then the diet will be a really balanced diet which ultimately will give us long life and good health.

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Diabetes and Ayurveda

Madhumeh Chikitsa – Treatment of Diabetes

Diabetes has become one of the most common ailments today. The number of diabetic persons is increasing worldwide. Diabetes is a man made disease. This means that diabetes is related to our life style. If we adopt a proper life style like doing regular exercise, changing our dietary habits, opting for more natural food suitable to our body system and going for regular check ups after forty years of age (after thirty years of age for people who have a history of diabetes in the family), we can avoid or at least prolong the onset of the disease.

Modern science considers diabetes to be a metabolic disease but according to ayurveda, diabetes is a

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