Obesity and weight loss through ayurveda



Stay thin with a slender waist.

Ayurveda is a perfect ancient science of life; the word AYUR literally means life and VEDA the science or knowledge. Ayurveda briefly explains the knowledge of the do's and don'ts one has to follow, which favours the well being of each individual to lead a healthy, happy, comfortable and advantageous life physically, mentally & socially. Ayurveda also emphasizes "prevention is better than cure".

According to Ayurveda, continuous indulgence in high fat food, fried items, etc., along with sedentary life-style leads to excess accumulation of body fat which gets deposited in the numerous body channels.

The Diet & Lifestyle suggested in Aurveda for Losing Weight.

Mint & spices like dry ginger, cinnamon, black pepper are beneficial in losing weight. Moong and Masoor in one's diet are good. Avoid very sweet, salty or oily food especially at night.

Take carrot juice, avoid rice and potato. Among cereals wheat is good. Vegetables like bitter gourd (Karela), and bitter variety of drumstick are useful.

Honey with fresh lemon juice is an excellent home remedy. Raw or cooked cabbage is of great value in weight reduction. Two ripe tomatoes can be taken early morning as a substitute for breakfast. By eating preparations made of ragi, the constant desire to eat is curbed, thus reducing the daily calorie intake.

Exercise is an important part, walking is best to begin with followed by running, swimming and of course asanas & pranayama of yoga are the best. Try not to skip meals, small well-spaced meals are desirable. Drink plenty of warm water to avoid fluid retention.

Sleeping during the daytime should be avoided at all costs. Try and indulge in more sexual, physical, mental activities. Think positive, meditation, steam baths and regular ayurvedic massages help, one can also try Panchakarma treatment.

There are two types of massages in Ayurveda which are specific for slimming.

They are Udvarthanam and Oil Massages. This ayurvedic treatment includes medicated steam bath, herbal tea and a course of medicines. Special ayurvedic diet would be recommended during this period. The duration is usually from 14 to 28 days, depending on the body constitution and the decision of the ayurvedic doctor.

Udvartanam Oil massage is good for cellulites reduction.

The whole body is gently massaged with medicated powders prepared with various herbs. This helps to reduce fat patches from the body known as cellulites, toning of the muscles, improves blood circulation and eases joint pains. Regular Udvartanam is good for not only cellulites but it helps to lose weight by increasing the basal metabolic rate. This remarkable treatment consists of natural nourishing ingredients such as Almond Oil, Chickpea Flour, Turmeric Powder and Fenugreek Powder. Almond Oil, containing proteins and minerals, is excellent for relaxing muscles and ligaments while lubricating the skin. Turmeric Powder strengthens the skin, relieves kapha (mucus) and vata (wind) and works great as an antiseptic. While you indulge yourself in deep relaxation, the massage will remove excess heat from your body, enhancing circulation and drawing fresh energy to the surface of the skin. This is a wonderful treatment for those seeking to achieve a perfectly smooth, blemish-free, gleaming body.

Where to find these treatments.

The Leela Kempinski, Kerala’s largest five-star resort, Kovalam Beach provides these massages. They also have complete packages that include stay and food for the period of these massage treatement. The treatments are under a Doctor's supervision. The Leela’s 8,000-square-foot Divya Ayurveda Wellness Spa comprises eight treatment rooms with state-of-the-art facilities including an authentic Ayurvedic area and a yoga studio - The Leela Hotel .

Fat Reduction, Slimming Programme 15 days. During these fifteen day you undergo ayurveda therapy that includes oil massage + steam bath, PowderMassage + steam bath, Kashayavasthi. For more information visit their Kerala Ayurveda

Excessive weight causes problems and embarrassment at the same time for the person struggling with it.Aarogya Health Care offer perfect solution to go down on weight. Their solution to weight loss exploits a cream that is made by Ayurvedic Oil. This wonderful cream is put over the places with bulged flab and its constant use brings good results in few days. The specific slimming massage intensely focuses on the veins indulged in obesity. The massage is applied on the concerning vein that leads one to being slim.

This treatment is also known as the Powder Massage. In this procedure special herbal powders are applied by massage therapists in a specific way on the body for about 45 to 60 minutes. For more information - Herbal Ayur Massages

Udvartanam (Body Slimming Massage) It is a deep-dry massage with herbal powder or paste. It reduces obesity, imparts mobility to joints, improves texture & complexion of skin and stimulates the nerve endings. The most promising effect is slimming of bulk body. VCC Ayurveda

28 Days’ Weight Loss Program Treatment includes different types of massages, medicated steam bath, special diet with herbal juices and tea, plus yoga and meditation

Ayurveda therapy and Udvarthanam oil massage will help you attain a lean slender body. After this it becomes more important for you to lead a disciplined life style with a sensible diet and moderate exercise. Ultimately, to stay healthy — and trim — you need to change your lifestyle.