2021-2022 University Catalog 
    Sep 20, 2021  
2021-2022 University Catalog
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AY 1205 - Ayurvedic Nutrition

This course will discuss general concepts of AHARA DRAVYAs in structuring Ayurvedic diet. Students will learn about qualities and actions of various grains, legumes, spices, vegetables, meat, various sweetening agents, cooking oils, and greens. Students will also gain knowledge of PATHYA and its importance, concepts and applicability of SHAD RASAS, psycho-somatic effects of SHAD RASAS, overuse and/or abnormal uses of RASAS. Diet indicated for balancing VATA, PITTA and KAPHA DOSHAS will be discussed. Students will learn various meal preparations for health promotion. Additionally, this course will also discuss the concept of SATVIK AHAARA, and PATHYA used in PANCHAKARMA.
Course Delivery Model(s)
Lecture Hours: 60
Lab Hours: 0
Total Hours: 60

Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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