Tuesday , October 26 2021

Dietary principles in Yoga – eat healthy, stay healthy

Unhealthy diet increases the risk of many illnesses. Diet is an essential part of yoga. 


– Do not eat anything for at least one and a half hour after waking up 

– Drink a luke-warm water in the morning

– Lunch may be taken around 12 noon 

– Take dinner two to three hours before sleep

– Dinner may be taken around 6.30 pm 

– Breakfast must be healthy and nutritious

– Take the breakfast within two hours of waking – up

Satvik ahar is a diet that offers your body a great basis for yogic practices. Satvik ahaar or yogic diet help to maintain the same energized, light feeling that is achieved through yoga. 

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– As per yoga shastra, half of the stomach should be filled with food

– One fourth of the stomach should be filled with water 

– The remaining one fourth part of the stomach should remain empty

– Avoid over eating

– Eating in the right quantity helps in easy digestion 

– Avoid drinking too much water along with the meals

– Meals should preferably be taken at the regular timings

– Take meals in a quiet and calm environment


– Diet must have variety of foods 

– Include more fruits and vegetables in the diet

Following the principles of healthy eating and having a yogic diet can help you attain a higher level of spirituality by generating positive energy. Make the effort to create a new life balance for yourself through a Yogic diet.

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