Viruddha Ahara (wrong food combination) - A Review

  • Naikar Ashok Associate Professor, Dept of Shalya Tantra, N K J Ayurvedic Medical College & P.G Centre, Bidar, Karnataka, India.
  • Naaz Farahat Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, N K J Ayurvedic Medical College & P.G Centre, Bidar, Karnataka, India.
  • Bacha Anil HOD, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, N K J Ayurvedic Medical College & P.G Centre, Bidar, Karnataka, India.
  • Nikhila Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, N K J Ayurvedic Medical College & P.G Centre, Bidar, Karnataka, India.
  • Shrilaxmi Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, N K J Ayurvedic Medical College & P.G Centre, Bidar, Karnataka, India.
  • Govind Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, N K J Ayurvedic Medical College & P.G Centre, Bidar, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Thrayopasthamba, Viruddha Ahara, Wrong food combination, Dietary measures.

Abstract

The wellbeing of the individual chiefly depends upon the kind of food he consumes. The maximum benefits of Ahara (food) can be achieved only by following the healthy dietary guidelines mentioned in classics of Ayurveda whereas wrong dietary pattern can be hazardous to health. The food which is incompatible in respect to climate, quantity, method of preparation, combination etc. are described as potent cause of both physical and psychological illnesses. The present article is intended to explore the concept of Viruddha Ahara (incompatible food) described in Ayurveda classics mainly Charaka Samhita. The recent publications related to incompatible food is also referred for this. The ancient and recent surveys both prove that incompatible food habits are one of the chief causes of physical and psychological pathologies

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Naikar Ashok, Naaz Farahat, Bacha Anil, Nikhila, Shrilaxmi, & Govind. (2022). Viruddha Ahara (wrong food combination) - A Review. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 7(3), 132 - 135. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1790
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