Yoga Talk Podcast 25: Ayurvedic Diet

with Yoga International

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Kat and Michael are once again joined by their favorite ayurvedic expert, Kathryn Templeton. This time around, we're discussing the Ayurvedic diet!

Talking points include:

(Brief!) Ayurvedic diet overview

Food lists for your dosha

  • Why they can be confusing and not always helpful

Does Ayurveda want us all to be lacto-ovo vegetarians? 

  • Putting Ayurveda in cultural and historical context 

Food as medicine in Ayurveda 

  • Why you “take a banana” instead of “eat a banana.”

The Charaka Samhitia

  • Qualities of different types of meat 

Ayurvedic Food and Consciousness 

  • Addressing food-privilege 

Looking at the qualities of our favorite foods

  • How they change based upon how we prepare them

  • How they affect us
  • The 80/20 rule

Can Ayurveda align with a vegan diet?

  • And what about the paleo diet? 

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