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As Ayurveda has become popular, interest in eating according to your constitutional type has grown. Over the last few years we've seen this dynamic of eating and tailoring your diet to specifically suit your unique dosha.
And while I think there are some great aspects to that, I also think there are a few risks in terms of how we approach food, how we approach eating, the state of our mind, how we think about our food, and how sometimes we can turn food into a stressor.
A few topics discussed in this episode are:
- The Origins of the Ayurvedic Diet
- Qualities of the Doshas
- Enjoying Our Food
- Listen to Your Body and the Seasons
- A Real-Food Diet
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