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5 satvic food that makes for a perfect yoga diet to balance your body and mind

It is said that ‘when the diet is wrong medicine of no use’ and ‘when the diet is correct medicine is of no need’. Diet plays an important role in the functioning of our body and mind. Even while practicing yoga, diet plays an important role in reaping the benefits. Yoga is one of the most important regimes which when complemented with a healthy diet, works wonders! In fact, eating the right kind of food is an integral part of living a yogic life.

It is interesting to see how certain foods have a subtle effect on mind and mood. Ayurveda offers comprehensive information on how various foods affect our mental and physical well-being along with spiritual strength. Yoga does not distinguish food based on proteins, fats or carbohydrates, instead, it classifies them based on the effect they have on our mind and body. The food is classified into satva, tamas, and rajas. Tamas is the type of food which makes us lethargic and sluggish while rajasic food makes us feel restless. Satvic food is considered the best of all which makes us feel energetic, light and enthusiastic. A satvic food diet is recommended while taking yoga teachers training in India.

Sattva is the pure quality of equanimity as well as spiritual goodness. It brings intelligence, awareness, joy, and virtue. Satvic diet promotes purity of mind and body and it should be cultivated for a compassionate, clear and calm mind. While pursuing 200 hour yoga teachers training in India, consuming a satvic diet offers physical strength and flexibility to practice various asana and focus on mindful meditation.

Including these satvic foods in your diet will promote holistic wellness during 200 YTT in India:

  • Ghee

Ghee is one of the most revered satvic food items whose importance has been mentioned even in ancient Vedas. Rice with ghee and soma juice is considered as the diet of the God. The properties of ghee depend on its source, i.e. the type of milk. The most recommended and beneficial type of ghee is the one which is made from cow milk. Making ghee at home ensures purity and no adulteration. Ghee is also essential to keep your joints lubricated in long-run.

  • Organic fresh fruits

Fresh fruits are an important part of satvic diet during yoga teachers training in Dharamsala. However, Avocados and Tomatoes should be avoided as they are rajasic in nature. But you can safely consume rest of the fruits including bananas, apples, grapes, oranges, berries, melons, plums and peaches. These fruits are considered satvic and are consumed especially by yogis. They symbolize generosity and spirituality and increase magnetism.

  • Honey

Processed white sugar needs to be avoided while consuming a satvic diet. Honey is a natural sweetener which is acceptable in a satvic diet. Other sweeteners such as fruit juice and sugar cane juice can also be used while cooking satvic food while pursuing 200 hour yoga teacher training course.

  • Organic vegetables

You can consume most of the vegetables while on a satvic diet but refrain from using onions and garlic while cooking. Consuming vegetables with mushrooms, potatoes, and hot pepper is not satvic. Instead go for mild organic vegetables like beets, cucumbers, carrots, green leafies, celery and sweet potatoes.

  • Seeds and Nuts

Soaking seeds and nuts overnight removes their natural enzyme inhibitors and makes them easy for your body to digest. Choose pure and fresh nuts and seeds instead of roasted or salted nuts as they lose satvic properties. Almonds, sesame seeds, flax seeds and walnuts make for great choices.

It is essential to establish a harmony in the way we breathe, live, eat, and drink for a holistic approach. To reap the benefits of best YTT in India, it is best to stick to a satvic diet which will help you cope up with the requirements of your training program.

If you are looking for an affordable yoga teacher training in India, Chinmay Yoga is the place to look for! Experienced tutors, comfortable accommodation, tranquil ambience and satvic food are some of the major attractions of the centre. Enrol yourself for a life-changing experience at Chinmay yoga.

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