According to Ayurveda; the right food, in the right quantity, at the right time, taken in the right way, contributes a lot to a healthy and active life. It can also help you to avoid diseases, all because it supports the natural balance of your body and your constitution type. In Ayurveda this is the basis for your health and well-being.
Unhealthy eating habits, on the other hand, bring your constitution type out of balance and vice versa; a constitution type that is out of balance often leads to an unhealthy eating pattern!
In Ayurveda, nutrition is therefore considered a form of therapy; it is regarded as a crucial means to bringing your constitution type and your body back into balance. And because you are unique your food requirements will differ to those of your neighbour.
So as far as nutrition is concerned, this means that: