What is this course about?
This course is designed to gain knowledge of Food & Diet with principles of Ayurveda. Food is the main source of energy for human being but if its not consumed according to individual needs it becomes main source of various health conditions.
It is important to understand individuals Prakruti (Constitution) before deciding which kind of food is important for that person. Now a days we all know food, with its nutritious values, so we always calculate either Calories or Fat. Ayurveda gives more importance to individual person and after effect of every food item based on their Prakruti (Constitution).
Selection of Diet &Food should be according to Agni (Appetite),Kala (Time of the day) ,Rutu ( Season) , Vikruti (Health condition ), Vaya ( Age),Desha ( Geographical Area) . It should not be simply based on likes and dislikes or calories and fat calculations.
Who is this course for?
- This course is suitable for ideally Ayurveda Students.
- Ayurveda Graduates
- Ayurvedic Practitioners
- Complimentary Health Practitioners
- Yoga Practitioners
- Anyone who want to become Ayurvedic Dietician.
What are the benefits of course?
On successfully completion of this course students will be able to practice as Ayurvedic Dietician. Every student will be certified by
- CMA (Complimentary Medical Association) and
- FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapies).
How Long is This course?
- It is 9 Months Diploma Course of 240 Hours.
- Students need to attend 2 sessions a week for over 40 weeks.
- Each session is of 3 hours.
- Total 80 online sessions
When is the starting date?
This year’s batch is starting from 10th of March 2021.
What is the Finishing Date?
10th of November 2021
What are the timings of session?
- Every Wednesday 6pm to 9pm
- Every Saturday 7am to 10am
How Will Assessment take Place?
On 27th November Saturday, every student needs to pass an online MCQ exam.
Is there any Discount on Course Price?
Considering current pandemic situation and many people have lost their jobs or unable to work ,We have considered – Early Bird Discount of £200 if booked before 1st March 2021.
Concept of Nutrition according to Ayurveda
- Rasa Introduction
- Effect of rasa on dosha
- Dravya prabhava (effect of dravya)
- Three substances contra-indicated for long term consumption and their effects ob body
- Satmya (adaptation/habituation)
- Vidhi Vimarsha / Applied Inferences
- Combinations of Rasa
- Basic composition of Rasa
- Madhura Rasa -Qualities, Actions and effects of its excessive use
- Amla Rasa- Qualities ,Actions and effects of its excessive use
- Lavana Rasa -Qualities, Actions and effects of its excessive use
- Katu Rasa -Qualities, Actions and effects of its excessive use
- Tikta Rasa- Qualities, Actions of and effects of its excessive use
- Kashaya Rasa-Qualities, Actions and effects of its excessive use
- Means of knowing rasa
- Tattva Vimarsha / Fundamental Principles
Practical application of rasa, virya, vipaka and prabhava
Classification of Food
- Classification of Food According to Charak Samhita
- Class of Meat of Goat and Sheep
- Class of Vegetables
- Class of Fruits
- Class of Green Herbs
- Class of Wines and Alcoholic Preparations
- Class of Water
- Class of Milk and its Varities
- Class of Sugarcane and its products
- Class of Cooked Food Preparation
- Class on Food Articles
- General Considerations in qualities
- Signs of bad quality (avoidable) vegetables, fruits and greens
- Beverages after food
- Benefits of anupana (vehicle)
- Contra-inidcations of drinking water after meals
- Qualities of creatures according to their habitat and food
Ahara vidhi vidhana (principles for taking meals)
Ashta vidha ahara visheshayatana ( eight specific factors for diet)
Assesment of Constitution
Food according to Season
- Benefits of following seasonal regimen
- Six seasons according to (the position of the) Sun
- Diet and beverages in Hemant Rutu( winter season) Mid November -Mid January
- Diet and lifestyle guidelines in Shishira ritu (late winter) Mid January -Mid March
- Diet and lifestyle guidelines in Vasanta ritu (spring season) Mid March – Mid May
- Diet and lifestyle guidelines in Grishma ritu (summer season) Mid May – Mid July
- Diet and lifestyle guidelines in Varsha ritu (rainy season) Mid July -Mid September
- Diet and lifestyle guidelines in Sharada ritu (autumn season) Mid September- Mid November
- Use of taste as per season
- Ritusandhi- (inter-seasonal period)
- Okasatmya(acquired adaptation or habituation)
- Tattva Vimarsha / Fundamental Principles
- Vidhi vimarsha / Applied Inferences
- Common diseases due to non-observance of ritucharya
Ama & Detox Food