Archive for June 2016

Teff :  Teff is an ancient grain, small in size and packed with nutrition. Because the grains of teff are so small, the bulk of the grain consists of the bran and germ. This makes teff nutrient dense as the bran and germ are the most nutritious parts of any grain. This grain has a […]

" Wheat is the most difficult grain to digest and should be avoided at all times. Wheat creates many blocks which increases inflammation throughout the body, especially in the digestive system "

Dr. Pankaj Naram

Grains are packed with nutrients, including protein, fiber, B vitamins, antioxidants, and trace minerals (iron, zinc, copper, and magnesium). Choosing right grains has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and some forms of cancer. Grains to enjoy: Millet Amaranth Quinoa Kamut Spelt Corn Oats Rye Buckwheat Rice Wild Rice Teff. Instead […]

Pulses (Beans) to enjoy: The King of all beans and the food of the sages has always been Mung (Moong) beans. You can enjoy Mung in the whole green form or split, yellow Mung. Mung in all forms is easy to digest, full of nutrients and, in itself, a wonderful nourishing meal. Tur Dahl, Lentils, […]

Pomegranates and Papayas come highly recommended. (Even people with Diabetes could enjoy both Pomegranates and Papayas, although all other fruits, due to their high sugar content, are to be avoided.) Fruits are to be enjoyed ripe and sweet, seasonal and preferably locally grown. Enjoy all locally and organically grown fruits, according to their season: Apples, […]

You can enjoy, for example: Artichoke, Arugula, Asparagus, Beans (many varieties), beet, Bell peppers; enjoy the ripe red and yellow variety the green bell peppers are not ripened yet, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Broccoli rabe, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celeriac or Celery root, Celery, Chard, Chicory, Chinese cabbage, Collard greens, Cucumber, Endive, Fennel, Garlic, Gourd, […]

One of the first and probably most important dietary advises that we learn from Dr. Naram is to avoid milk and dairy products, except Ghee. Due to the process of preparing Ghee, the milk solids are removed and Ghee transforms into a medicinal formula with amazing healing properties to balances all three doshas, Vata, Pitta […]

According to Ancient Siddha-Veda Principles, Milk and Dairy products’ attributes are heavy, cold and mucus producing, or we can say that they create an imbalance of the Kapha dosha. Fermented and sour foods have the acidic characteristic, and therefore they create an imbalance of the Pitta dosha. Dry and raw food has inflammatory attributes and […]

Please remember to “Enjoy Your Food” everytime.

Dr.Pankaj Naram

Our environment plays a very important role in the choices we make. What’s being offered in the supermarkets and the food trends emphasized through media and the press sways us in a certain direction. The flood of information affects our belief system and creates different emotions in connection to food and the overall well-being. There […]

At first the lifestyle and the diet may seem restrictive and at times impossible to follow. With modern life’s busy schedules and so many distractions it is no surprise that many people gravitate towards recipes that are familiar, many ingredients which are easily available, ready-made food loaded with additives, preservative and fillers and so on. […]

To live with vibrant health is the greatest accomplishment in life. Without a healthy body, a sound mind and emotional tranquility, all other aspects of our lives will be negatively impacted. Our intention for sharing with you the gift of Siddha-Veda lifestyle is only to empower you, and not to limit you. To become independent […]

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