One of the largest takeaways I realized from Rose was the thought of digestion as power; the extra power the physique has to dedicate to digestion, the much less power it has for different issues. Going again to smoothies versus stews scenario, I spotted the pressure I used to be placing on my physique by forcing it to heat up the chilly meals and drinks I so typically consumed. Now, I’ve grown to like room temperature water and heat teas.
Over the course of the category, we mentioned how in Ayurveda, it is truly really useful to not drink a lot throughout meals, as that may also negatively influence your digestive fireplace. I gave it a attempt, and it is made an enormous distinction for such a small change. (Less fuel and bloating. Win.)
Yes, I’ll nonetheless go for a smoothie right here and there, however I’ve included far more heat, easy-to-digest meals into my food plan. Speaking of, Rose defined why soaking legumes is so essential for digestion, and the way to do it. As a primarily plant-based gal with a love for beans, this was extremely useful data, and has noticeably improved the uncomfortable fuel points I used to suppose had been regular after consuming legumes.
All in all, the identical advantages I felt whereas consuming Ayurvedic meals throughout my coaching at the moment are accessible to me via my very own cooking, due to this class.
And together with the way to strategy food plan, Rose additionally talks concerning the three doshas: vata, pitta, and kapha—plus the way to hold all of them in steadiness and follow self-care based mostly on yours. With so many bases lined, this class gave me tons of useful instruments to make use of—and my physique and spirit really feel higher for it.