Diet Taboos for Yoga Practitioners
Here’s the news: Someone in Texas, USA, can eat eighteen chickens in one meal.
It weighs more than 500 pounds, but cannot engage in any manual labor.
It is unimaginable that if you chew these chickens slowly, it will take 6 to 8 hours for one dinner alone, not to mention the time spent on breakfast, lunch and afternoon refreshments.
The effects of this diet can be imagined.
Yoga knows the dangers of gobbling and helps to chew the consequences of slow swallowing.
The question now is how slow should the rate of eating be.
The speed of chewing depends on the type of food.
Eating bananas is always faster than apples, and eating meat is slower than vegetables. In general, there is only one principle: you must chew more than 12 times for a bite of food, and you must chew the food and swallow it.
There are many benefits to chewing slowly and swallowing. People who develop this kind of diet, although the amount of food they eat is not large, can absorb nutrients and energy more fully than those who gobble up their stomachs; enough saliva can be goodIt is mixed with food to help the stomach digest digestive nutrition.
In this way, a person can effectively control too much food, avoid obesity caused by indigestion and long-term food excess, maintain the health of the body, and make full use of the energy that food brings to us.
Do not eat for two hours before going to bed.
Many people have the bad habit of lying down and resting after eating. This problem is particularly obvious when eating at night, which is very harmful to the body.
Eat for a few hours before bedtime, food can be fully digested in the body, the burden on the stomach is reduced, and it helps to sleep and rest well.
Most patients with gastrointestinal disorders have the habit of eating at night, and as a result, the abdominal muscles are excessively strained. When the person is already asleep, the stomach and intestines are still sleeping, so that they do not get a good rest and cause gastrointestinal damage. The digestive function is in a long-term disorder.status.
If this bad habit is thought of, the suffering of the patient will be eliminated.
The use of seasonings should not be promoted too much.
So don’t add excessive salt, chili, pepper or other plant spices and processed spice when cooking food.
This is not to say that the seasoning is harmful, we are only opposed to excessive flavoring and seasoning.
These things cause the taste of food to be too strong. They satisfy our appetite in a short time. In the long run, it has caused great damage to my sense organs, and we have gradually become unable to enjoy the delicate changes in nature.At the same time, accustomed to strong stimuli, our digestive system is overly stressed, secreting more substances to neutralize these strong stimuli of the uncomfortable body.
Yogis drink more than 10-15 cups of water every day.
But do not drink water or beverages during meals. Even thirst should drink water half an hour after meals. Observed by yogis, not drinking water during meals can cure certain skin diseases.
Drinking a lot of water can clean up the toxins produced in the body in one day, keep the body’s water balance and prevent premature aging, and the balance of water in the body makes us more energetic.
However, many people cannot drink enough water every day. Some people are used to drinking fruit juice, milk and other beverages. As a result, various diseases and physical disorders are caused.
When they started getting enough water every day, most of the disease was brought under control.
The large amount of water makes the body not overbear the fat in the food, and the body is slightly reduced.