Ayurvedic practitioner Kethaki De Silva-Hahn discusses the importance of diet and massage in Ayurveda, an ancient Indian system of medicine followed by many people in southern Asia.
Kethaki De Silva-Hahn explains why diet is central to Ayurveda. The idea is that you should adapt your diet to your own constitution – a mix of the three bio-elements Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
Kethaki De Silva-Hahn talks about the role of massage in Ayurveda, herbal oils and cleansing.
Ayurveda is a popular kind of complementary medicine, but is it effective? In Good Shape talks to an Ayurvedic practitioner. Also in the show: treating myomas with ultrasound, and the benefits of Pilates.
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