Food has been a basic part of our existence. Nutrition has been defined as food at work in the body. Nutrients are components of food required by the body in an adequate amount in order to grow reproduce and lead a normal, healthy lifestyle. These include water, Proteins, Lipids, Carbohydrates, Vitamins, and Minerals. Diet therapy is specially designed and prescribed for general or medical nutritional purposes.
Diet Therapy is a normal diet modified as per the need of the individual’s general or medical nutritional purpose with the basic objective of maintaining good health or restoring good health.
Fasting therapy is the abstinence from taking meals for a certain period of time. Intermittent Fasting refers merely to fasting or abstaining from food or specific materials or substances at predetermined intervals. Benefits:1. Metabolism is increased during the process. 2. The fat deposits around the body are used up quite fast. 3. Control the urge to eat. 4. Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar are maintained to optimal Levels. 5. Heart functioning is at ease.
Massage Therapy – Manipulation of the body’s soft tissues with specific techniques to promote or restore health.
Massage therapy is a treatment approach that is growing in demand and popularity. It was once considered an alternative or fringe approach, but it is now becoming much more mainstream. This form of therapy involves hands-on techniques to increase circulation, relieve tension, reduce stress, relieve anxiety, improve sleep, and promote relaxation throughout the entire body, as well as many other benefits. The body’s soft tissue areas include the muscles, tendons, connective tissue, etc. If someone is tense and in need of a release, or they have been injured and have extensive muscle and/or nerve tissue damage that plagues their body, massage therapy might be worth exploring. Here are some benefits of massage therapy
Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practice that originated thousands of years ago.In this practice we insert very fine needles.
Acupressure is an ancient healing art where thumb or the blunt end of a thin object is used to stimulate specific key points on the body with the goal of relieving pain. Acupressure is done based on the identification of Acupoints that are located on meridians or channels that run throughout the body. Basically Acupuncture and Acupressure rely on the same Fundamental principles. Reflexology is similar to Acupressure but has some differences; where Reflexology relies on a pathway called Reflex Zones which contains reflex areas located on palm and feet(sole). Acupressure and Reflexology plays an important role in Balancing energy and create a Positive Response.
Hydrotherapy or water therapy is the use of the water of various temperatures to relieve discomfort or improve health conditioning. Benefits: Soothe sore or inflamed muscles and joints, rehabilitate injured limbs, lower fevers, soothe headaches, promote relaxation, treat burns and frostbite, ease labor pains, and clear up skin problems. Hot water is chosen for its relaxing and Improve Immune System. Tepid water can also be used for stress reduction. Coldwater is selected to reduce inflammation. Alternating hot and cold water can stimulate the circulatory system and improve the immune system. Adding herbs and essential oils to water can enhance its therapeutic value. Steam is frequently used as a carrier for essential oils that are inhaled to treat respiratory problems.
Panchamahabhuta or the five elements of nature play a major role in human life. Earth or mud is one among those five elements. Mud therapy is application of earth extract whose application helps in retain heat, dislodge impurities, relax muscles, stimulate blood flow and improve lymphatic drainage. Mud application has a capacity of absorbing natural colours and conveying it to the body thereby providing therapeutic benefits.
The most important forces of nature include gravity, radiation, the nuclear force and electromagnetic force. Magnetism is a part of the Electromagnetic field. Natural magnetism influences all forms of life and based on this principle; Magnetotherapy was introduced where artifical powerful magnets are used for the purpose of healing.
Chromotherapy is a method of treatment of diseases by colours. Colour therapy is a technique of restoring imbalance by means of applying coloured light to the body and also a well balanced diet for treating any condition. It is best used as a supportive therapy along with diet, adequate rest and relaxation, exercise, yoga asanas. It is also beieved that the cause of any disease can be traced to the lack of particular colour in the human system like eyeballs, nails, urine etc. Every substance on earth contains colour. These are natural colours which are highly beneficial to the maintenance of health and for healng purpose. Like yoga, Colours too affect us on Physical, Emotional, Mental and Spiritual plane and also pretty much affective on seven Chakras situated in the body.