Eating a Light Meal for Dinner Aids the Digestive Sytem | Yoga of Eating
Updated: Jan 27, 2021
One of the words for Dinner in the English language is "𝐒𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐫" whose root comes from the word term "𝐒𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐌𝐞𝐚𝐥" A supplemental meal is a meal eaten over and above the main meal of the day ie lunch. Many people eat their largest and heaviest meal during dinner time According to Ayurveda*, digestion gets less efficient during and after sunset which could lead to Digestive problems including constipation. It's best that we eat a light,easy to digest and small meals for Supper ie dinner for eg Soups.
*Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of traditional natural healing in the world. Also known as the sister of Yoga, it stresses deeply on nutrition and lifestyle for optimal health.
Ayurveda believes that there are three bio energies ie Vata ( Air and Ether Elements), Pitta ( Fire and Water ) and Kapha ( Earth and Water) within the body and their balance or imbalance determines the state of good or ill health .