Importance of Asta Vidha Ahara Ayatana in the prevention of Lifestyle Disorder
Lifestyle Disorder are group of diseases which are caused due to improper lifestyle of people. These are considered more dangerous than infectious diseases as it has created a large impact on global population and fatal and hereditary ones. This can be prevented by following a proper diet and lifestyle as also mentioned in our classics as Ahara Ayatana. Our Acharya has given importance to Ahara Ayatana as it leads to longitivity. This same is explained as Nidana of Santarpanajanya Vyadhi. Symptoms of group of diseases under lifestyle disorder mimics to a larger extent with the Lakshana of Santarpanajanya Vyadhis . Hence, following Ahara Ayatana is very important even in today’s era.
Agnivesha, Charaka Samhita, Chaukhambha Surabharati Publication, Vimana Sthana, 1st chapter, 21st sloka, pg 235, pp 738.
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