Post by JustJohn or JJ on Sept 1, 2017 7:31:58 GMT -7
SATTVIC COOKING: THE EASTERN TAKE
Sattvic cooking is a way of preparing food that Ayurvedists believe promote overall health and well-being. The word sattvic comes from the Sanskrit word for “pure,” so foods that are considered sattvic are foods free of preservatives, additives and sugar and haven’t been sitting around for a long time. “Think of sattvic foods as coming from the ground rather than from a box -- even if that box says the product is organic,” says Ayurvedist Deacon Carpenter. He says eating sattvic foods can provide a multitude of benefits, including a reduction of the signs of aging, a better night’s sleep, increased metabolism, better digestion and a stronger immune system. Spices like turmeric and black pepper are considered sattvic, since they are believed to contain various healing properties. “Many modern medicines have an organic root, and some of the most popular and potent spices in Indian cooking have medicinal properties,”
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