8 Glasses Of Water Per Day
March 18, 2012
The world of healthcare is full of extremely bad advice. Everywhere you turn you hear things repeated over and over that then become the mantra. At that point the ‘health recommendation’ quite unfortunately becomes the conventional wisdom. It then becomes accepted by virtually everyone, except by those who are initiated into the true higher understanding surrounding the matter of concern.
We address the following highly consequential health advice because of how many holistic health professionals and alternative health practitioners are now repeating such unsound and “bad advice”.Drinking 8 glasses of water a day is essential for optimum health. (Debunked)
We take serious issue with this 8 glasses of water per day recommendation issuing from the mouths of so many. Why? What are the facts concerning this wellness suggestion?
Let’s consult Ayurveda in order to ferret out the truth:
The strength of the digestive fire (known as Agni in Ayurveda) reigns supreme in determining the overall physical health of the human organism. When this fire is diminished, through improper diet and many other causes, the body begins its descent into a state of compromised health.
The more the digestive fire or agni is put out, the more ama builds up throughout the body. In Ayurveda, ama is the name given to the aggregate toxic byproducts produced within the human body, especially those which result when the process of digesting food is weakened and frequently undermined. The uninterrupted progression of ama buildup is known to lead to all sorts of disease, illness, imbalances and general low quality of life.
The ancients and their schools of philosophy and healing often speak volumes in just a few words of wisdom. As follows:CONTINUE: [link to thehealthcoach1.com]