Review Article

AYUSHDHARA | Year : 2015 | Volume : 2 | Issue : 1 | Page : 25-34

A CRITICAL ANALYSIS ON ROLE OF MILK IN LIFESTYLE DISEASES

Nishant kaushik1*, Poonam Bhojak1, Yasmeen Phaniband3, C.S.Hiremath4

*1P.G. Scholar, 3Asst Professor, 4HOD, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, DGM Ayurvedic Medical College, Gadag, Karnataka, India.
2PG scholar, Dept. of Rasashastra, DGM Ayurvedic Medical College, Gadag, Karnataka, India.

ABSTRACT

Background: Ayurveda is recognized as foremost life science and describes ways to prevent and manage lifestyle disorder. Undoubtedly the world is being attracted towards its potential. Ayurveda provides a better solution in the form of proper dietary management, lifestyle advices medicament, rejuvenation therapies. The holistic approach of Ayurveda treating the patient as a whole is expanding. One such significant subject is Ksheera (milk) which provides a special and unique nutrition that cannot be derived from any other dietary supplement. Unfortunately, the incidence of lifestyle diseases like hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, dyslipidemia, Obesity associated with Cardio vascular disease is high on rise. CVD continues to be the major cause of mortality representing about 30% of all deaths worldwide. Aim & Objective: Keeping the Ayurvedic in view and the current scientific studies on milk in mind, the review article aims to shed light on the molecular and multi-axial role of milk in few Lifestyle disorders. Conclusion: Milk on its own is a medicine. If taken with other medicines/herbs/foods it serves as a tonic or purifier. A proper use of milk can cure afflictions like obesity, liver problems, kidney diseases, DM.

Keywords:  Ayurveda, Ksheera, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, Lifestyle.

*Corresponding Address:
Dr. Nishant Kaushik , P.G. Scholar Dept. of Kayachikitsa DGM Ayurvedic Medical College Gadag, Karnataka, India. Ph: +918880887405
Email: dr.nishant16@gmail.com

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