DIETETICS IN AYURVEDA W.S.R TO STHAULYA (OBESITY); SANDHYA K. PAL¹, VD. BALAJI SAWANT2 SHIVANGI J. MISHRA 3,
ABSTRACT- Obesity is a disorder involving excessive body fat that increase the risk of serious health problems.In Ayurveda obesity is described as Medoroga or Sthauly roga. sthaulya is nearest clinical entity for obesity in ayurved Sthaulya is major health problem in modern era because of dietary habits and sedentary lifestyle, stressed life,improved socioeconomic condition and availability of processed high calorie food and soft drinks in industrialized societies. and missing of dincharya and ritucharya. India ranks 3rd highest country all over world has been, severally affected by the obesity as a global epidemic recognized by who as in today era maharashtra prevalence rate of obesity is 11.3%(The indian journal of medicine researched).
KEYWORDS- sthaulya, Ahar,Vihar, Pathya, Apathya