Do we get the same benefits of sleep when we sleep during day instead of night? No. All the benefits of sleep discussed in the previous article are only regarding sleeping at night. Ayurveda has never encouraged day sleeping. According to Ayurveda day sleeping increases Kapha & Pitta. It is a major reason for Agni mandya i.e disturbed digestive power. Also, it is listed as cause in diseases like Diabetes, Obesity, chronic indigestion etc. One cannot sleep peacefully at night
Winters are described to be the best season for making health or one might say to start healthy lifestyle. It is a season characterized by cold winds, freezing temperatures and even snow fall at certain places. Winds are considerably dry but nature has got strength in it. Winter & Digestion: Due to cold and windy atmosphere body pores have natural tendency towards closure to decrease the transmission of heat. Thereby our hunger increases qualitatively as well quantitatively.