Ayurveda is the eternal science of life and a comprehensive natural health care system that originated long back in India. Ayurveda is a very well-renowned medical discipline on parity with conventional Western medicine and other recognized medical systems in India. This medical system is expansively used as a primary health care system in India, and growing universally too. Ayurveda has unique concepts and methodologies to maintain and promote health, this system deals with various characteristics of health and well-being in their diverse aspects, such as happy life, sustainable contentment and longevity. For every living being in the world including plants food is an essential phenomenon for life which restores energy. Ancient scholars have given importance to Ahara and discussed different types of Ahara with their significance and role in the preservation of positive health. It has been observed that all living beings have the advantage of Ahara to keep their body and mind energetic. Ayurveda is one of the conventional systems of medicine that offers extensive insights about appropriate Ahara to maintain health. Ahara is extremely important in the preservation and promotion of health based on the exceptional explanation in classical texts. This is a conceptual article therefore briefly reviews Ayurvedic texts to draw awareness to necessitate deeper engagement with conventional knowledge concerning Ahara and health.
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