Cancer Prevention Through Diet And Lifestyle: A Scientific Review Of Ayurveda Concepts In Context Of Granthi, Apachi, Arbuda And Vrana

DOI: https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2020.31201

Authors

  • Dr Yogiraj Mishra MD scholar Kriya Sharir, MMM government Ayurveda college, Udaipur
  • Dr Ashok Kumar Sharma Prof. & HOD PG department of Kriya Sharir, MMM government Ayurveda college, Udaipur
  • Dr Kishori Lal Sharma Assoc. Prof. PG department of Kriya Sharir, MMM government Ayurveda college, Udaipur
  • Dr. Rekh Raj Meena Assistant. Prof. PG department of Kriya Sharir, MMM government Ayurveda college, Udaipur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2020.31201

Keywords:

Cancer, Arbuda, Granthi, Lifestyle, Nutrition

Abstract

Cancer is the second largest cause of death worldwide and rapidly reeling the world population year by year. An estimation 17 million new cases are appearing per year worldwide. While these new cases will be rise up to 27.5 million per year by 2040 according to world reports. The five leading causes for cancer reported are: high BMI, Low fruit and vegetable intake, lack of physical activity, use of tobacco and use of alcohol. All of these are dietary and lifestyle related causes, so making an understanding and awareness regarding choosing right diet and lifestyle modifications is the need of time.In Ayurveda there are several causes are described for development of malignancy, such as viruddh aaahar, food contaminated with artificial poisons, Acheshtaa, ati-madya, dadhisevan and lack of internal and external purification, sanksho bhana etc. these all have scientific explanation. Identifying and eliminating these causative agents is necessary for prevention of cancer and related dysfunctions. In Ayurveda it is called vyaadhianutpattikarabhava, which is the first aim of Ayurveda system. In the same way modern scientists and dietitians also recommend nutritive agents like foods rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals along with lifestyle modification like exercise, on the basis of scientific studies, for preventing this disease

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Published

2020-12-10

How to Cite

Mishra, D. Y. ., Sharma, D. A. K. ., Sharma, D. K. L. ., & Meena, D. R. R. . (2020). Cancer Prevention Through Diet And Lifestyle: A Scientific Review Of Ayurveda Concepts In Context Of Granthi, Apachi, Arbuda And Vrana: DOI: https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2020.31201. International Research Journal of Ayurveda & Yoga, 3(12), 98-104. https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2020.31201