The Art of Ayurvedic Nutrition (Paperback)

Ancient Wisdom for Health, Balance, and Dietary Freedom

By Susie Colles

Skyhorse, 9781510749023, 240pp.

Publication Date: June 2, 2020

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Nourish your physical body, support your mind and emotions, generate vital energy, inspire intuition and intelligence, and enrich your spirit.

Ayurvedic practitioner and dietitian Susie Colles blends Western science with the ancient wisdom of Āyurveda to offer a modern-day, self-guided reconnection with food, body, health, and the natural world of which we are a part. Through the lens of India’s traditional healing system, The Art of Ayurvedic Nutrition delivers an alternative view of the body you live in, the food you eat, and what it means to be truly healthy. Topics include:
  • Discovering your unique constitution
  • Building your personal relationship with food
  • Living in harmony with natural cycles and seasons
  • Overcoming the diet mentality, hunger, food cravings, and weight gain
  • Creating new, favorable eating habits
  • And much, much more
The Art of Ayurvedic Nutrition offers deep practical know-how and tangible steps to empower you to better understand and experience yourself and the food that nourishes you.

About the Author

Susie Colles, PhD grew up in Australia, trained as a dietitian, and spent many years in dietetic practice in Western nutrition and clinical health settings. She then initiated research in eating behavior and obesity, completed a PhD, lectured at university, and maintained her practice in nutritional, behavioral, and cognitive counseling. Susie’s passion took her to southern Africa where she worked in women’s health development, as well as to remote Aboriginal communities in northern Australia, and most recently to rural India. For the past seven years Susie has studied and practiced Āyurveda under experienced Indian and Western practitioners including Vaidya Atreya Smith and Dr. Sunil Joshi. She lives in the hills of India.