Ayurvedic Nutrition & Cooking is a unique book dealing with basic principles of food, rules of eating, methods of preparation, various food recipes with Ayurvedic understanding. It has been divided in 3 parts. The first part deals with basic principles of Ayurveda like concept of tridosha, attributes, constitution & energetic principles of food. The second part deals with nutrition, rules & regulations of eating as well as various other concepts like contradictory diet. The third part deals with various recipes. These have been divided in 14 chapters like beverages, snacks, leafy vegetables, rice, chapati etc. Each recipe has been explained with its ingredients, method of preparation and its effects on doshas. More than 100 recipes have been described in this book.
Dr. Sunanda Ranade is expert Ayurvedic gynecologist and nutritionist. She is Director of International Academy of Ayurveda, Pune, India (www. ayurveda-int.com) and is working in the field of Ayurveda and Yoga since last 40 years.
Dr. Sunanda Ranade has written hundreds of articles on Ayurveda, which have been published not only in Indian magazines and newspapers but also in Italy and Germany and USA. She is also the author of several books on Ayurveda, which have been published in Marathi, English, Italian and Spanish languages. Dr. Sunanda Ranade is working as visiting Professor to various Institutes in United States like Ayu-Seattle; American Institute of Ayurveda, San Francisco; Seva Academy, Munich, Germany; SKA Ayurveda, Milan, Italy; Salamanca University in Spain; Ayurveda center in Israel (Broshim campus Tel Aviv university); Bergler massage school in Graz, Austria, federation in Portugal. Since last 20 years she has visited Germany, Italy, Spain, Holland, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina and Brazil for giving lectures at various Institutes in these countries. She has also substantially contributed for CD ROM—Dhanvantari that is the first CD on Ayurveda.