If the subject of Ayurveda intrigues you I can highly recommend this very informative yet easy to read book for beginners and seasoned practitioners too.
Monica Bloom's: In Your Elements explains the main characteristics of the Doshas, what their qualities, attributes are. It goes into nutrition, exercise, daily habits for each of the Doshas. It's fun, entertaining and easy to digest.
Chapter 1. - Ayur-View - gives you and overview of Ayurveda philosophy, origin
Chapter 2. - Ground-Rules - what it says, ground rules
Chapter 3. - You-Nique - detailed explanation about the Doshas, personalizing it all for you - Dosha Test
Chapter 4. - In-Balance - how to balance it around our life
Chapter 5. - Life-Time - all about the Dosha and seasons, life cycles, times of the day
Chapter 6. - Fire-Works - all about the digestive fire
Chapter 7. - New-Trition - nutrition guide for the Doshas
Chapter 8. - Taste-Buds - explaining the 6 tastes of Ayurveda
Chapter 9. - Meal-Plan - time of the days to eat, meal plans, recipes for each Doshas
Chapter 10. - Move-Meant - exercise guide for the Doshas
Chapter 11. - Sense-Ational - all about the 5 senses (touch, smell, taste, hear, sight)
Chapter 12. - Mind-full - qualities of the mind, how to nourish the mind
Chapter 13. - Om-Therapies - cleansing techniques, massage, common problems
Chapter 14. - Inte-Great - integrating it all together
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Let me know what you think of this book!