Decoding Obesity

Episode 48: Did Ayurveda Really Have The Answer?

March 29, 2021

Man has always had a quest to improve his health and life. Ayurveda is one of the prominent ancient systems of medicine that was developed in India. There were no clinical trials at that time, but a keen eye for observing various phenomena. Our guest for today will be sharing with us her interest in Ayurveda and how its principles have completely changed her life.


Dr. Siri Chand Khalsa, a board-certified physician and wears many other hats. She is also a yoga instructor, reiki master who has had a lifelong interest in mindful living as a basis for the long-term vitality of mind, body, and spirit. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at The Mayo Clinic in 2005 and is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Integrative Medicine, and Hospice/Palliative Medicine. She studied the ayurvedic system of medicine thoroughly, after completing her training in allopathic medicine giving her a deep understanding of the same. Dr. Khalsa is currently supporting physicians who want to expand their personal understanding of the new ways of healing through an experiential process— utilizing techniques in Ayurveda, yoga, mindfulness, and plant-based nutrition.

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