This seven-day intensive course is designed to give students a sound understanding of the Ayurvedic nutrition and food combinations that empower health and digestion. Students will learn how to plan well balanced, nutritious vegetarian meals made from grains, beans, vegetables, fruits, seeds, dairy products, fat, spices and herbs, based on Ayurvedic principles. Ayurveda, a traditional holistic, natural healing science of health from India, has been practiced for over 5,000 years and teaches us how to live a healthy, balanced life. Ayurveda emphasizes diet as the most essential part of a healthy life. This course is open to every one including yoga teachers, yoga practitioners; those who want to become healthy vegetarians and would like to learn about balanced food according to the principles of Ayurveda.