COURSE 06: HIAAYU6-Ayurvedic Nutrition (Aahar)

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Diploma of Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation HLT52615

Total number of units – 18

  1. HLTAYV001 Develop Ayurvedic practice
  2. HLTAYV002 Make Ayurvedic lifestyle assessments
  3. HLTAYV003 Provide Ayurvedic bodywork therapies
  4. HLTAYV004 Provide Ayurvedic lifestyle advice
  5. HLTAYV005 Provide advice on Ayurvedic nutrition
  6. HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  7. HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
  8. HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
  9. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  10. CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
  11. CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  12. BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
  13. CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  14. CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  15. CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  16. CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  17. CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  18. HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid


You will be required to attend the HIA Gold Coast campus on 4 occasions, to complete your practical training, which includes; Abhyanga, Kati basti, Shirodhara and conducting Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultations.

  1. Three-day practical training – Abhyanga (massage). Gold Coast campus
  2. Three-day practical training – Kati basti and Shirodhara. Gold Coast campus
  3. Seven-day retreat – Nirvana Wellbeing retreat. Gold Coast
  4. Seven-day practicum – Ayurvedic consultations / treatments / assessment. Gold Coast campus

Course 6 – HIAAYU6

Ayurvedic Nutrition (Aahar)

Table of Contents

LESSON 6.1              Eating for Health

Topic 6.1.1                  Definition of diet (aahar)
Topic 6.1.2                  Abnormal diet (Vishamashana)         
Topic 6.1.3                  Form of diet (Aahar swaroompam)
Topic 6.1.4                  Ideal diet (Aahar sampad)
Topic 6.1.5                  Functions of diet
Topic 6.1.6                  Types of diet (Aaharprakar)
Topic 6.1.7                  Nature of diet (Svabhava)
Topic 6.1.8                  Seven types of food preparation
Topic 6.1.9                  Appropriate times for eating
Topic 6.1.10                Quantity of food to be taken (matra)
Topic 6.1.11                Recommended foods
Topic 6.1.12                Contra-indicated foods
Topic 6.1.13                Order in which one should eat
Topic 6.1.14                Eight specific aspects of dietetics
Topic 6.1.15                Food and the mind
Topic 6.1.16                Principles of diet
Topic 6.1.17                Dietary incompatibilities (viruddha ahara)

LESSON 6.2              Diet and Constitution
Topic 6.2.1                  Diet (aahar)
Topic 6.2.2                  Food for vata constitution (prakruti)
Topic 6.2.3                  Dietary recommendations for vata.
Topic 6.2.4                  Food for pitta constitution (prakruti)
Topic 6.2.5                  Dietary recommendations for pitta.
Topic 6.2.6                  Food for kapha constitution (prakruti)
Topic 6.2.7                  Dietary recommendations for kapha.

LESSON 6.3              Food as medicine
Topic 6.3.1                  Kitchen pharmacy in ayurveda
Topic 6.3.2                  Herbs and spices
Topic 6.3.3                  Grains
Topic 6.3.4                  Lentils, pulses and beans
Topic 6.3.5                  Fruit
Topic 6.3.6                  Recipes

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