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Obesity - A Deep Insight

Obesity is an appropriate illustration of the interaction between mind and body and its implications for the dhatus (Chemical substances/Seven Rasas) and for ahamkara (Ego). Obesity, like gout and diabetes, is classified in Ayurveda as one of the rich; everyone of the "disease of affluence (the state of having a great deal of money; wealth)".

Boredom, mindless entertainment, continuous eating, and oversleeping; these will fatten you up just like a hog.
Most of us have experienced the truth of this saying during the holidays, when liberated from drudgery we stuff ourselves with lot of food and then watch TV until we become so bored and indolent that we fall asleep. This is an infallible way to gain weight, and if repeated regularly it can lead to obesity.
Extreme dieting can mutate into anorexia, bulemia, binge eating Most of us  addictive behaviour.

 If you want to live a long and healthy life your biggest enemies are loneliness and boredom.

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Ultimate Life Goals

No life is completely lived unless each of these goals is achieved. They are:

Dharma: The goal of fulfilling the duties assigned to us by our positions in society.
Artha:     The goal of accumulating possessions in the course of fulfilling our duties.
Kama:     The goal of satisfying legitimate desires in the course of fulfilling one's accumulated                              possessions.
Moksha:  The goal of realizing that there is more to life than duty, possessions and desires.