Sneha is derived from the Sanskrit word for love, affection, and kindness. Sneha is also the word for oil. Fat is love 😊
Discussion about “good fat and bad fat” seems to circulate throughout the health industry with rigor. This leaves a lot of confusion around the incorporation of fat into our diets. As a result, people often avoid fats all together due to their fear of gaining weight. The rise of the Paleo diet and other ketogenic diets have some individuals consuming the wrong type of fat or incorrect quantities of fat. So, how is fat viewed from an Ayurvedic perspective? We hope to dispel some of your preconceived fears of “fat” and provide you with tips on how to incorporate fat into your diet, Ayurvedically speaking.