Wellness Tourism: Reviving Healthy Food and Lifestyle

Authors

  • Sandilyan Ramanujam Pagaldiviti C V Raman Global University – Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8673-5275
  • Abhilash Dash C V Raman Global University - Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.61518/ijpw-12

Keywords:

Millets, Health, Food, Lifestyle, Yoga

Abstract

Tourism has been widely considered to be a mentally & physically healthy pursuit. Travel essentially contributes to relax the mind and reduces the stress. People resort to travel usually to take a break from their hectic life schedules and enjoy some quality leisure time with friends and family if not for other reasons. This research attempts to provide a comprehensive review of healthy food and lifestyle practices that are required to lead a healthy life. Technological advances and modern work practices have brought in lifestyle changes coupled with drastic changes in eating habits and food items. Presently, the abundant availability of fast food and other unhealthy options have brought in various lifestyle disorders like diabetes, hypertension, obesity, etc. in the younger generations.  Food provides beneficial nutrients like vitamins and minerals to humans. Also, rich source of certain compounds of foods which ultimately boost up human health when it is consumed in an appropriate amount. Millets, which was widely consumed in rural India but lost their value over a period of time, are one of the prominent lost foods having many health benefits which need wider investigation. Lot of research is already underway to promote use and production of millets. In India, the year 2023 has been designated as the year of millets. Ready to eat /fast foods are diminishing the healthy lifestyle of an individual. Good lifestyle has the potential to harmonize the emotional life of any individual. In ashrams yoga teaches patience, restraint & how to live life harmoniously. The ashram lifestyle places more emphasis on expansion of awareness and consciousness. This research looks at the various aspects of healthy food which is lost over the decades & lifestyles and comes out with recommendations based on the findings to help individuals select the right food and lifestyle to lead a healthy life

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Published

2023-08-10

How to Cite

Pagaldiviti, S. R., & Dash, A. (2023). Wellness Tourism: Reviving Healthy Food and Lifestyle. International Journal of Positivity & Well-Being (IJPW), 1(01), 53–61. https://doi.org/10.61518/ijpw-12