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Semester: VII Sub Code: BNYS T 701

Credits: 8 Hours/Wk: 8
Total Hrs: 120 Exam Duration: 3 Hrs
I A Mark: 20 Exam Marks: 80
Orals: 30 Total Marks: 130
Chapter -1: Introduction of nutritionDr.Malini
a) History of nutrition
b) Food, nutrition and health introduction
c) Composition of body in relation to nutrition
Chapter -2: i) Components of the food and their classification-----Dr.Akhila
ii) Metabolism and energy needs of the body---Dr.Malini
iii) Energy balance and the regulation of the body weight Dr.Malini
iv) Enzymes- Dr.Malini
Chapter- 3:
Unit-1: Food Groups---Dr.Akhila
Unit-2: Nutritive value of food ingredients commonly used in IndiaDr.Akhila
Chapter -4:
a) Nutrition, infection and immunityDr.Akhila
Chapter -5: Dietetics
1. Concepts of health and diet in Naturopathy.---Dr.Malini
2. Concept of wholesome diet/Balanced diet---Dr.Malini
3. Functional foods its role in health and disease.Dr.Malini
5. Concept of dietary principles according to Ayurveda and Modern nutritionDr.Malini
6. Natural food and health
a) Importance of green vegetables, fruits ---Dr.Akhila
b) Chemical composition of different raw juices and their effects and uses.Dr.Akhila
Wheat grass, beetroot, cabbage, carrot, cucumber, garlic,, onion, lemon, papaya, pineapple,
mango, tomato, pomegranate, grapes, apples, bitter gourd, ash gourd, khol kohl, pumpkin.
c) Sprouts, their nutritive values and methods of sprouting---Dr.Malini
d) Food values in raw states, germinated form and cooked form-Dr.Malini
e) Comparison with raw and cooked foodsDr.Malini
7. Diet and ObesityDR.Malini
8. Introduction to therapeutic dietDr.Malini
9. Dietary modification for a different population groups with special reference to pregnancy,
lactation, infancy,preschool children,Adolescence and geriatric nutrition.Dr.Akhila and
10.Methods of cooking and nutrient losses and preservationDr.Malini
11.Naturopathic approach towards vegetarian and non- vegetarian food.Dr.Akhila
12.Dietary fibre and its therapeutic effects (e.g. constipation, ano-rectal disorders, colonic
disorders, GIT disorders, D.M etc.)Dr.Malini

Semester: V Sub Code: BNYS T 504
Credits: 3 Hours/Wk: 3
Total Hrs: 45 Exam Duration: 3 Hrs
I A Mark: 20 Exam Marks: 80
Orals: 30 Total Marks: 130
Chapter 1: Introduction
1. Theory of fasting in animals
2. History of fasting
a) Fasting in Ancient India
b) History of fasting in India
c) History of fasting in foreign countries
d) Historical highlights of fasting S.Science and Fasting
Chapter 2: The Philosophy of Fasting
1. The Philosophy of sane Fasting
2. Philosophy of Therapeutic Fasting
a) Life its existence in connection with health and diseases.
b) Nature of diseases
c) Theory and physiological aspects of fasting
d) Objections commonly raised in fasting therapy
e) Pros and Cons of fasting
Chapter 3: Physiology of Fasting and Starvation
1. General Physiology
2. Source and metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins during fasting and Starvation.
3. Difference between fasting and starvation
4. Difference hunger and appetite.
Chapter 4: Rules and Regulations of Sane Fasting and Therapeutic fasting
Chapter 5: Definition and Classification of Fasting
1. Definition of fasting in different aspects
2. General classification of Fasting (Religious political and Therapeutics)
3. Methods and types of therapeutic fasting (Dry, water, juice, Saline, Monodiet (Kalpa)- fruit,
Intennietent, Preventive, weekly etc.,)
Chapter 6: Hygeinic Auxiliaries of fasting
1. Air and Breathing
2. Enema
3. Bathing
4. Clothing
5. Water drinking
6. Exercise
7. Mental influence

1. Fasting for healthy and long life - by Hereward Carrington --- 1010/-
2. The fasting cure and vital economy - by Lakshmana Sharma
3. Fasting can save your life- by Herbert m. Shelton
4. The effects of fasting - by Dornald Upton
5. Fasting as a way of Life- by Alian Coli M.D
6. Fasting can renew your life- by Herbert M.Shelton
7. Scientific fasting- by Hazzard Linda Burfield
8. Fasting for Regeneration-by Seaton, Julia

1. The Philosophy of fasting -by Edward eaul purinton
2. Vitality, Fasting and Nutrition - by Hereward Carrington
3. The fasting cure - by Upton Simelair
4. The fast way of health - by Harold R.Brown
5. Fasting the master remedy
8. Fast for health - by John Joseph Picker
7. The biology of human starvation - by Keys, Ancei
8. Fasting story No.l - by Health Research
9. Fasting story No.2 - by Health Research
10. Rational Fasting - by Ehret Arnold
11. Explalng fasting - by Forster, Roger
12. Hints on Fasting Well- by Carrington Hereward etc.
08. PRINCIPLES OF YOGA (Duration: 12 months)
Total hours: 450 (Theory: 250 Practical: 200)
1. What is Yoga and various definitions of Yoga.
2. History of Yoga (Relative chronology, Yoga before the time of Patanjali, Indus Valley
3. Outlines on branches of Yoga Raja, Hatha, Jnana, Karma, Bhakti, Mantra, Kundalini
and Laya.
4. Introduction to Yogasanas
a. Definition of Yogasanas
b. Yogasanas and Prana
c. Yogasanas and Kundalini
d. Yogasanas and the body-mind connection
e. Yogasanas and Exercises
5. Classifications of Yogasanas Beginners group, Intermediate group, Advanced
group, dynamic and static Yogasanas.
6. Introduction to Pranayama
a. Definition
b. Prana and lifestyle
c. Breath, health and Pranayama
d. Breathing and Lifespan
e. Pranayama and spiritual aspiration
7. Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga
a. Yama
b. Niyama
c. Asana
d. Pranayama
e. Pratyahara
f. Dharana
g. Dhyana
h. Samadhi
(Concept only as orientation/introduction)
8. Asanas their importance, methods, rules, regulations and limitations.
9. Meditative postures
a. Padmasana
b. Siddhasana
c. Vajrasana
d. Sukhasana
10. Cultural postures
a. Halasana
b. Dhanurasana
c. Sarvangasana
d. Paschimottanasana
e. Trikonasana
11. Relaxation postures
a. Shavasana
b. Makrasana
c. Sitali Dandasana
d. Sitali Tadasana
12. Suryanamaskara

1. Joint movements
2. Loosening exercises
3. Sukshma Vyayama
4. Stretches
5. Breathing exercises
6. Suryanamaskara
7. Asanas
a. Standing
i. Tadasana
ii. Ardha Kati Chakrasana
iii. Kati Chakrasana
iv. Trikonasana
v. Vrikshasana
vi. Utthita Trikonasana
vii. Veerabhadrasana
viii. Parsvottanasana
ix. Parighasana
b. Supine
i. Shavasana
ii. Matsyasana
iii. Sarvangasana
iv. Halasana
v. Chakrasana
vi. Pawanmuktasana
vii. Sethubandhasana
viii. Parvottanasana
ix. Vipareetakarani
x. Karnapeedasana
xi. Suptakonasana
c. Prone
i. Makarasana
ii. Bhujangasana 1 and 2
iii. Ardha Shalabhasana
iv. Shalabhasana 1
v. Dhanurasana
vi. Adho mukha svanasana
d. Sitting
i. Vakras ana
ii. Ardhamatsyendrasana
iii. Paschimottanasana
iv. Usthrasana
v. Vajrasana
vi. Padmasana
vii. Baddha Padmasana
viii. Supta Vajrasana
ix. Ardha Navasana
x. Gomukhasana
xi. Veerasana
xii. Baddha Kanasana
xiii. Janusirshasana
xiv. Upavistha Konasana
xv. Shashankasana
8. Pranayama
a. Bhastrika
b. Sheetkari
c. Sheetali
d. Anuloma Viloma
e. Ujjayi
f. Bhramari
9. Kriya
a. Jalaneti
b. Sutraneti
c. Vamanadhauti
1. Basis and definitions of Yoga Vivekananda Kendra
2. Asanas Swami Kuvalyananda
3. The gospel of Buddha Parul Caruso
4. The Gospel of Shri Ramakrishna Mahendranatha Gupta
5. Complete works of Shri Aurobindo
6. Asanas, Pranayama, Bandhas, Mudras Swami Satyananda Saraswathi
7. Hatha Yoga Pradipika Swami Svatmarama
8. Raja, Hatha, Jnana, Bhakti Yoga Swami Vivekananda