In which posture should you sleep ?

The purpose of sleeping is to give the physical body rest. From this viewpoint ‘the body posture which gives the body maximum rest is the best. This is a thumb rule.

Should sweets be eaten at the beginning or end of a meal ?

We Bharatiyas have a preconceived notion that what the Westerners do is the best so they have started imitating not only their clothes and lifestyle but also their eating habits. Dessert is another such practice. In the West it is eaten after the meal. However, Ayurveda says that the meal should be commenced with a sweet dish.