For everyone who is interested in how Ayurveda has its own ways of spreading through the world, and reaching the main stream public - for good or for bad - here is a link to a nice article in the New York Times, about a model who turned 'guru' in the filed of yoga and ayurveda!!!
"Hot or Not? A Model Turned Guru on What to Eat
YOGI CAMERON thought I was hot. Which, I figured, was a flattering thing to hear from a man whose cheekbones used to earn him thousands of dollars a day.
Alas, he did not mean it as a compliment. Yogi Cameron, whose given name is Cameron Alborzian, was talking about the three types of energy that tend to show up in the human body, according to the principles of ayurveda: an earthy energy known as kapha, an airy one called vata, and a fiery one, pitta. Mr. Alborzian had taken a look at my face, soon after we’d sat down for lunch at Szechuan Gourmet on West 39th Street, and had determined that I was overflowing with pitta. My vata was in the red zone, too. "