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Vata dietary Guidelines

(2014 video)

Sweet, sour and salty foods are generally good for vata people since they satisfy the system and reduce its insecurity about being well fed. Bitter, pungent, and astringent foods are less beneficial to vata types because they dry the system and intensify emotional instability, especially insecurity. Avoid large amounts of any taste because vata is aggravated by excess.

In general choose a diet that emphasizes warm, soupy, and easy to digest foods. The vata gut prefers cooked vegetables to raw.  Most sweet and juicy fruits are beneficial for vata. Avoid unripe fruit or large amounts of astringent fruits such as pomegranate and cranberry. Vata types can best utilize animal foods in their diet. Combine legumes with sweet grains such as rice. Vata individuals should especially avoid caffeine and sugar.

FOOD TYPE Prefered foods Best to avoid foods
Fruits Apricots, Avocados, Bananas, Berries, Cherries, Coconut, Dates, Figs, Grapefruits, Grapes, Lemons, Mangoes, Melon, Nectarines, Oranges, Papaya, Peaches, Plums Cranberry, Pomegranate, Dried Fruits, Apples (except Cooked)
Vegetables Asparagus, Beets, Carrots, cooled Celery, Sweet Potatoes, cooked Onion, Green Beans, Veggie Juices W/ Ginger Eggplant, Spinach, Mushrooms, Peas, Most Raw Vegetables
Grains Wheat, Oats, Quinoa, Rice (Eaten With Added Ghee, Butter, or Oil) Corn, Millet, Rye, Buckwheat, Yeasted Bread
Legumes Mung Beans, Red Lentils, Black Lentils, hummus, organic Tofu Chick Peas, Soy Beans, Peas, Lima
Flesh Food Eggs, dark Turkey, dark chicken, Venison, Fresh Fish, Goat Lamb, Beef, Shellfish
Nuts & Seeds Almonds (soaked and peeled), pecans, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, nut butters and milks Excess Sesame, peanuts
Dairy Fresh Yogurt, Milk Cooked With Ginger, Cardamom, And Turmeric  Ice Cream, Smoothies, Hard Cheeses
Sweeteners  Maple Syrup, Fresh Raw Honey, Raw Sugar White Sugar, Excess Amounts of Chocolate, Cooked Honey
Spices Ginger, garlic, asafetida (in legume soups), nutmeg Overuse of “Hot” Spices
Vices Small Amounts of Wine And Beer Tobacco, Sugar, Caffeine
 

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