KAPHA DOSHA fOOD CHART & OTHER LIFESTYLE SUGGESTIONS

VEGETABLES

BENEFICAL

Pungent and bitter foods such as:
asparagus
beets
broccoli
Brussels sprouts
cabbage
carrots
cauliflower

celery

eggplant

garlic

leafy green vegetables

lettuce

mushrooms

okra

onions

peas

peppers

potatoes

radishes

spinach

sprouts

REDUCE OR AVOID

Sweet and juicy vegetables, such as:
cucumbers
sweet potatoes
tomatoes
zucchini

FRUITS

BENEFICAL

pricots
berries
cherries
cranberries
figs
mangoes
peaches
pears
prunes
pomegranates

Dried fruits in general are good for kapha. (apricots, figs, prunes, raisins)

REDUCE OR AVOID

avocados
bananas
coconut
dates
fresh figs
grapefruit
grapes
melons
oranges
papayas
pineapples
plums

Avoid sweet, sour, or very juicy fruits, in general.

Grains

BENEFICAL

barley
buckwheat
corn
millet
oats, dry
rye
basmati rice

REDUCE OR AVOID

oats
rice
wheat, except in small amounts

Avoid hot cereals and steamed grains, in general, as they are too moist and heavy for kapha.

Dairy

warm skim milk
small amounts of whole milk and eggs (not fried of cooked with butter)

All, except as noted

REDUCE OR AVOID

BENEFICAL

Meat

REDUCE OR AVOID

BENEFICAL

chicken
shrimp
turkey
(All in small amounts)

Red meat and sea food in general

LEGUMES

All legumes are acceptable except kidney beans and tofu

kidney beans
tofu

Oils

BENEFICAL

REDUCE OR AVOID

BENEFICAL

almond
corn
safflower
sunflower
(All in small quantities)

REDUCE OR AVOID

All, except as noted.

Nuts and Seeds

sunflower seeds
pumpkin seeds

All, except sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds

Sweeteners

Raw, unheated honey

All, except honey

Herbs and Spices

All are good. Ginger is especially good for improving digestion

salt

HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS 

 ENERGY BOOOSTER :

Maca

BEAUTY & BRAINS BOOSTER :

Rhodiola

ENERGY PROTECTOR : 

Astralagus

IMMUNNE BOOSTER : 

Echinacea 

PROMOTES HEALTHY NAILS, SKIN & HAIR : 

Sea Buckthorn

KAPHA ESSENTIAL OILS

FOR KAPHA  -  Pungent, warming, Stimulating, drying oils are best for them.

Stimulating oils like Bergamot, Lavender and basil help

relieves depression, elevates mood  and balances Kapha.

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