PITTA DOSHA fOOD CHART & OTHER LIFESTYLE SUGGESTIONS

VEGETABLES

BENEFICAL

Sweet and bitter vegetables:
Asparagus
Broccoli
Brussels sprouts
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Celery
Cucumber
Green beans
Green (sweet)

peppers

Leafy green vegetables

Lettuce

Mushrooms

Okra

Parsley

Peas

Potatoes

Sprouts

Squash

Sweet potatoes

Zucchini

REDUCE OR AVOID

Beets
Carrots
Eggplant
Garlic
Hot peppers
Onions
Radishes
Spinach
Tomatoe

FRUITS

BENEFICAL

Sweet Fruits:
Apples
Avocados
Cherries
Coconut
Figs
Dark grapes
Mangoes
Melons
Oranges
Pears
Pineapples
Plums
Prunes
Raisins

Note: Fruits should be sweet and ripe.

REDUCE OR AVOID

Apricots
Bananas
Berries
Cherries (sour)
Cranberries
Grapefruit
Papayas
Peaches
Persimmons

Avoid fruits that come to market sour or unripe. Also avoid fruits such as green grapes, oranges, pineapple and plum unless they are sweet and ripe.

Grains

BENEFICAL

Quinoa

Amaranth

Barley
Bran

Garola
Wheat
White rice (prefer basmati rice)

REDUCE OR AVOID

Bread

buckwheat

corn

Millet

Oats

Rice brown

Rye

Dairy

Butter
Egg whites
Ghee (clarified butter )- unless you are watching cholesterol
Ice cream
Milk

Buttermilk
Cheese
Egg yolks
Sour cream
Yogurt

BENEFICAL

Meat

BENEFICAL

Chicken
Shrimp
Turkey
(All in small amounts)

REDUCE OR AVOID

Red meat and sea food in general

LEGUMES

LEGUMES

Chickpeas
Mung beans
Tofu and other soybean products

Miso

soy sauce

BENEFICAL

REDUCE OR AVOID

Oils

BENEFICAL

Coconut
Olive
Soy
Sunflowe

REDUCE OR AVOID

Almond
Corn
Safflower
Sesame

Nuts and Seeds

Coconut
Pumpkin seeds
Sunflower seeds

All, except as noted

Sweeteners

BENEFICAL

All are acceptable except honey and molasses

Honey and 
Molasses

Herbs and Spices

BENEFICAL

BENEFICAL

Spices are generally avoided as too heating. In small amounts, the following sweet and astringent spices are OK

Cardamom

Cilantro(green coriander)

Cinnamon

Coriander seed

Dill

Fennel

Mint

Saffron

Turmeric

All pungent herbs and spices, except as noted. Take only the minimal amounts of the following:

Barbecue sauce
Ketchup
Mustard
Pickles
Salt
Sour salad dressings
Spicy condiments
Vinegar

HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS 

STRESS BUSTER :

Cordyceps

NUTRITION BOOST :

Moringa

SLEEP SOOTHER : 

Skullcap

TUMMY SOOTHER :

Turmeric

EVERYDAY SUPERFOOD :

Chlorella

PITTA ESSENTIAL OILS:

FOR PITTA -  Sweet, Cooling, Soothing and   hydrating  oils are best for them.

Calming & Cooling oils like Vetiver, Patcgouli, ylang- ylang, Sandalwood, and Jasmine help

relieves anxiety and balance pitta.

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