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Diet And Lifestyle Tips To Address Pitta Imbalance

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According to ayurveda, pitta dosha leads to body heat, hot flashes, anger and irritability, acid reflux, inflammatory pain, etc.

How To Balance High Pitta Conditions

  • Go for early morning workouts or late evening when the weather is cooler.
  • Remain cooler emotionally.
  • Engage in calming activities, like listening to calming music.
  • Enjoy sweet and calming scents like frankincense, rose, and sandalwood.
  • Have flowers in your environment and create a relaxing space.
  • Massage coconut oil on skin.
  • Meditate regularly.
  • Drink regularly.
  • Don’t go sunbathing.
  • Don’t get upset.
  • Don’t skip meals.

What To Eat

Eat regularly, with three meals: start with a sweet fruit, breakfast, big lunch, and a smaller dinner. Eat tropical fruits between meals.

Favorable Foods

  • Sweeter fish
  • Light meat like chicken
  • Beans
  • Basmati rice
  • Jasmine rice
  • Legumes
  • Quinoa
  • Amaranth
  • Oats
  • Millet, especially barley
  • Sweet grapes
  • Sweet oranges
  • Mango
  • Coconut
  • Melon
  • Coconut flakes
  • Coconut water
  • Maple syrup
  • Mint tea
  • Basil
  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli
  • Leafy greens
  • Salads
  • Squash
  • Zucchini
  • Butternut squash
  • Aloe vera

Unfavorable Foods

  • Chili
  • Cayenne
  • Jalapeno
  • Alcohol
  • Vinegar
  • Yogurt
  • Brown rice
  • Tofu
  • Corn
  • Rye
  • Buckwheat
  • Cashew
  • Macadamia
  • Peanuts
  • Bananas
  • Honey
  • Oily and fried foods
  • Spicy foods
  • Hot spices
  • Cumin
  • Mustard
  • Black pepper
  • Too much ginger
  • Coffee
  • Chocolate
  • Any nut butter
  • Aged cheese
Khabir Southwick

Khabir Southwick is a professional health consultant, Ayurvedic and Naturopathic practitioner, whole-foods nutritionist, master herbalist and formulator, public speaker on natural self-care and author of numerous natural health-care programs.

Khabir Southwick

Khabir Southwick is a professional health consultant, Ayurvedic and Naturopathic practitioner, whole-foods nutritionist, master herbalist and formulator, public speaker on natural self-care and author of numerous natural health-care programs.