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Pitta diet chart

Once the individual constitution has been determined, the accompanying chart is provided to help the client determine those foods that are helpful or harmful to their constitution.

The suggested foods to decrease or balance the particular dosha, such foods being good for the individual of that particular constitution. The "no" foods increase or imbalance the particular dosha. Our goal is to either balance or reduce an imbalance in a particular dosha. It is important to remember that these descriptions reflect the pure aspect of each constitutional element. Each person is a combination of all three elements, with a predominant tendency toward one or two. Therefore this chart should serve only to draw general awareness to diet, in order to encourage a regimen that will promote good health.


Flax, Unsalted Popcorn, Pumpkin, Sunflower
No. Chia, Sesame, Tahini.

Sunflower, Ghee, Canola, Olive, Soy, Primrose, Walnut.
No. Almond, Apricot, Corn, Safflower, Sesame.

Barley Malt, Fructose, Fruit Juices, Maple Syrup, Rice Syrup, Sucanat.
No. Honey, Jaggery, Molasses.

Beer, Almond Milk, Aloe Vera Juice, Apple, Apricot & Berry Juice. Black Tea, Carob, Chai, Cherry Juice, Cool Dairy Drinks, Grain Coffee, Grape, Mango, Mixed Vegetable & Pear Juice, Peach Nectar, Pomegranate & Prune Juice, Rice & Soy Milk, Vegetable Bouillon, Herbal Teas: Alfalfa. Bancha, Barley, Blackberry, Borage, Burdock, Catnip, Chamomile, Chicory, Chrysanthemum, Comfrey, Cornsilk, Dandelion, Elder Flower, Fennel, Ginger, Hibiscus, Hops, Jasmine, Kukicha, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Lemon Grass, Licorice, Marshmallow, Nettle, Oat Straw, Orange Peel, Passion Flower, Peppermint, Raspberry, Red Clover, Saffron, Sarsaparilla, Spearmint, Strawberry, Violet, Wintergreen, Yarrow.
No: Hard Alcohol or Wine, Apple Cider, Berry Juice (sour), Caffeinated Beverages, Carbonated Drinks, Carrot Juice, Cherry Juice (sour), Chocolate Milk, Coffee, Cranberry & Grapefruit Juice, Iced Tea, Icy Cold Drinks. Lemonade, Orange Juice, Miso Broth, Papaya, Pineapple, Tomato, V-8 & Sour Juices, Herbal Teas: Ajwain, Basil, Cinnamon, Clove, Eucalyptus, Fenugreek, Ginger, Ginseng, Hawthome, Hyssop, Juniper Berry, Mormon Tea, Pennyroyal, Rosehip, Sage, Sassafras, Yerba Mate.

Basil, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Coriander, Cumin, Dill, Fennel, Ginger, Mint, Neem Leaves, Orange Peel, Parsley, Peppermint, Saffron, Spearmint, Turmeric, Vanilla, Wintergreen.
No. Ajwain, Allspice, Almond Extract, Anise, Asafoetida, Basil, Bay Leaf, Caraway, Cayenne, Cloves, Fenugreek, Carlic, Dry Ginger, Mace, Marjoram, Mustard Seeds, Nutmeg, Oregano, Paprika, Pippali, Poppy Seeds, Rosemary, Sage, Salt, Savory, Star Anise, Tarragon, Thyme.


Aloe Vera Juice, Barley Green, Brewer's Yeast. Minerals: Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Spirulina, Blue Green Algae, Vitamin D & E.
No. Amino Acids, Bee Pollen, Royal Jelly. Minerals: Iron, Vitamin A, B, Bl2 & C