Eating for Your Body Type the Ayurvedic Way

Find out about your body’s ideal Ayurvedic diet.

Eating for Your Body Type the Ayurvedic Way

Ancient Ayurvedic tradition teaches that each person contains a unique mixture of three elements, or doshas. The mix of these doshas is thought in Ayurveda to influence personality, and their balance is said by some to influence health. Find out which Ayurvedic diet might be right for your body type.

The Pitta Dosha Food Rule

Those likely to have the pitta dosha should aim to have a serving of bile-moving foods according to Ayurveda. These foods include artichokes, kale, beets and apples. This can be combined with a tablespoon of coconut oil per day, which may benefit the pitta body type.

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