What foods are good for Dosha?

Sweet or sour fruits like oranges, bananas, avocados, pineapples, peaches, melons, dates, grapefruit or figs, sweet or juicy vegetables like tomatoes, cucumber or zucchini. Eating oats, pasta, pancakes, rice, wheat, kidney beans, soft or hard cheese, fish, ketchup, alcohol, and chocolate.

What should not eat in Vata Dosha?


  • STAY AWAY FROM FOODS THAT INCREASE VATA: these are foods that are astringent, bitter or pungent.
  • FRUITS: all sour fruits, apples, pears, pomegranates, dried fruit.
  • VEGETABLES: lettuce, potatoes, tomatoes, raw onions.
  • GRAINS: buckwheat, barley, millet, corn.

Can your Ayurvedic Dosha change?

Unsurprisingly, stress (mental and physical) can change your Dosha balance, both immediately and in the long run. However, In Ayurveda it’s commonly known to specifically affect a Vata imbalance.

Can you eat Kitchari everyday?

You may keep eating kitchari for a few days, even after the cleanse is over, but you can begin to add other foods to your eating plan. Doing this will help make sure you don’t upset your digestive system or return to old habits too quickly, potentially reversing the effects of the cleanse.

How do I know which dosha is out of balance?

Signs of a Vata imbalance include:

  1. Dryness of skin, hair, ears, lips, joints.
  2. Dryness internally – bloat, gas, constipation, dehydration, weight loss.
  3. Dry and lightness of the mind – restlessness, dizziness, feeling ungrounded.
  4. Cold: poor circulation, muscle spasm or constriction, asthma, pain and aches, tightness.

What is a Dosha in Ayurveda?

Summary. According to Ayurveda, a person’s health is based on their dosha — a balance of the five elements of the world known as air, earth, space, water, and fire.

What body type am I Ayurveda?

Ayurveda describes 7 basic body-types: Vata/Pitta (pitta/vata) – bidoshic body-type. Pitta/Kapha (kapha/pitta) – bidoshic body type. Kapha/Vata (vata/kapha) – bidoshic body type. Vata/Pitta/Kapha – tridoshic body type which is rare.

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