Pitta Diet Food

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Pitta Diet, Food for Pitta Body Types, Pitta Dosha, Ayurvedic Body Type


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An Introduction People with a pitta dosha display an inherent fire/agni elemental character. They are of medium build, with greater muscular development than that displayed by vata. Their skin is soft and warm, and they have a lot of body heat and often perspire excessively. Their hair is thin and often reddish or blond, and they may experience premature graying, baldness or excessive hair loss. Their skin flushes easily and they often have many freckles and moles. Their skin develops acne, rashes, bruises or sunburn easily. Ayurvedic Body Types The Five Elements Mind Types Kapha Diet Vata Diet Item Eat more Cool, sweet and juicy foods Vegetables Asparagus, bell pepper, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, corn, cucumber, lettuce, mushroom, peas, parsnip, potato, squash, zucchini, salads Apples, banana, dates, coconut, grapes, lychee, mango,melons, pomegranate Barley, oats, rice, wheat Eat less Acidic, sour, spicy, salty, oily foods Avocado, beets, carrots, chilies, eggplant, olives, onion, pickles, radish, spinach, tomato, turnip Apricots, berries, cherries, citrus fruits, cranberries, papaya, peaches, pineapple, plums rhubarb Corn, millet, rye, buckwheat Lentils Pitta Diet




All beans

Nuts & Seeds

Coconut, pumpkin and sunflower seeds

Most nuts, sesame seeds


Unsalted butter, ghee, milk, soft cheeses, buttermilk, sweet lassi

Sour cream, yogurt, hard cheeses, sour buttermilk, ice cream Asafoetidea, basil, bay leaf, caraway, clove, cayenne, cinnamon, fenugreek, garlic, sage,...
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