Pitta body type

Pitta body type

Food variety Should prefer Should Restrict
Cereals Bajra, barley, oats, rice and wheat. Brown rice, corn, millet.
Vegetables Asparagus, vegetables of cauliflower family, cucumber, celery, lettuce, beans, green leafy vegetables, bitter gourd, ladyfingers (okra), mushrooms, peas, potatoes, sprouts. Garlic, radish, tomatoes, onions, hot peppers.
Dairy Products Low fat cheese, ghee, butter, ice-cream, milk (cow and goat), egg whites. Buttermilk (matha), sour cream, curd, yoghurt and hard cheese.
Beverages Apple juice, grape juice, coconut milk and soy milk. Lemonade, orange juice, tomato juice, alcohol and all the caffienated drinks.
Nuts Coconut All the nuts
Legumes/Beans Kidney beans (rajmah), dried peas, moong beans, soybeans, tofu. Lentils.
Fruits Apples, avocados, cherries, coconut, oranges, mangoes, figs, grapes, raisins, watermelon. Lemon, cranberries, grapefruits, apricots and all the sour fruits.
Spices Fresh basil leaves, black pepper, cardamom, coriander, cumin, dill, mint, turmeric. Ajwain, asafoetida, dried basil, cloves, fenugreek, ginger, garlic, mustard seeds (sarson), saffron, soy sauce.
Sweeteners All Honey, molasses.
Meat Chicken, shrimps Red meat, seafood.