PITTA FOODS

Mar 08, 2015

by ANN HOLADAY | in AYURVEDA AND FOOD AS MEDICINE


FOODS TO PACIFY PITTA - BITTER, SWEET, ASTRINGENT - YES

FOODS TO AVOID - SOUR, PUNGENT, SALTY - NO 

 


Pitta Animal Foods - Yes

Chicken & Turkey (white meat), Egg White, Fresh water fish, Rabbit, Shrimp

Pitta Animal Foods - No

Pork, Seafood, Beef, Venison, Egg Yolk, Duck, Lamb


 

Pitta Beverages - Yes

Almond, Aloe Vera Juice, Apple Juice, Berry Juice (sweet), Mixed vegetable Juice, Carob, Cherry Juice (sweet), Coconut Milk, Coconut smoothies, Cool Dairy drinks, Date Shakes, Fig Shake, Goat Milk, Grain Teas, Roma, Pero, Grape Juice, Mango Juice, Peach nectar, Pear Juice, Pomegranate Juice, Prune Juice, Soy Milk, Vegetable Bouillon, Jensens, Mineral Broth & seasoning

Pitta Beverages - No

Alcohol, Banana shake & smoothie, Berry Juice (sour), Cherry Juice (sour), Carbonated Drinks, Coffee, Sour Juices & Teas, Caffeine, Carrot Juice, Carrot Ginger Juice , Carrot Vegetable, Combination, Chocolate, Cranberry Juice, Grapefruit, Highly Salted Drinks, Lemonade, Orange Juice, Miso Broth, Papaya Juice, Tomato Juice, V-8 Juice

 


Pitta Condiments - Yes

Black Pepper, Coconut, Coriander Leaves, Cottage Cheese, Dulse (well rinsed), Ghee (reconstituted butter), Hijiki (well-rinsed), Lettuce, Mango Chutney, Mint Leaves, Sprouts

Pitta Condiments - No

Black Sesame seeds, Chili Peppers, Dalkon Radishes, Ginger, Grated Cheese, Horse Radish, Kelp, Ketchup, Mustard, Lemon, Lime, Lime Pickle, Mango Pickle, Mayonnaise, Onions (raw), Papaya chutney, Pickles, Radish, Salt (in excess), Seaweed, un-rinsed, Sesame Seeds, Soy Sauce, Tamari, Yogurt (undiluted)

 


Pitta Dairy - Yes

Unsalted Butter, Cottage cheese, Most Mild Soft cheeses, e.g.farmer’s cheese, Ghee (reconstituted butter), Cows Milk. Goats Milk, Ice Cream, Diluted Yogurt 1-3 parts water

Pitta Dairy - No

Salted Butter, Buttermilk (commercial), Hard Cheeses, Feta Cheese, Sour Cream, Yogurt

 


Pitta Fruits - Yes

Apples (sweet), Apricots (sweet), Avocado, Berries (sweet), Coconut, Dates, Figs, Grapes (sweet), Mango, Melon, Oranges (sweet), Pears, Pineapple (sweet), Plums (sweet), Pomegranate, Prunes, Quince (sweet), Raisins, Watermelon

Pitta Fruits - No

Apples (sour), Apricots (sour), Berries (sour), Bananas, Cherries (sour), Grapefruit, Grapes (green), Kiwi, Limes (in excess), Oranges (sour), Papaya, Peaches, Pineapple (sour), Persimmon, Plums (sour), Rhubarb, Soursop, Strawberries

 


Pitta Grains - Yes

Barley, Oats (cooked), Rice (basmati), Rice Cakes, Rice Wheat. Wheat Bran, Wheat Granola

Pitta Grains - No

Amaranth, Buckwheat, Corn, Millet, Oats (Dry), Oat Bran, Oat Granola, Quinoa, Rice (brown), Rye


 

Herb Teas - Yes

Alfalfa, Basha, Blackberry, Barley, Borage, Burdock , Catnip, Chamomile, Chicory, Chrysanthemum, Comfry, Cornsilk, Dandelion, Elder Flower, Cornsilk, Hibiscus, Hops, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Lemon Grass, Licorice, Lotus, Marshmallow, Nettle, Oat straw, Orange peel, Passion Flower, Peppermint, Raspberry, Red Clover, Rose flowers, Saffron, Sarsaparilla, Spearmint, Strawberry, Violet, Wintergreen, Yarrow

Pitta Herb Teas No,

Ajwain, Basil, Cinnamon, Ginseng, Hawthorne, Hyssop, Juniper Berries, Mormon Tea, Osha, Pennyroyal, Red Zinger, Rosehips, Sage, Sassafras, Wild Ginger, Verba Mate


 

Pitta, Legumes - Yes

Aduki Beans, Black Beans, Black-eyed Peas, Chana Dal, Garbanzo Beans, Common lentils, Lima bean, Mung Beans, Navy Beans, Pinto Beans, Soy Beans, Soy Products, Soy Cheese, Soy Flour, Soy Milk (liquid), Soy Powder *, Split Peas, Tempeh, Tofu, White Beans

Pitta Legumes No

Black Lentils, Red Lentils, Tur Dal

 


Pitta Nuts - Yes

Coconut

Pitta Nuts - No

Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Cashews, English Walnuts, Filberts (hazel nuts), Macadamia nuts, Peanuts, Pecans, Pine nuts, Pistachios

 


Pitta Oils - Yes

Avocado, Coconut, Olive, Sunflower, Sesame, Soy, Walnut

Pitta Oils - No

Almond, Apricot, Corn, Safflower, Sesame

 


Pitta Seeds - Yes

Psyllium, Pumpkin, Sunflower

Pitta Seeds - No

Chia, Flax, Sesame

 


Pitta Spices - Yes

Fresh Basil, Black pepper, Cardamon, Cinnamon, Coriander, Cumin, Dill, Fennel, Mint, Neem Leaves, Orange Peel, Parsley, Peppermint, Rose Water, Saffron, Spearmint, Turmeric, Vanilla, Wintergreen

Piita Spices - No

Ajwain, Allspice, Almond extract, Anise, Asafoetida, Basil, Bay leaf, Caraway, Cayenne, Cloves, Fenugreek, Garlic (raw), Ginger, Horseradish, Mace, Marjoram, Mustard Seed, Nutmeg, Onion (raw), Oregano, Paprika, Pippali, Poppy seeds, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Star Anise, Tamarind, Tarragon, Thyme

 


Pitta Sweeteners - Yes

Barley Malt Syrup, Brown Rice Syrup, Maple Syrup, Fruit Juice, Concentrate, Fructose, Suchranet, Sugar Cane Juice, White Sugar

Pitta Sweeteners - No

Honey, Jaggery, Mollasses

 


Pitta Vegetables - Yes,

Acorn Squash, Artichoke , Asparagus, Bell Pepper, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Burdock Root, Butternut Squash, Cabbage, Fresh Corn, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Celery, Green Beans, Jeru Artichoke, Jicama, Leafy Greens (esp. Collard), Lettuce, Mushrooms, Okra, Olives (black), Parsley, Parsnip, Peas, Peppers (green), Potatoes (sweet), Potatoes (white), Pumpkin, Rutabagas, Spaghetti Squash, Sprouts, Summer squash, Yellow Crookneck Squash, Winter Squash, Zucchini

Pitta Vegetables - No

Beets, Beet Greens, Carrots, Dalkon Radish, Eggplant, Fenugreek Greens, Garlic, Horseradish, Green Olives, Kohirabi, Leeks (cooked), Mustard Greens, Onions(raw), Onions (cooked), Peppers (hot), Pumpkin, Radish, Spinach, Tomatoes, Turnips, Turnip Greens

 


 

To aid digestion, mix the following, take 1teaspoon after meals.

1 TBS Ginger Powder, 1 TBS Cumin, 1 TBS Coriander, 2 TBS Mint , 2 TBS Fennel


According To Ayurveda & Yoga - Ann Holaday

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