Vata People's Deitary Tips

Vata people must always be quite careful, but not to the point that cooking suddenly becomes something of a difficult problem.

The easy-to-follow, basic guidelines are as follows.

  • You must avoid all kinds of fried foods, no matter how tempting and you should eat at regular intervals, Irregular, huge meals are to be avoided at all costs. 
  • To reduce any excess vata then follow the vata diet and recommendations in your eating and living plan.
  • Always attempt to avoid any foods and other items that are not listed as far as it possible. 
  • If animal products are a part of your diet, they should be used strictly in moderation

Herbs and Spices
Dietary Tips

Almond essence, asafoetida (hing), basil leaves, bay leaves, cardamom pods, coriander (cilantro), fennel, fresh ginger, marjoram, mint, nutmeg, oregano, paprika, parsley, peppermint, spearmint, tarragon, thyme, turmeric and vanilla.

Grains and Seeds
Dietary Tips

Oats (cooked), pumpkin seeds, quinoa, rice (this includes all kinds and varieties), sesame seeds, sprouted wheat bread, sunflower seeds and wheat.

Nuts, Meat and fish
Dietary Tips
almonds, brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts,
macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios
walnuts. Beef, chicken, duck, eggs, sea, fish, shrimps and turkey.

Dietary Tips
Artichokes, asparagus, beetroot, carrots, courgettes (zucchini), cucumber, daikon radish, green beans, leeks, okra, olives, onions (cooked), parsnips, pumpkins, radishes, spinach (cooked), swede (rutabagas), sweet potatoes, tomatoes (cooked), and fresh watercress.

Dietary Tips

Apricots, avocados, bananas, berries, cherries, fresh coconuts, dates, fresh figs, grapefruit, grapes, lemons, limes, mangoes, melons, oranges, peaches, pineapples, rhubarb and strawberries.

Dairy Products
Dietary Tips

Cow's milk, cottage cheese, goat's milk,                  
goat's, cheese and soft cheese - all are to
be taken sensibly, in moderation.

Cooking Oils
Dietary Tips

Unrefined sesame oil.

Dietary Tips

Apricot juice, carrot juice, ginger tea, grape juice, grapefruit juice, orange juice, hot dairy drinks, lemon balm tea lemonade and peach juice

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