Pitta – this dosha hot and so for this type of people favorable food cold or at room temperature, but not hot. Pitt has good digestion, so people of this type can have everything and always, but they do not overeat and overindulge salty, sour or sweet foods. The best kind of food for Pitta – vegetarianism.
Rules Ayurvedic food for the people of Pitt-type:
Friendly cooling, abundant and dry food with a minimum of salt, spices and oil. Food should be freshly prepared and not “long-playing”.
Avoid fried, greasy, salty and heavy food, especially fatty meat and overeating.
The diet must be present Pitta large amounts of raw foods and juices, as well as food with a bitter or astringent taste (especially salads and vegetables) and the minimum – pickles, pickles, preserves, sausages and cheeses.
For Pitta perfect vegetarian diet with a predominance in the diet of vegetables, grains and milk are also useful potatoes and legumes, and summer – ice cream.
Drinks and juices should be consumed chilled, it should eliminate the use of coffee, tea and alcohol.
For breakfast, helpful cold oatmeal or rice porridge, bread or cinnamon French toast with sweet apple juice or mint tea.
At lunch you can drink a glass of cold water, eat a salad instead of hot soup, bread with a little butter and refuse dessert.
Pitt can not eat at night, and in an angry or depressed.
Means for reducing acute Pitta: two teaspoons of melted butter mix in a glass of warm milk and drink instead of dinner.
DAIRY. Useful milk, cream, cottage cheese, soft and melted cheese, ghee (ghee) unsalted butter and butter. It should exclude milk products (buttermilk, yogurt, kefir, yogurt, sour cream), acute, salty and hard type cheese, salted butter.
Sweets, honey and sugar. All good, especially halva, only limited consumption of honey.
VEGETABLE OILS. The best oil are sunflower oil, olive oil or ghee. For outdoor applications ideally coconut oil. It should be restricted to use in the diet of corn and sesame oil, and margarine.
BAKERY. Useful non-yeast breads, pasta, croutons, crackers, biscuits, bagels, drying, cereals, bran, popcorn (unsalted), pancakes, cheese cakes and muffins, bread made from sprouted wheat; Avoid excessive consumption of rye bread and cereals.
VEGETABLES. Favorable potatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, sweet pepper, all kinds of cabbage, lettuce, green beans and peas, black olives, squash, asparagus, celery, mushrooms. To avoid: eggplant, tomatoes, raw: carrots, beets, radishes, spinach, corn, turnips; green olives, onion, garlic, chili, mustard, cayenne pepper.
Fruits and berries. Favorable sweet fruits, such as pears, cherries, grapes, ripe, sweet apples, cherries, pineapples, oranges, plums, mangoes, watermelons, melons, prunes, figs, raisins. Avoid any acidic or immature fruit and berries such as cranberry, grapefruit, lemon, unripe (acidic): oranges, apples, pineapples, mangoes, kiwis, plums. Limit the consumption of bananas, apricots, peaches, persimmons, strawberries.
Grains and beans. Favorable: wheat, barley, white rice, oats, and all kinds of legumes except red lentils. Limit consumption of maize, rye, millet, crude (brown) rice, buckwheat.
Spices. Favorable: parsley, dill, cilantro, parsnips, mint, coriander, turmeric, fennel, cumin, orange peel, vanilla, saffron, cumin and a small amount of fresh ginger and black pepper. It is necessary to limit the consumption of ketchup, mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, horseradish, mustard, ginger, lemon, soy sauce, spicy chutney, clove, anise, pepper, bay leaf and chocolate.
Nuts and seeds. The most useful of sunflower and pumpkin seeds, nuts – coconut and peeled almonds, all other types of nuts and seeds – to exclude.
Meat and seafood. Possible chicken, pork and game, other meat products – exclude.
Tea, coffee and drinks. Favorable: warm herbal teas, hot milk with spices, coffee, cereals, teas black and green, cocoa, kvass, beer, vegetable juices and sweet fruit: apricot, pineapple, orange, grape, cherry, pomegranate, apple, pear, peach, plum, mango, papaya. Should be deleted Beverages: carbonated and iced lemon water, iced tea, coffee, natural, acidic, berry and tomato juice, alcohol.
Herbs and plants: Marshmallow, wintergreen, hibiscus, blackberry, jasmine, wild strawberry, ginger (fresh), Catnip, nettle, red clover, lavender, licorice, lemon grass, burdock, alfalfa, raspberry, lemon balm, peppermint, oat straw, borage, Dandelion, Comfrey, Chamomile, Passionflower, Yarrow, Fennel, Violet, hops, chicory, barley. Not suitable: Adzhvan, Basil, Hawthorn, clove, ginseng, ginger (dry), Yerba mate (Paraguay tea), holly, Mormon Tea (Ephedra), Pennyroyal, fenugreek, Sassafras, Sage, Rosehip, Eucalyptus, Juniper berries.
STARVATION. Prophylactic fasting is recommended to carry out 2 times a month on the cool boiled water or juice Granatny.