Whatever you eat indirectly body will grab it and reacts accordingly. Understanding food relations, qualities which balance or aggravate doshas. You should be very much aware whether fruits or food you are taking is oily or dry , liquid or solid, light or heavy, heating or cooling. Food can aggravate or can balance doshas. By planning your diet you can choose between right and wrong foods to pacify or balance your doshas. Below recommendations are just a generic guidelines it does not means you strictly follow them.
Season is also a great factor combining with fruits to aggravate or balance doshas. Generally summer is called a season of Pitta, which is not good for Pitta body type people who takes hot food at this time. Similarly autumn season is for Vata body types and winter is for Kapha body types people.
For dual doshas types extra care should be taken. For example Vata-Pitta body types should avoid Vata increasing foods without increasing Pitta too much in autumn and winter and minimize Pitta provoking foods in the summer.
Fruits According to Body Types
If your body is Vata type then below fruits are for you. To know which body type you have go to the section ayurveda depth tab. i have also provided the link below.
What fruits are good for Vata body types?
Generally sweet fruits are good for Vata body types.
- Cooked apple
- Fresh dates
- Soaked raisins
What fruits Vata body type people should not eat?
Vata body type people should not take dried fruits.
- Raw Apples
- Dry dates
- Dry raisins
- Dry almonds
What fruits are suitable for Pitta body types?
Generally sweet fruits are good for Pitta body types too.
- Sweet apple
- Sweet plum
- Ripe mangoes
- Sweet oranges
- Sweet papaya
- Sweet berries
- Sweet cherries
- Sweet apricots
- Sweet plums
What fruits are not suitable for Pitta body types?
Mostly sour fruits are not suitable for Pitta body types.
- Sour apple
- Sour apricots
- Sour berries
- Sour cherries
- Sour oranges
- Sour green mangoes
- Green grapes
- Sour plums
What fruits Kapha body types should take?
Kapha body types should take astringent fruits which are sour, bitter in taste.
- Dry figs
What fruits Kapha body types should not take?
- Fresh figs
Above reference is taken from the book ayurvedic home remedies a comprehensive guide to the ancient healing of india by VASANT LAD