What Fruits You Should Eat?

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.

Ayurveda Depth

What fruits are good for Vata body types?

Generally sweet fruits are good for Vata body types.

  1. Cooked apple
  2. Apricots
  3. Avocado
  4. Plum
  5. Lime
  6. Lemon
  7. Oranges
  8. Papaya
  9. Mangoes
  10. Peaches
  11. Pineapple
  12. Bananas
  13. Kiwi
  14. Grapes
  15. Fresh dates
  16. Soaked raisins
  17. Strawberries
  18. Coconut
  19. Cherries
  20. Berries


What fruits Vata body type people should not eat?


Vata body type people should not take dried fruits.


  1. Raw Apples
  2. Watermelon
  3. Dry dates
  4. Dry raisins
  5. Dry almonds
  6. Pears
  7. Pomegranates
  8. Pears


What fruits are suitable for Pitta body types?

Generally sweet fruits are good for Pitta body types too.

  1. Sweet apple
  2. Prunes
  3. Pomegranates
  4. Sweet plum
  5. Ripe mangoes
  6. Sweet oranges
  7. Sweet papaya
  8. Coconut
  9. Dates
  10. Sweet berries
  11. Sweet cherries
  12. Sweet apricots
  13. Avocado
  14. Melon
  15. Sweet plums
  16. Watermelons
  17. Raisins

What fruits are not suitable for Pitta body types?

Mostly sour fruits are not suitable for Pitta body types.

  1. Sour apple
  2. Sour apricots
  3. Sour berries
  4. Sour cherries
  5. Sour oranges
  6. Sour green mangoes
  7. Kiwi
  8. Green grapes
  9. Grapefruits
  10. Banana
  11. Peaches
  12. Sour plums
  13. Strawberries
  14. Tamarind
  15. Lemon
  16. Cranberries

What fruits Kapha body types should take?

Kapha body types should take astringent fruits which are sour, bitter in taste.

  1. Apple
  2. Apricots
  3. Berriers
  4. Cherries
  5. Grapes
  6. Lemons
  7. Lime
  8. Raisins
  9. Strawberries
  10. Pomegranates
  11. Pears
  12. Cranberries
  13. Peaches
  14. Prunes
  15. Persimmons
  16. Dry figs

What fruits Kapha body types should not take?

  1. Watermelon
  2. Avocado
  3. Banana
  4. Dates
  5. Kiwi
  6. Mangoes
  7. Plums
  8. Pineapple
  9. Melons
  10. Oranges
  11. Papaya
  12. Tamarind
  13. Grapefruits
  14. Fresh figs
  15. Rhubarb


Above reference is taken from the book ayurvedic home remedies a comprehensive guide to the ancient healing of india by VASANT LAD

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