Summer Diet Using Ayurveda

July 26, 2018
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Ayurvedic diet for summer

Summer is the time when your body heats up and pitta is highly aggravated. Even Vata and Kapha body types suffer from heat and Your body dries out totally if you are of Pitta constitution. Irritability, heartburn, skin eruptions and stomach acid are the signs of aggravated Pitta.

Cooling foods in summer :

  • It is natural to grab a cold drink to pacify a hot day. Cool and room temperature liquids help to hydrate the body and flush the toxins out of the body. But ice cold liquids give the opposite effect. It kills the digestive fire inside the body and disturbs the digestion process. Carbonated drinks also gives the same effect. SO it is wise to drink to drink a lot of room temperature water throughout the day to prevent the body from being dehydrated.
  • Take some herbal teas as beverages.
  • It is better to avoid sour, salty and spicy foods
  • Add more of sweet and astringent taste. Take a lot of sweet, nourishing full ripe fruits like mango, cherry, grape, melons, sweet pineapple. They are nourishing and cool for summer.
  • In Veggies add more of zucchini, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, bitter guard and cluster beans. Peas, potatoes, sprouts, squash, lettuce, beet are also a wise choice.
  • Dairy products also help to balance the heat of pitta.
  • Mint, fennel, coriander, are some of the spices that can be added as coolants in diet.
  • Wheat, rice, barley and basmati rice are the cooling grains.
  • As for oil, coconut oil and sunflower oil have cooling properties.
  • Bottle guard and pumpkin help to hydrate the body greatly.

Apart from food, get time to exercise and meditation to flush out toxins from body and mind. Take adequate rest, spend some time with nature and enjoy this summer.

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In any means, we, Ayur clinic team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.


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