Here Comes the Sun – Pitta Pacifying Grocery List

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Here Comes the Sun – Pitta Pacifying Grocery List

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Pitta ​Season is coming upon us, and what that means is, those of us with predominantly Pitta constitutions will need to be vigilant to stay balanced this time of year. Everyone has the elements of Fire and Water in their constitution to some degree, and when the environments outside ourselves increase the heat, we feel it internally. As the old adage in Ayurveda goes, like increases like, so here’s a grocery list to get you started with what you’ll need in your pantry to navigate the heat this Pitta season. Thanks to Dr. Douillard for making this awesome PDF. Tune in next week for Pitta Pacifying Recipes!

Veggies:

  • Alfalfa Sprouts
  • *Artichokes
  • *Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Bean Sprouts
  • *Beet greens
  • *Bell Peppers
  • *Bitter Melon
  • *Broccoli
  • *Cabbage
  • *Cauliflower
  • *Celery
  • Chicory
  • *Cilantro
  • Collard Greens
  • Corn
  • *Cucumbers
  • *Dandelion
  • Eggplant
  • Endive
  • *Fennel
  • Green Beans
  • *Jicama
  • *Kale
  • *Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Mustard Greens
  • *Okra
  • Parsley
  • Peas
  • Pumpkin
  • *Radishes (moderation)
  • *Seaweed
  • *Snow Peas
  • Spinach (moderation)
  • *Squash, Acorn
  • Squash, Winter
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatoes (sweet)
  • Turnip Greens
  • *Watercress
  • *Zucchini

Fruits:

  • *Apples
  • *Apricots
  • *Blueberries
  • *Cantaloupe
  • *Cherries (ripe)
  • *Cranberries
  • Dates
  • Dried Fruit
  • Figs
  • *Grapes
  • *Guavas
  • *Mangoes
  • *Melon (all)
  • Nectarines
  • Oranges (sweet)
  • Papayas (small amounts)
  • *Peaches (ripe and/or peeled)
  • *Pears
  • *Persimmons
  • *Pineapple (sweet)
  • *Plums (ripe)
  • *Pomegranates (sour)
  • *Raspberries
  • *Strawberries
  • Tangerines (sweet)

More Here: http://lifespa.com/summer-grocery-list-pitta-reducing-diet/

http://lifespa.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/summer-grocery-list_complete-chart_johndouillard1.pdf

 

Enjoy!

 

Yoga&Ayurveda fertilitySarah is a Yoga + Ayurveda Specialist who is passionate about seeing the ‘matrix’ of Ayurvedic wisdom all around us. She teaches workshops around the U.S., and lives in Bellingham, Washington (a much delicious ecosystem for her constitution!)


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