AYURVEDIC KAPHA SOOTHING DIET
by Guru Sri Shukla

Please note this list is a general guideline and results may vary depending on season, the strength of one's digestion and how the particular food is prepared, among other factors. Food choices that vary greatly from person to person have been placed in the "MAYBE" column.

  -YES- -MAYBE- -NO-
Fruits Apples
Apricots
Berries
Cherries
Cranberries
Figs, dried
Mango
Pears
Persimmon
Pomegranate
Prunes
Raisins
Lemons
Limes
Peaches
Strawberries
Avocado
Bananas
Coconut
Dates
Grapes
Grapefruit
Kiwi
Melons
Orange
Papaya
Pineapple
Plums
Rhubarb
Watermelon
Vegetables Artichoke
Asparagus
Beets
Bitter Melon
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Chilis
Corn
Daikon Radish
Green Beans
Jerusalem Artichoke
Kale
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Mushrooms
Okra
Onions
Peas
Potatoes
Radishes
Shallots
Spinach
Turnips
Yellow Crookneck Squash
Bell Peppers
Eggplant
Rutabagas
Zucchini
Acorn Squash
Butternut Squash
Cucumbers
Olives
Parsnips
Peanuts
Pumpkins
Spaghetti Squash
Sweet Potatoes
Tomatoes
Animal Foods Chicken
Eggs
Goat
Rabbit
Shrimp
Turkey
Venison

Buffalo (Bison)
Beef
Duck
Fish
Lamb
Pork
Seafood

Grains Barley
Buckwheat
Corn
Millet
Oats, dry
Rice cakes
Rye
Rice, basmati Oats, cooked
Rice, brown
Rice, white
Wheat
Legumes Aduki Beans
Black Beans
Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas)
Lima Beans
Navy Beans
Pinto Beans
Soy Milk
Tofu, coooked
Mung Beans
Lentils
Kidney Beans
Soybeans
Tofu, cold
Miso
Nuts Almond Butter,
smooth, in moderation
Almonds,
peeled and soaked
Almond Butter, crunchy
Almonds
Brazil
Cashew
Coconut
Filberts
Macadamia Nut
Peanuts
Pecan
Pine Nut
Pistachio
Walnuts
Seeds Pumpkin
Sunflower
Flax Flax
Sesame
Sweetners Honey Barley Malt
Brown Sugar
Fructose
Maple Syrup
Molasses
Raw Sugar
White Sugar (refined)
Dairy Ghee
Goat's Milk
Buttermilk Butter
Cheese
Cow's MIlk
Cottage Cheese
Ice Cream
Sour Cream
Yogurt
Oil Canola
Corn
Sunflower
Almond
Olive
Avocado
Coconut
Margarine
Safflower
Sesame
Soy
Walnut
Misc. Alcohol
Basil
Black Pepper
Cardamom
Cilantro
Cloves
Coriander
Cumin
Fennel
Ginger
Lemon Peel
Mint
Mustard
Nutmeg
Orange Peel
Tea
Turmeric
Vinegar
Yeast
Coffee Chocolate
Ketchup
Mayonnaise
Pickles
Salt

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