Ayurveda — Tridoshic Foods That Balance All Doshas
**If you already know about the doshas, you can skip this part…
In Ayurvedic medicine, everyone has a specific dosha that determines the kinds of foods, activities and lifestyle that is best suited for their unique combination.
Once you’ve determined your dosha, you will have a better idea of how to care for your combination and live a healthier, more balanced life.
Figs (K – dry V – fresh)
Carrots (cooked V, raw P)
Potatoes (sweet for V, white for K)
Oats (cooked for P & V, dry for K)
Rice (basmati & wild)
Seitan (wheat meat)
Sprouted Wheat Bread
Ayurvedic cooking for two or more can be tricky. Making separate dishes isn’t always possible. Tridoshic dishes are the way to go.
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