Keto Foods for Vata

January 28, 2018
Blog post

If you have a Vata Body Type (or Vata imbalance) you should take food that is warm, moderately heavy, moist, soothing, and nourishing. Below is a list of foods that are best if you have a Vata Body Type or are suffering from a  Vata imbalance.

FRUITS AND BERRIES
Avocados
Goji berries
Goldenberries
Mulberries
Raspberries
Cherries
Lemons
Limes
Strawberries


VEGETABLES

Asparagus
Arugula
Black olives
Cabbage (cooked)
Chives
Cilantro/Coriander
Fennel
Garlic (small amounts)
Green beans
Green chilies
Grape leaves
Kelp
Leeks (small amounts)
Lettuce (all kinds)
Mustard greens
Okra
Onions (small amounts)
Parsley
Spinach (cooked)
Sprouts
Turnip greens
Watercress
Zucchini

DAIRY
Butter (salted and unsalted)
Buttermilk
Buffalo milk
All hard cheeses
All soft cheeses
Cottage cheese
Cow milk
Cream cheese
Feta cheese
Fresh goat cheese
Ghee (clarified butter)
Goat milk
Heavy cream
Sour cream


MEAT AND PROTEIN

Bone marrow
Chicken (dark meat)
Chicken livers
Duck
Eggs
Fish
Lamb
Lobster
Pork
Rabbit
Shrimp
Turkey (dark meat)
Tofu

 

NUTS
Almonds
Brazil nuts
Coconut
Hazelnuts
Macadamia nuts
Peanuts
Pecans
Pine nuts
Walnuts


SEEDS

Hemp seeds
Chia seeds
Flax seeds
Pumpkin seeds
Sesame seeds
Sunflower seeds


OILS AND FATS

Avocado oil
Chicken fat (rendered)
Cocoa butter
Coconut cream
Coconut oil
Ghee (clarified butter)
Lard (pork fat)
Olive oil
Mustard oil
Sesame oil
Sunflower oil


CONDIMENTS

Mayonnaise
Miso
Mustard
Sauerkraut
Soy Sauce
Tamari
Tamarind
White vinegar

 

HERBS AND SPICES
Ajwan
Allspice
Almond extract
Anise
Basil
Bay leaf
Black pepper
Black cumin
Caraway
Cardamom
Cayenne
Cinnamon
Cloves
Coriander
Cumin
Curry leaves
Dill
Fennel
Fenugreek
Garlic
Ginger
Mace
Marjoram
Mint
Mustard seed
Nutmeg
Orange peel
Oregano
Paprika
Parsley
Pippali (long pepper)
Poppy seeds
Rose petals
Rosemary
Sage
Saffron
Salt
Savory
Star anise
Tarragon
Thyme
Turmeric
Vanilla
Wintergreen


HERBAL TEAS

Chamomile
Chrysanthemum
Comfrey
Elder flower
Fresh ginger
Green Tea
Hibiscus
Lavender
Lemon balm
Licorice
Marshmallow
Orange peel
Rosehips

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