Vata dosha ayurvedic diet :
To balance aggravated Vata dosha, oily, warm, nourishing wet foods with salty, sour, and sweet tastes should be added in diet. Some examples of such foods are warm milk, ghee, oil, butter, warm soups, stews, hot cereals and freshly prepared breads. Warm drinks and food are always best for vata dosha balance.
Some foods that should be avoided are cold foods such as salads, iced drinks and raw green vegetables are not good in too much quantity for people with Vata dosha aggravation. Unripe fruits and astringent food stuff are best to be avoided in Vata dosha aggravation.
Pitta dosha ayurvedic diet:
The best foods for Pittas are cool potency with bitter, sweet and astringent tastes. Mint herbal tea and licorice root tea are good to pacify Pitta dosha. An example for Pitta dosha pacifying breakfast is cold cereal, cinnamon toast and peppermint tea. Cold milk is an another example of pitta dosha balancing drink.
Pittas should avoid butter, pickles, sour cream, and cheese. Alcoholic and fermented foods are best to be avoided by pitta body type person. Reduce coffee. Pitta body type people should also avoid egg yolks, nuts, hot spices and hot drinks.