According to Ayurveda, a sattvic diet includes natural foods that are conducive to a balanced, happy, peaceful life free from disease. Modern methods of processing and refining products increase the shelf life, but take away the vitality from them, in the long run having a negative impact on digestion.
is a vegetarian food that gives vitality by renewing the tissues of our body and increases resistance to disease. Such food is fresh, contains all six tastes, and is consumed in a relaxed atmosphere and in moderation. Principles of sattvic nutrition
- Clearing channels in the body
- Increasing the flow of “prana” – life force
- Vegetarian food, easier to digest
- Organic raw foods without pesticides, herbicides, hormones, minimal salt and sugar
- Food cooked with the emotion of love is charged with higher energy
- Seasonal vegetables and fruits match the biorhythms of our bodies
- Whole natural foods have more active enzymes to promote healthy body function and disease prevention
- The Sattvic diet allows you to be in a positive mood and transmit qualities such as generosity, kindness, openness, compassion and forgiveness.
- Whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables, fruit juices, nuts and seeds (including sprouted), beans, honey, herbal teas and fresh milk.
In addition to sattvic, Ayurveda distinguishes rajasic and tamasic food. have qualities that stimulate excess fire, aggression, passion. This group includes foods dry, spicy, with a very bitter, sour or salty taste. Hot peppers, garlic, onions, tomatoes, eggplant, vinegar, leeks, candy, caffeinated drinks. contribute to gravity and inertia, these include: meat, poultry, fish, eggs, mushrooms, cold, stale food, often potatoes. Below is a list of sattvic foods recommended for daily consumption: Fruits: apples, kiwi, plums, apricots, bananas, lychees, pomegranates, mangoes, papaya, berries, nectarines, watermelons, oranges, grapefruits, pineapples, guava, peaches. Vegetables: beets, green beans, asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale, zucchini, carrots. Oils: olive, sesame, sunflower Beans: lentils, chickpeas Spice: coriander, basil, cumin, nutmeg, parsley, cardamom, turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, saffron Orehisemena: brazil nuts, pumpkin, sunflower, flaxseeds, coconut, pine and walnut Milk: hemp, almond and other nut milks; natural cow’s milk Sweets: cane sugar, raw honey, jaggery, fruit juices