STEP BY STEP

APPROPRIATE and DIVERSIFIED DIET

 

 

HOW TO REACH OUR OBJECTIVES THROUGH DIET?

 

 

Objective

Spiritual progression

spiritual development

Environmental mindfulness

 

development of  of life force , of light quotient

Mental Health

 

development of consciousness

Emotional Balance

emotional mastery

Physical Balance

physical mastery

 

 "POSITIVE"  MELTING POT 

                -Balance  -                       Appropriate -                          Diversified                          Nutritive -                    rich in life force

 

Glucide                        VATA                                   enzymes                                Breakfast                               teas                       fresh

 

Proteine                       PITTA                              calories                                           Lunch                              juices                     cooked

 

Lipide                          KAPHA                            healthier foods                              Dinner                   fermented                 conserved

 

Minerals,                                 Vitamins                                         Supplements                         Spices

 

PROCESS FOR SELF-ENQUIRY SELF DIAGNOSIS PRACTICE

 The different steps  are

                1-Awareness sensitisation                        

                2-Analysis of our diet

                3-diagnosis

                4-goals and priorities

                5-identification of tools :     diet, herbs, drinks, supplements,

                                                                              shopping, storage, preparation

                6-Life plan -strategy

                                -daily rhythm

                                -weekly programe

                                -monthly cycle

                7-autoinduction  to  reprogram automatic pattern

                8-Practices

                9-auto evaluation

                10- adjustment

 

STEP BY STEP

a more vegetable oriented diet can bring wellbeing,  health, creativity, spiritual development

                -As little meat as possible (preferably poultry and fish)

                -Cereals (possibly integral) seeds, nuts, grains

-More vegetable and fruits as possible (a lot of greens. leaves rich in chlorophyll; a lot of betacarotene, (yellow, orange))

                -More raw and living food as possible (Juices, sprouts, greens, herbs, salads, fermented foods)

                -Herbal teas, supplements

                                                                     AT WHICH STEP ARE WE?

Step 0

Random, chaotic, and thoughtless eating

Too much meat, sugar, drugs, coffee etc...

 

Step 1

 Mindful diet avoidind unhealthy foods (coffee, tea, meat, fats, sugar, tobacco syndrome)

 

Start from what is familiar: chicken fish,, meatless entrees, pastas, eggs, milk products. More cereals,  legumes, nuts,fruits

two vegetables in your menu?

-Pasta, vegetable, cheese...

-fish, 2 vegetables...

-fish, vegetable, salad...

-baked food, cheese, vegetable...

-rice, vegetable, vegetable...

-soup, salad, good bread...

-a big mixed salad with 9 ingredients...

Step 2

Mid point

Dairy foods, grains, nuts, beans, peas, seeds (fish)

Yeast, soy products,  sprouts, seaweeds, sesame seeds,

-Limit dairy food max once a day

-try one meal a week of soy products or grains

-fresh vegetables, raw or cooked

Step3

 Towards Vegetarian

         -lacto-ovo-vegetarian

        -macrobiotic diets

        -natural hygien2 (fruits and vegetables)

        -raw and living foods

        -vegans , only plants

-More vegetable proteins (nuts, legumes), largely vegetable diet , high in vitamin A, C and calcium, potassium

-macrobiotic foods

-Dairy foods sparingly

-Flesh food no more than once a week

A question of balance

- largely vegetable diet tends to be low in B vitamins, on calcium, on iron

-fruit-and vegetable diet is surprisingly low in carbohydrats

 

SHOPPING STRATEGY 

-careful watch on labels

                -choose   good health food stores

                -Be careful on storage

NEW RECIPES

                -creative cooking

                -fresh  food  (greens, nuts, sprouts, herbs, spices, juices ) added in cooked foods

                -reduce cooking time

-choose  adequate food preparation : fresh, fresh processed, sprouting, fermenting,  steamed,      baked, sautees, deep=fried,  soups, stewed, etc.

NEW ORGANISATION OF MEALS:

                -composition of menu according to constitution, season, health

                -specific menu according to objective

FOOD COMBINING

                -fruit with fruit

                -no protein with starch

                -no fat with protein

                -no fat with starch

                -green vegetables with protein or starch

-melon alone

 

VATA-PITTA , KAPHA

Balance  VATA

Balance PITTA

Balance KAPHA

1)food:  hot, heavy and oily

(avoid, cold, dry and light)

 

2) preferable:  tastes: sweet, sour, salty      

(avoid pungent, bitter, astringent)

 

3)  bigger quantity

1) food: fresh and liquid    

(avoid  hot food)

 

2) preference: tastes sweet, bitter, astringent           

(avoid pungent, salty, sour)

1) food light, dry and hot

(avoid heavy, oily and cold)

 

2) preference tastes: pungent, bitter, astringent

(avoid sweet, salty, sour)

 

INGREDIENTS TO BALANCE VATA, PITTA , KAPHA 

                  Vegetables

                   Cereals, Oils

                   Condiment

                   Fruits

                   Dairy Food

                   Legumes, meats

                   Spices

                   Beverage

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