1. Pittas are usually of medium height and build with soft and fair skin, light brown and radish hair, small yellowish teeth, a medium sized mouth and penetrating eyes. They tend to be grey soon in balanced state

  2. Pittas speak clearly but often sharply.

  3. Pittas has penetrating and deep ideas and sharp intelligence and have a good clear memory.

  4. Pittas can fanatic in their beliefs

  5. Pittas tend to be jealous, agitated, short tempered. They are knife like in anger.

  6. Pittas love to eat sweet, bitter and sharp tasting foods. They perspire easily and their hands and feet stay warm.

  7. Pittas tend to be emotionally intense.


Recommended Diet for Pitta People

Pitta people diet should be cooling, light, dry or little heavy. Preferred tastes are sweet, bitter and astringent. Sour, salty, fried and overcooked foods are not recommended. Three meals a day are sufficient, and they should remain emotionally calm and thankful. No meals should be taken after 7 p.m. 


Recommended Sweet, Bitter Vegetables, Artichoke, Asparagus, Beetroot (raw), Bitter melon, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots (raw/cooked), Cauliflower, Celery, Coriander, Cucumber, Dandelion, Fennel, Green Beans, Kale, Leeks (cooked), Lettuce, Mushrooms, Okra, Olives (black), Onions (cooked), Parsley, Parsnip, Peas, Peppers (sweet), Potatoes, Prickly pear (leaves), Pumpkin, Radishes, Spaghetti squash, Sprouts, Squash (summer/winter), Swede, Sweet potato, Taro root, Watercress, Wheat grass sprouts

Best Avoided Pungent Vegetables, Aborigine, Beetroot (raw), Burdock root, radish, Garlic, Green chilies, Horseradish, Kohlrabi, Leeks (raw), Mustard, Olives (green), Onions (raw), Peppers (hot), Prickly pears, Radishes (raw), Spinach (cooked/raw), Sweet corn (fresh), Tomatoes, Turnips



Recommended Sweet Fruit, Apples (sweet), Apple sauce, Apricots (sweet), Avocados, Berries (sweet), Cherries (sweet), Coconuts, Dates, Figs, Grapes (red/purple), Limes, Mangoes (ripe), Melons, Oranges (sweet), Papayas, Pears, Pineapples (sweet), Plums (sweet), Pomegranates, Prunes, Raisins, Watermelons

Best Avoided Sour Fruit, Apples (sour), Apricots (sour), Bananas, Berries (sour), Cherries (sour), Cranberries, Grapefruit, Grapes (green), Kiwi fruit, Lemons, Mangoes, Oranges (sour), Peaches, Persimmons, Pineapples (sour), Plums (sour), Rhubarb, Strawberries, Tamarinds



Recommended Butter (unsalted), Cheese (soft, unsalted,not aged), Cottage cheese, Cow’s milk, Ghee, Goat’s milk, Goat’s cheese (soft, unsalted), Ice cream, Sour cream, Yoghurt (freshly made, diluted)
Best Avoided Butter (salted), Buttermilk, Cheese (hard), Sour cream, Yoghurt (plain, frozen, fruit)



Recommended Alcohol (beer), Almond milk, Aloe vera juice, Apple juice, Apricot juice, Berry juice (sweet), Black tea, Carob, Chai (hot, spiced milk), Cherry juice (sweet), Cold dairy drinks, Grain ‘coffee’, Grape juice, Mango juice, Mixed vegetable juice, Orange juice, Peach nectar, Pear juice, Pomegranate juice, Prune juice, Rice milk, Soya milk, Vegetable bouillon, Herb Teas:, Alfalfa, , Barley, Blackberry, Borage, Burdock, Catnip, Chamomile, Chicory, Comfrey, Dandelion, Fennel, Ginger (fresh), Hibiscus, Hops, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon balm, Lemon grass, Liquorice, Marshmallow, Nettle, Oat straw, Passion flower, Peppermint, Raspberry, Red clover, Sarsaparilla, Spearmint, Strawberry, Violet, Wintergreen, Yarrow
Best Avoided Alcohol (spirits/wine), Apple cider, Berry juice (sour), Caffeinated beverages, Carbonated drinks, Carrot juice, Cherry juice (sour), Chocolate milk, Coffee, Cranberry juice, Grapefruit juice, Ice cold drinks, Iced tea, Lemonade, Papaya juice, Pineapple juice, Sour juices, Tomato juice, V-8 juice, Herbal Teas:, Basil, Clove, Eucalyptus, Fenugreek, Ginger (dry), Ginseng, Hawthorn, Juniper berry, Pennyroyal, Red Zinger, Rosehip, Sage, Sassafras



Recommended Almonds (soaked/peeled)
Best Avoided Almonds (with skin), Black walnuts, Brazil nuts, Cashews, Filberts, Hazelnuts, Macadamia nuts, Peanuts, Pecans, Pine nuts, Pistachios, Walnuts



Recommended Black pepper, Dulse, Hijiki, Kombu, Mango chutney (sweet), Tamari
Best Avoided Chocolate, Gomasio, Kelp, Ketchup, Lime pickle, Mango chutney (spicy), Mango pickle, Mayonnaise, Pickles, Salt (in excess), Seaweed, Spring onions, Vinegar


Recommended Amaranth, Barley, Cereal (dry), Couscous, Crackers, Durum flour, Granola, Oat bran, Oats (cooked), Pancakes, Pasta, Rice (basmati, white, wild), Rice cakes, Seitan (wheat ‘meat’), Spelt, Sprouted wheat bread, Tapioca, Wheat, Wheat bran
Best Avoided Bread (yeast), Buckwheat, Corn, Millet, Oats (dry), Polenta, Quinoa, Rice (brown), Rye


Recommended Internal and External Use:, Canola, Flax seed, Ghee, Olive, Primrose, Soya, Sunflower, Walnut, External use only, Avocado, Coconut
Best Avoided Almond, Apricot, Corn, Safflower, Sesame


Recommended Black beans, Black-eyed peas, Chick peas, Kidney beans, Lentils (brown/red), Lima beans, Mung dal, Peas (dried), Pinto beans, Soya beans, Soya cheese, Soya flour, Soya milk, Soya powder, Split peas, Tofu, White beans
Best Avoided Miso, Soya sauce, Soya sausages, Tur dal, Urad dal

Recommended Flax, Halva, Popcorn (no salt, buttered), Psyllium, Pumpkin, Sunflower
Best Avoided Sesame, Tahini