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Sattvic Ayurvedic Perspectives
Sattvic
Reported by John Immel, Asheville, NC
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Sattvic foods promote spiritual growth, nourishing the body without taxing digestion. Sattvic foods do not stimulate desire or nervous energy. They create clarity instead of drowsiness or heaviness.


Balanced by 'Rajasic', 'Tamasic'.
ayurvedic notes

Sattva

Sattvic foods promote spiritual growth. They nourish the body without taxing the digestive tract. Examples of sattvic foods include ghee, milk, almonds, rice, dates and saffron. Sattvic foods do not stimulate desire or nervous energy. They create clarity instead of drowsiness or heaviness. Click here for sattvic food examples.

Rajas

Rajasic foods stimulate desire or nervous energy. Red meat, high protein food, garlic and onions stimulate desire. Chili peppers, coffee, and cocaine stimulate movement. Click here for rajasic food examples.

Tamas

Tamasic foods create drowsiness, cloudiness, and heaviness. Examples are fermented or putrid foods including alcohol. Beef, prok, garlic, onion also create heaviness.Click here for tamasic food examples.
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