Diet Chart For Kapha Prakriti

Diet Chart For Kapha Prakriti
Diet Charts
Mar 2023

It is a gastrointestinal disorder that results in diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, and bloating in severe cases, mucus is also found in the stool. Intake of dairy products, chocolate, citrus food, or alcohol can worsen the symptoms leading to severe constipation and diarrhea. Stress also serves as a major symptom of IBS. So, by managing our lifestyle and diet, we can control the symptoms more easily. A high-fiber diet is helpful in adding bulk to the stools and promoting normal bowel motility. Avoid overuse of laxatives, antibiotics, caffeine, and fat-rich foods as it disrupts the normal functioning of the digestive system.

Food Products Best for Kapha Dosha Good for Kapha Dosha Neutral for Kapha Dosha Bad for Kapha Dosha


No Dairy Products are Good for Kapha. Dairy products are rich in Fat content which is responsible for Aggravation of Kapha Dosha.

Cow's Ghee (do not have any impact on Kapha until taken in controlled qty.), Soy milk or goat milk does not exacerbate Kapha if taken preferably in the evening.


All Other Animal Based Dairy Products


Apple, Pomegranate, Melon, Pears, Prunes, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Flax Seeds, Chia Seeds

Java Plums, Papaya, Plum, Sesame Seeds

Grapes, Mango, Orange, Lemon, Figs, Strawberries, Cherries, Watermelons, Cranberries, Dragon Fruit, Litchi, Avocado (If taken preferably in evening)

Banana, Dates, Lemon, Cashew Nuts, Peanuts, Pine Nuts, Hazelnuts, Brazilian Nuts


Green Leafy Vegetables, Broccoli, Mustard Greens, Ash Gourd, Bitter Gourd, Bottle Gourd, Cabbage, Cauliflower

Asparagus, Beetroot, Carrots, Green Beans, Lettuce, Onions, Garlic, Mushrooms, Ginger

Capsicum, Eggplant, Raw Vegetables, Okra, Kale, All Salads

Sweet Potatoes, Potato, and Tomato (if consumed in high amounts)


Aged Wheat, Barley

Cornflour, Buckwheat, Kodo Millets, Quinoa

Foxtail Millets, Finger Millets, Oats

White Rice, Newly Harvested Cereals, White Flour and its Products


Generally, All kinds of Pulses and Beans are Good for Kapha but Light Lentils like Yellow and Pink Lentils are the Best.

Kidney Beans, Split Peas, Pigeon Peas, Black Gram / Horse Gram

Chickpeas and Sprouts



Black Pepper, Cloves, Thyme, Cardamom, Mustard Seeds, Cumin, Turmeric, Fenugreek Leaves, Fennel, Cinnamon

Basil, Fenugreek Seeds, Nutmeg

Pink Salt & Rock salt / Sea Salt

White Salt


Mustard Oil, Sunflower Oil

Cow Ghee, Sesame Oil

Almond Oil, Olive Oil, Canola Oil

Coconut Oil, Butter


Non-Veg is not Good for Kapha, as it contains fat, which aggravates Kapha.


Roasted Chicken and Turkey without Gravy or in Soup Form

Duck, Eggs, Fish, Red Meat, Pork, Beef


Arjun tea and other Herbal Teas

Honey, Warm Ginger Water, Warm Water with Black Salt or Rock Salt

Jaggery, Wine

Note: Hard Drinks - in very little quantity

Packaged, Processed, Fried and Bakery Products, Artificial Sweeteners, Refined Sugar, Brown Sugar, Sweets, Jams, Beer, Cold Water, Iced Drinks, Sweet Drinks, Soft Drinks, Sweet Fruit Juices, Brown Bread