Stay Healthy – Transition into Fall

Autumn Food

The season is changing from the intense heat of summer to the cool, crispness of Autumn. Our bodies also mimic the qualities of nature. To stay healthy and maintain good energy be aware of what you eat. The foods listed below will help maintain your internal sense of equilibrium throughout the season.

Fruit – Apples (cooked), bananas, dates, figs, grapefruit, grapes, lemons, limes, mangoes, oranges, papayas, prunes/raisins (soaked), tangerines

Veggies – beets, carrots, chilies, garlic, okra, onions, pumpkins, squash(winter), sweet potatoes

Grains – amaranth, brown rice, oats, quinoa, wheat

Legumes – kidney beans, miso, tru dal, mung beans, urad dal

Dairy – butter, buttermilk, cheese, cream, ghee, kefir, milk(not cold), sour cream, yogurt

Meat – if you eat it – beef, buffalo, chicken, crab, duck, eggs, fish, lobster, oysters, shirmp, turkey, venison

Oils – almond oil, ghee, olive oil, peanut oil, sesame oil,

Sugars – honey, jaggary, maple syrup, molasses, rice syrup, sugar(raw)

Spices – allspice, anise, asafoetida(hing), basil, bay leaf, black papper, cardamom, cinnamon, clove, cumin, dill, garlic, ginger, mustard seeds, nutmeg, oregano, paprika, parsley, rosemary, saffron, turmeric

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