Spices communicate culture. Many cultures cook with the same ingredients but different spices. For example, a rice dish in Mexico might include cilantro, cumin and chile. In India, it would include mustard seed, turmeric and cumin. China might pair rice w
Astringent foods make the mouth feel rough or dry. Astringent taste cleanses the mouth, but causes difficulty swallowing. Leafy greens, green bananas, and cranberries are astringent. Astringent taste makes an apple crunchy. It makes len
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Clear food has the ability to either clear the (1) digestive tract, (2) blood and lymphatic system, (3) mind, or (4) mucus or fluid stagnation in any organ. Clear foods reduce fluids. They help metabolize or purge toxic buildup (ama) fr
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Greens are the most common taste in nature. Sweet taste was rare before farms and grocery stores. What
Evolution & Taste Buds
Taste buds are important for maintaining our health. These days, many people distrust their taste buds. Processed foods like bread, cheese, and corn syrup bypass and trick our taste buds into eating food that
Light & Many Meanings
In the body, lightness creates agility and swiftness. It is the opposite of heartiness. Lightness of mind is associated with clarity and alertness. Lightness is inspiring:
Liquid guna causes increased secretions in the tissues. In general, sour and salty foods cause increased secretions. Sweet and oily foods too. Examples are limes, yogurt, and ghee mixed with sugar.
In a second sense, liquid guna c
By the magic of digestion, when you eat an apple it becomes a part of your body. And whether the apple is hot or cold, acidic or basic, sugary or bitter, the body still has to transform the apple into the building blocks of living human flesh. The most pr
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Pungent taste is what makes spicy foods hot. Pungent spices stimulate by irritating the lining of the digestive tract and other membranes. Made of fire element, punge
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Deciphering and diagnosing digestive tract disorders can be difficult because of similar symptoms. Many digestive tract disorders lack a clear definition and may be variations of a single disease or syndrome. Diagnosis