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Diet Chart for Allergy

Allergies are the most common in daily life. These are the active immune response of body towards any foreign body and are not so harmful. These foreign particles like pollens, certain food products, dust etc. are known as allergens. In this, we can consider both skin and respiratory allergies. These allergies and their associated symptoms can be managed very well by following a proper diet along with some lifestyle changes.

Allergy diet chart, Allergy diet plan, Foods To Avoid and Consume in Allergy

EARLY-MORNING

Herbal tea / Lukewarm water

(Having any of the above empty stomach ignites digestive fire)

BREAKFAST

Veg oats / Veg upma / Veg poha / Vermicelli / Chapati with Veg+Dal

(Light breakfast helps in keeping digestive fire intact and balanced)

MID-MORNING

Fruit / Coconut water /Green tea / Salad

(They add a very good fibre into your digestive tract)

LUNCH

Chapati / Boiled rice / Vegetable + Dal / Salad

(Light and frequent meals are best for digestion enhancement)

EVENING

Homemade soup or homemade juices

(They help in avoiding long standing empty stomach hours)

DINNER

Chapati / Boiled rice / Vegetable + Dal

(A light dinner is very beneficial to avoid indigestion)

DIET INSTRUCTIONS

CEREALS

Cereals to be consumed

Millets like finger millets, foxtail millets, kodo millets, oats, whole wheat flour, old and aged rice (Red, white, brown), corn flour

(The above mentioned are easy to digest, do not cause constipation and are very beneficial as a source of nutrition)

Cereals to be avoided

Buckwheat flour, freshly harvested white rice

(They are generally responsible for dosha aggravation)

FRUITS

Fruits to be consumed

Apple, Pear, Papaya, Indian gooseberry, Pomegranate, java plum

(Fruits are a rich source of nutrients and vitamins and hence their intake is essential for the body)

Fruits to be avoided

Banana, Coconut, Dates, Kiwi, Raisins, Olives, Pineapple, Bael, Green papaya, Mango, Plum, Apricot

(These fruits are generally citrus in taste and hence can cause pitta dosha aggravation predominantly)

VEGETABLES

Vegetables to be consumed

Broccoli, Coriander, Cauliflower, Bitter gourd, Bottle gourd, Fenugreek leaves, Lettuce, Spinach, Celery, Beetroot, Carrot, Radish (if suits), Ginger, Snake gourd, Bitter gourd, Mushroom, Bottle gourd, Zucchini, Cucumber, pumpkin

(These vegetables are a rich source of nutrients and minerals)

Vegetables to be avoided

Tomatoes, Garlic, Green chili, Radish, onion, Eggplant, Cabbage, Capsicum

(They also aggravate pitta predominantly and also cause indigestion and digestive disturbances)

PULSES

Pulses to be consumed

All pulses and legumes

(Pulses are a good source of proteins and hence help in fulfilling the desirable amounts of nutrition required by the body)

Pulses to be avoided

Nil

DAIRY PRODUCTS

Dairy Products to be consumed

Nil

Dairy Products to be avoided

All milk products

(Milk products available these days are totally fortified and contain preservatives which are not good for the body)

OILS

Oils to be consumed

Cow ghee, Sesame oil, Olive oil, Rice bran oil

(It helps in igniting digestive fire and Cow’s ghee is very useful in balancing pitta dosha)

Oils to be avoided

Mustard oil, Palm oil, Coconut oil

(They predominantly aggravate pitta dosha and vata dosha)

SPICES

Spices to be consumed

Coriander, Black pepper, Cumin, Fennel, Turmeric, Carom seeds

(These spices help in enhancing digestive agni and do not cause flare up symptoms)

Spices to be avoided

Red chilies, Nutmeg, Mustard, green chillies

(They are responsible for pitta aggravation, constipation and indigestion)

DRINKS

Drinks to be consumed

Homemade soups, Herbal tea

(They are the best as they do not have any preservatives, do not cause dosha aggravation and provide the body with nutrition only)

Drinks to be avoided

Whole milk drinks, all canned and packed juices

(They cause dosha aggravation as they have preservatives)

FLESH FOODS

Flesh Foods to be consumed

Nil

Flesh Foods to be avoided

All flesh foods including egg

(They are heavy to digest and cause agni diminishing)

HOME REMEDIES

  1. Increase fluid intake
  2. Drink Herbal tea
  3. Make decoction of Black pepper (5-10seeds) and Ginger (15gm) in 400ml of water and reduce it to 100 ml and consume in a warm state.
  4. Take 20 seeds of each Coriander, cumin and fennel and boil it in 400 ml of water. Drink when it remains 100 ml.
  5. Aloe vera gel application on the affected site. Aloe vera is having really beneficial properties for skin
  6. Haldi paste can be used over the affected area as it is really beneficial in reducing inflammation and pain
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