Diet Chart for Nervine & Psychological Disorders
Our Nervous System is a main operating system of our body that controls all the functions of each organ and maintains our health. So, to stay healthy we should take care of this organ but due to some stress and bad experiences our mind gets affected and we develop various signs and symptoms that are related to the brain. In these conditions a nourishing diet which is full of antioxidants, fats, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals is a main source to restore health. So, one should focus on the healthy and nutritious diet.
Herbal tea / Luke warm Water/ Soaked Walnuts or Almonds / Amla Juice
Broken wheat porridge (Veg Dalia) / Veg Semolina (Veg upma / Veg Vermicelli (Sewian) / Veg Idli / Veg poha (Rice flakes) / Oats / Chapati with veg or dal / 1 Egg
Fruit / Coconut water / Sprouts / Green salads / Cow's Milk
Chapati / Vegetable + Dal + Salad / Chicken or Fish (Occasionally)
Fruits / Rice flakes snack / Sprouts / Soup (Home-made) / Herbal tea / Juice / Cow's Milk
Missi chapati / Ragi chapati / Vegetable + Dal / Salad
Cereals to be consumed
- Wheat, Oats, Whole grains, Rice, Buck Wheat, Quinoa, Corn.
- Millets (In moderate quantity)
Cereals to be avoided
White refined flour and its products
Pulses to be consumed
All Pulses and Lentils, Soya products
Pulses to be avoided
Dried and frozen pulses
Vegetables to be consumed
Pumpkin, Dark green leafy especially Spinach and Kale, Asparagus, Broccoli, Carrots, Onion, Beans, Cabbage, Bottle gourd, Ridge gourd, Round gourd, Bell peppers, Potatoes, Yam, Sweet potatoes, Taro roots.
Vegetables to be avoided
Mustard leaves, Peas
Fruits to be consumed
Banana, Avocadoes, Apple, Pomegranate, All kinds of berries including, Cranberries, and Oranges, Kiwi, Watermelon, Muskmelon, Papaya, Dates, Squash, Figs, Apricot, Pineapple, Pears, Plum, Olives, Amla. (Take Citrus fruits in limited quantity except amla)
Fruits to be avoided
All canned and packaged fruits
Flesh Foods to be consumed
Eggs white part only, Roasted or Grilled Fish, Lean meat, Chicken (twice a week))
Flesh Foods to be avoided
Avoid All others
Spices to be consumed
Fennel, Turmeric, Cumin, Thyme, Black pepper, Coriander, Rock Salt (limited), Cardamom, Cinnamon, Fenugreek, Tulsi, Curry leaves
Spices to be avoided
Red chili and Table Salt
Dairy Products to be consumed
Cow’s Milk, Curd, Yogurt
Dairy Products to be avoided
Cream, Cream cheese, Condensed milk, Cocoa butter, Cheese
DRY FRUITS AND SEEDS
Dry Fruits and seeds to be consumed
Flax seeds, Pumpkin seeds, Sunflower seeds, Walnuts, Almonds, Dates, Raisins (Soaked one)
Dry Fruits and seeds to be avoided
Cashew nuts, Pistachio, Peanuts
Fats to be consumed
Cow ghee, Olive oil, Sesame oil, Mustard oil, Coconut oil
Fats to be avoided
Trans fat foods, Palm oil, Hydrogenated oil
Prepared foods to be consumed
Homemade only, Jaggery, Honey
Prepared foods to be avoided
All bakery products or processed foods, Sauces, Mayonnaise, White sugar, Ice-cream, Cream soups, Dark chocolate, Butterscotch, Pickles, Junk food, Deep fried foods, All Spicy and too much salty food
Drinks to be consumed
Coconut water, Milk, Soups, Green tea, Pumpkin Juice, Herbal tea, Aloe Vera juice, Gooseberry juice, Pomegranate juice, Wheatgrass juice
Drinks to be avoided
Cream based liqueurs, Canned soup and packaged soup, Alcohol, Sweetened drinks, Hot chocolate drinks, Diet soda, Coffee, Tea
- Walk for at least 30-45 min is recommended.
- Whole fruit should be preferred to fruit juices.
- Skipping of meals should be avoided, especially the breakfast
- Water intake should be increased at least 8-10 glasses regularly
- Herbal Tea- Boil ½ tsp each of fennel, coriander, cumin in 3 cups of water till it’s reduced to 1 cup.
- Soaked almonds and walnuts are good to consume daily.
- Regular use of Cow’s ghee and Amla is a good choice in these conditions.
- Meditation along with Yoga should be performed daily.