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Classification of Food: Legumes

Meat | Dairy | Oils | Sweeteners | Legumes | Vegetables | Fruits | Herbs & Spices | Grains | Nuts & Seeds

Substance Taste Heating or
Cooling
Post
Digestive
Effect
Properties and Action on Tridosha
Legumes
Black Lentil Sweet Heating Sweet Strengthening. Increases Pitta & Kapha. Decreases Vata.
Garbanzos Sweet & Astringent Cooling Sweet Heavy, Dry, Rough, Very Dehydrating. Produces Gas. Increases Vata, Relieves Pitta & Kapha.
Kidney Beans Sweet & Astringent Cooling Sweet Dry, Rough, Heavy Laxative. Increases Vata & Kapha, Decreases Pitta.
Lentils (general) Sweet & Astringent Cooling Sweet Dry, Rough, Heavy Dehydrating. Should be taken in Small Quantities. Increases Vata & Kapha, Decreases Pitta.
Mung Beans Sweet & Astringent Cooling Sweet Light, Soft. Increases Kapha, Decreases Vata & Pitta.
Red Lentil Sweet & Astringent Heating Sweet Easy to Digest. Increases Pitta, Relieves Vata & Kapha.
Soy Beans Sweet & Astringent Cooling Sweet Heavy, Oily Smooth. Laxative. Increases Vata & Kapha, Decreases Pitta. Tofu is OK for Vata & Pitta, Moderately OK for Kapha.

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