Vata Pacifying Diet
Vata is cold, dry and a light dosha. Therefore, a good vata pacifying diet includes that which is warm, oily and heavy. All soothing foods are generally good. Milk (preferably warm), cream, butter, warm soups, hot cereals, fresh bread. All contain sweet and most are also warm and heavy.
A nourishing breakfast, the more substantial the better. Anything warm, milky and sweet is beneficial. Many vata types experience a drastic energy slump in the late afternoon. Having hot tea with cookies or some other sweet is good. Warm, moist food is very settling for vata. Cooked grains and cereals are best choices. Ginger