The Sattvic diet is a vegetarian diet that is based on Ayurvedic principles and popular among yoga enthusiasts. Those who follow a Sattvic dietary pattern avoid foods that are considered rajasic or tamasic, such as meat, eggs, refined sugar, spicy foods, and fried foods. Although the Sattvic diet includes many healthy foods and may offer some… Continue reading THE BOTTOM LINE


The Sattvic diet discourages the consumption of foods that are considered rajasic or tamasic. For this reason, most animal products, highly processed foods, refined sugar, and fried foods are restricted. The following foods and ingredients should be avoided on the Sattvic diet (3Trusted Source): Added sugar and sweets: white sugar, high fructose corn syrup, candy, soda, etc.… Continue reading FOOD TO AVOID


        When following the Sattvic diet, you must eat only approved foods and avoid foods in the rajasic and tamasic categories. Keep in mind that recommendations regarding what foods are considered sattvic vary depending on the source, and many sources contradict one another in terms of which foods are allowed. The following foods… Continue reading FOOD TO EAT

May Reduce Chronic Disease Risk

Potential health benefits of the Sattvic diet The Sattvic diet is rich in nutrient-dense foods and low in processed foods. For these reasons, it may offer many health benefits. Promotes whole, nutrient-dense foods The Sattvic diet is based on consuming whole, nutritious foods, including vegetables, fruits, beans, and nuts. Consuming these nutrient-dense foods can help promote overall… Continue reading May Reduce Chronic Disease Risk

Diet  & Gunas

What is a Guna? The three Gunas are groupings of different qualities of energy in parkriti (physical matter.) Any living being has Gunas, and it is one of three “propensities” of the mind, body and soul or consciousness.  The three gunas are Sattva, Rajas and Tamas gunas. These categories define and reflect our health, behaviour,… Continue reading Diet  & Gunas

What is Sattvic diet?

Bhagvad Gita guidelines on Diet & Gunas There is a lot of interest on the impact sattvic bhojan can have on our wellness and well-being. Rightly so, as the food we eat influences our thought processes and nature and vice versa. The Chhāndogya Upaniṣhad emphasises on eating sattvic bhojan since eating such foods purifies the… Continue reading What is Sattvic diet?