According to Traditional Chinese Medicine foods that produce HEAT are considered YANG foods and foods that are COLD are YIN in nature.  The heating and cooling effect of foods refer to their capacities to generate either hot or cold sensations in the body.  Yin foods moisten the body and are generally low in calories and rich in potassium. Yang foods warm the body and can be drying. They are higher in calories and sodium.  Below are a list of cooling foods and the chakra it nourishes.

  • Root Chakra

    Strawberries

    Cranberries

    Raspberries

    Watermelon

    Tomatoes

    Carrots

  • Sacral Chakra

    Avocado

    Cantaloupe

    Honeydew

    Carrots

    Coconut

  • Solar Plexus

    Banana

  • Heart

    Cucumbers

    Dark leafy greens

    Watercress

    Avocado

    Honeydew

    Cabbage

    Broccoli

  • Throat Chakra

    Sea Vegetables

    Kombu

    Kelp

    Nori

    Wakame

    Arame

  • Third Eye Chakra

    Blueberries

    Blackberries

    Eggplant

What are your favorite yin foods and which chakra (s) does it nourish? Share in the comment section below.

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