Trinity Diet Body Types
To determine your body type, please review the chart below. Which ever body type you have the most in common with, is your body type. Pretty simple!
Body Size: Large
Body Weight: Overweight
Appetite: Slow, Consistent
Digestion: Prolonged, Mucus
Bowel Movements: Thick, Slow
Sleep Pattern: Deep, Extended
Belly: Larger, Pot Belly
Teeth: Healthy, White, Strong Gums
Skin: Oily, Thick, Pale
Thirst Level: Moderate
Emotional State: Calm, Attached, Strong Self Interests
Focus: Cloudy, Slow Paced
Body Size: Medium
Body Weight: Medium
Appetite: Strong, Sporadic Spikes
Digestion: Quick, Indigestion
Bowel Movements: Loose
Sleep Pattern: Not much, Sound
Belly: Medium to Moderate
Teeth: Soft, Sensitive Gums
Skin: Oily, Smooth
Thirst Level: Very
Emotional State: Fast to anger, Can be possessive
Body Size: Slim
Body Weight: Underweight
Appetite: Irregular, Consume less more often
Digestion: Irregular, Gas
Bowel Movements: Constipation
Sleep Pattern: Insomnia, Sporadic
Belly: Thin, Flat
Teeth: Larger, Thin Gums
Skin: Thin, Dry
Thirst Level: Sporadic
Emotional State: Anxiety, Fear, Uncertainty
Focus: Strong, Sporadic
Foods by Body Type
These are the foods that work the best with your body type.
Asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, eggplant, garlic, leafy green vegetables, lettuce, mushrooms, okra, onions, peas peppers, potatoes, radishes, spinach, and sprouts.
Cucumbers, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and zucchini.
Apples, apricots, berries, cherries, cranberries, papaya, pears, prunes, pomegranates, and grapefruit. Dried fruits in general are good for Kaphas, specifically apricots, figs, prunes, and raisins.
Dates, fresh figs, bananas, coconuts, and mangoes.
Barley, buckwheat, corn, millet, oats, rye, and basmati rice.
Rice and wheat.
Warm skim milk, small amounts of whole milk, and eggs (not fried or cooked with butter), goat’s milk, soy milk, and camel milk.
Chicken, turkey (all in small amounts), and lean fish.
Shrimp and red meat.
All legumes are good.
Kidney beans and tofu.
Almond, sunflower, olive oil, and grapeseed oil (all in small quantities).
All in very small quantities.
Sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and flax seeds.
All are good, especially cumin, fenugreek, sesame, and ginger, which is especially good for improving digestion.
Sweet and bitter vegetables, like asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, radishes, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, green beans, green (sweet) peppers, leafy green vegetables, lettuce, mushrooms, okra, parsley, peas, potatoes, sprouts, squash, sweet potatoes, zucchini, carrot, and spinach.
Eggplant, onion, tomatoes, hot peppers, chilies, and beets.
Bananas, avocados, cherries, coconuts, figs, mangoes, melons, oranges, pears, pineapples, plums, prunes, and raisins.
Apricot, apples, berries, sour cherries, grapefruit, raw papaya, dark grapes, peaches, persimmon, and pineapples.
Barley, oats, wheat, and white rice (preferably basmati).
Brown rice, corn, millet, and rye.
Butter, egg whites, ghee (clarified butter), milk, and fruit sorbets (not sour).
Cheese, sour yogurt, sour buttermilk, egg yolk, sour cream, and ice cream.
Chicken, shrimp, turkey, and river fish (all in small amounts).
Red meat and seafood in general.
Chickpeas, mung beans, red lentils, tofu and other soybean products (not fermented).
Black gram, black lentils, and Ar har Dal.
Olive, soy, sunflower, and grapeseed oil. The following in moderation: Almond, corn, safflower, sesame, and coconut oil.
All are acceptable except honey and molasses.
Sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and flax seeds.
Spices should generally be avoided as they are too heating. The following are OK for Pittas in small amounts: Cardamom, cilantro (green coriander), cinnamon, coriander seed, dill, fennel, mint, saffron, turmeric, cumin, and black pepper.
Asparagus, beets, carrots, cucumber, garlic, green beans, onions, sweet potatoes, radishes, and turnips.
Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, eggplant, leafy green vegetables, mushrooms, peas, peppers, potatoes, sprouts, tomatoes, zucchini. Avoid raw vegitables.
Bananas, apricots, avocados, berries, cherries, coconut, fresh figs, grapefruit, lemons, grapes, mangoes, sweet melons, sour oranges, papaya, pineapple, peaches, plums, stewed fruits.
Cranberries, pears, pomegranates. Avoid dried fruits, in general and all unripe fruit.
Oats (as cooked oatmeal cereal, not dry), cooked rice.
Wheat, barley, buckwheat, corn, dry oat, millet.
All Dairy is acceptable.
Chicken, seafood, turkey, in small quantity.
Chickpeas, mung beans, Pink lentils, Tofu (small amounts)
Kidney beans, black beans, etc.
Sesame oil, Ghee and olive oil are especially good.
All sweeteners are acceptable in small quantities.
All are acceptable in small amounts. Almonds are best.
Avoid using spices in large quantities. Minimize or avoid all bitter and astringent herbs and spices such as coriander seed, fenugreek, parsley, and thyme. Saffron and turmeric should be used in moderation.