Seeds and Nuts to enjoy:
Seeds and nuts such as Pumpkin, Sesame, Poppy and Sunflower, Pine nuts, Almonds, Walnuts, Hazelnuts, and Pistachios are best consumed in small amounts as they are heavy to digest and can be Vata increasing. They are more easily digested if cooked, ground, soaked overnight or made into a paste or milk. The milk, cream and flakes of coconuts can be used.
Seeds and Nuts to avoid:
Due to their heavy nature and difficult digestion, avoid peanuts, cashew nuts and peanut butter. Almond butter is a good substitute for peanut butter.
Protein to enjoy:
Eggs, organic tofu, are to be enjoyed in moderation.