Holistic Health Practitioner Certification

Favor

• Apples (cooked)
• Applesauce
• Apricots
• Bananas (ripe, not green)
• Berries
• Cantaloupe
• Cherries
• Coconut
• Dates (fresh, cooked or soaked)
• Figs (fresh, cooked or soaked)
• Grapefruit
• Grapes
• Kiwi
• Lemon
• Lime
• Mango
• Melons
• Oranges
• Papaya
• Peaches
• Pineapple
• Plums
• Prunes (cooked or soaked)
• Raisins (cooked or soaked)
• Tamarind

Avoid

• Apples (raw)
• Bananas (green)
• Cranberries
• Dates (dry)
• Dried Fruit, in general
• Figs (dry)
• Pears
• Persimmons
• Pomegranate
• Prunes (dry)
• Raisins (dry)
• Watermelon

Favor

• Asparagus
• Avocado
• Beets
• Carrots, Cooked
• Chilies (in very small quantities)
• Cilantro
• Cucumber
• Garlic
• Green Beans
• Green Chilies
• Leeks
• Mustard Greens
• Okra
• Olives (black)
• Onion, Cooked
• Parsnip
• Peas, Cooked
• Pumpkin
• Sweet Potatoes
• Rutabega
• Spinach, Cooked
• Squash, Summer
• Watercress
• Zucchini

Avoid

• Artichokes
• Beet Greens
• Bell Peppers
• Bitter Melon
• Broccoli
• Brussels Sprouts
• Burdock Root
• Cabbage
• Carrots, Raw
• Cauliflower
• Celery
• Chilies (in excess)
• Corn, Fresh
• Dandelion Greens
• Eggplant
• Jerusalem Artichokes
• Kale
• Kohlrabi
• Lettuce
• Mushrooms
• Olives, Green
• Onion, Raw
• Peas, Raw
• Peppers, Hot
• Potatoes, White
• Radishes
• Spinach, Raw
• Sprouts
• Squash, Winter
• Squash, Summer
• Tomatoes
• Turnips

Favor

• Amaranth
• Durham Flour
• Oats, Cooked
• Pancakes
• Quinoa
• Rice (all types)
• Seitan
• Sprouted Wheat Bread
• Wheat

Avoid

• Barley
• Buckwheat
• Cereals (cold, dry, or puffed)
• Corn
• Couscous
• Crackers
• Granola
• Millet
• Muesli
• Oat Bran
• Oats, Dry
• Pasta, Wheat
• Rice Cakes
• Rye
• Spelt
• Tapioca
• Wheat Bran
• Yeasted Bread

Favor

• Lentils, Red
• Miso
• Mung Beans
• Mung Dal, Split
• Tofu (served hot)
• Tur Dal
• Urad Dal

Avoid

• Adzuki Beans
• Black Beans
• Black-Eyed Peas
• Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas)
• Kidney Beans
• Lentils, Brown
• Navy Beans
• Pinto Beans
• Soy Beans
• Soy Flour
• Soy Powder
• Tempeh
• White Beans

Favor

• Butter
• Buttermilk
• Cheese
• Cottage Cheese
• Cow’s milk
• Ghee
• Goat’s Milk
• Ice Cream (in moderation)
• Sour Cream (in moderation)
• Yogurt (fresh)

Avoid

• Frozen Yogurt
• Powdered Milk

Favor

• Almonds
• Brazil Nuts
• Cashews
• Coconut
• Hazelnuts
• Macadamia Nuts
• Peanuts
• Pecans
• Pine Nuts
• Pistachios
• Pumpkin Seeds
• Sesame Seeds
• Sunflower Seeds
• Walnuts

Avoid

• Popcorn

+ Fruit

Favor

• Apples (cooked)
• Applesauce
• Apricots
• Bananas (ripe, not green)
• Berries
• Cantaloupe
• Cherries
• Coconut
• Dates (fresh, cooked or soaked)
• Figs (fresh, cooked or soaked)
• Grapefruit
• Grapes
• Kiwi
• Lemon
• Lime
• Mango
• Melons
• Oranges
• Papaya
• Peaches
• Pineapple
• Plums
• Prunes (cooked or soaked)
• Raisins (cooked or soaked)
• Tamarind

Avoid

• Apples (raw)
• Bananas (green)
• Cranberries
• Dates (dry)
• Dried Fruit, in general
• Figs (dry)
• Pears
• Persimmons
• Pomegranate
• Prunes (dry)
• Raisins (dry)
• Watermelon

+ Vegetables

Favor

• Asparagus
• Avocado
• Beets
• Carrots, Cooked
• Chilies (in very small quantities)
• Cilantro
• Cucumber
• Garlic
• Green Beans
• Green Chilies
• Leeks
• Mustard Greens
• Okra
• Olives (black)
• Onion, Cooked
• Parsnip
• Peas, Cooked
• Pumpkin
• Sweet Potatoes
• Rutabega
• Spinach, Cooked
• Squash, Summer
• Watercress
• Zucchini

Avoid

• Artichokes
• Beet Greens
• Bell Peppers
• Bitter Melon
• Broccoli
• Brussels Sprouts
• Burdock Root
• Cabbage
• Carrots, Raw
• Cauliflower
• Celery
• Chilies (in excess)
• Corn, Fresh
• Dandelion Greens
• Eggplant
• Jerusalem Artichokes
• Kale
• Kohlrabi
• Lettuce
• Mushrooms
• Olives, Green
• Onion, Raw
• Peas, Raw
• Peppers, Hot
• Potatoes, White
• Radishes
• Spinach, Raw
• Sprouts
• Squash, Winter
• Squash, Summer
• Tomatoes
• Turnips

+ Grains

Favor

• Amaranth
• Durham Flour
• Oats, Cooked
• Pancakes
• Quinoa
• Rice (all types)
• Seitan
• Sprouted Wheat Bread
• Wheat

Avoid

• Barley
• Buckwheat
• Cereals (cold, dry, or puffed)
• Corn
• Couscous
• Crackers
• Granola
• Millet
• Muesli
• Oat Bran
• Oats, Dry
• Pasta, Wheat
• Rice Cakes
• Rye
• Spelt
• Tapioca
• Wheat Bran
• Yeasted Bread

+ Legumes

Favor

• Lentils, Red
• Miso
• Mung Beans
• Mung Dal, Split
• Tofu (served hot)
• Tur Dal
• Urad Dal

Avoid

• Adzuki Beans
• Black Beans
• Black-Eyed Peas
• Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas)
• Kidney Beans
• Lentils, Brown
• Navy Beans
• Pinto Beans
• Soy Beans
• Soy Flour
• Soy Powder
• Tempeh
• White Beans

+ Dairy

Favor

• Butter
• Buttermilk
• Cheese
• Cottage Cheese
• Cow’s milk
• Ghee
• Goat’s Milk
• Ice Cream (in moderation)
• Sour Cream (in moderation)
• Yogurt (fresh)

Avoid

• Frozen Yogurt
• Powdered Milk

+ Nuts/Seeds

Favor

• Almonds
• Brazil Nuts
• Cashews
• Coconut
• Hazelnuts
• Macadamia Nuts
• Peanuts
• Pecans
• Pine Nuts
• Pistachios
• Pumpkin Seeds
• Sesame Seeds
• Sunflower Seeds
• Walnuts

Avoid

• Popcorn

Favor

• Beef
• Buffalo
• Chicken (especially dark)
• Duck
• Eggs
• Fish (fresh and salt water)
• Salmon
• Sardines
• Seafood
• Shrimp
• Tuna Fish
• Turkey (dark)

Avoid

• Lamb
• Mutton
• Pork
• Rabbit
• Venison
• Turkey (white)

Favor

• Almond Oil
• Avocado Oil
• Castor Oil
• Coconut Oil
• Ghee
• Mustard Oil
• Olive Oil
• Peanut Oil
• Safflower Oil
• Sesame Oil
• Sunflower Oil

Avoid

• Canola Oil
• Corn Oil
• Flax Seed Oil
• Soy Oil

Favor

• Barley Malt
• Date Sugar
• Fructose
• Fruit Juice Concentrates
• Honey (raw)
• Jaggary
• Maple Syrup (in moderation)
• Molasses
• Rice Syrup
• Sucanat
• Turbinado

Avoid

• Artificial Sweeteners
• White Sugar
• Honey (heated or cooked)

Favor

• Ajwan
• Allspice
• Anise
• Basil
• Bay Leaf
• Black Pepper
• Caraway
• Cardamom
• Cinnamon
• Cloves
• Coriander (seeds or powder)
• Cumin (seeds or powder)
• Dill
• Fennel
• Garlic
• Ginger (fresh or dried)
• Hing (Asafoetida)
• Mace
• Marjoram
• Mint
• Mustard Seeds
• Nutmeg
• Oregano
• Paprika
• Parsley
• Peppermint
• Pippali
• Poppy Seeds
• Rosemary
• Saffron
• Salt
• Savory
• Tarragon
• Thyme
• Turmeric
• Vanilla

Avoid

+ Meats/Eggs

Favor

• Beef
• Buffalo
• Chicken (especially dark)
• Duck
• Eggs
• Fish (fresh and salt water)
• Salmon
• Sardines
• Seafood
• Shrimp
• Tuna Fish
• Turkey (dark)

Avoid

• Lamb
• Mutton
• Pork
• Rabbit
• Venison
• Turkey (white)

+ Oils

Favor

• Almond Oil
• Avocado Oil
• Castor Oil
• Coconut Oil
• Ghee
• Mustard Oil
• Olive Oil
• Peanut Oil
• Safflower Oil
• Sesame Oil
• Sunflower Oil

Avoid

• Canola Oil
• Corn Oil
• Flax Seed Oil
• Soy Oil

+ Sweeteners

Favor

• Barley Malt
• Date Sugar
• Fructose
• Fruit Juice Concentrates
• Honey (raw)
• Jaggary
• Maple Syrup (in moderation)
• Molasses
• Rice Syrup
• Sucanat
• Turbinado

Avoid

• Artificial Sweeteners
• White Sugar
• Honey (heated or cooked)

+ Spices

Favor

• Ajwan
• Allspice
• Anise
• Basil
• Bay Leaf
• Black Pepper
• Caraway
• Cardamom
• Cinnamon
• Cloves
• Coriander (seeds or powder)
• Cumin (seeds or powder)
• Dill
• Fennel
• Garlic
• Ginger (fresh or dried)
• Hing (Asafoetida)
• Mace
• Marjoram
• Mint
• Mustard Seeds
• Nutmeg
• Oregano
• Paprika
• Parsley
• Peppermint
• Pippali
• Poppy Seeds
• Rosemary
• Saffron
• Salt
• Savory
• Tarragon
• Thyme
• Turmeric
• Vanilla

Avoid