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9 foods you shouldn't combine with milk as per Ayurveda

Published on Nov 29, 2023 10:06 AM IST
  • Mixing of certain foods with milk can lead to indigestion and skin conditions as per Ayurveda. Here's a list of foods you shouldn't have with milk.
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Ayurveda considers mixing of certain foods as 'Viruddha Ahaar'. Milk doesn't go well with melon, sour fruits, salt, bananas, fish and a number of other fruits as per the ancient medicinal practice. Dr Nitika Kohli shares a list on her Instagram page. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 29, 2023 10:06 AM IST

Ayurveda considers mixing of certain foods as 'Viruddha Ahaar'. Milk doesn't go well with melon, sour fruits, salt, bananas, fish and a number of other fruits as per the ancient medicinal practice. Dr Nitika Kohli shares a list on her Instagram page. (Freepik)

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Milk fish curry: While this dish is quite popular among foodies, the combination of fish and milk is considered toxic as per Ayurveda and must be avoided to prevent channel obstruction and potential skin issues. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Milk fish curry: While this dish is quite popular among foodies, the combination of fish and milk is considered toxic as per Ayurveda and must be avoided to prevent channel obstruction and potential skin issues. (Freepik)

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Citrus fruit smoothies: Consuming smoothies is a tasty and healthy way to add important nutrients to the body but as per Ayurveda combining milk and citrus fruits could cause indigestion due to curdling of milk.  (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Citrus fruit smoothies: Consuming smoothies is a tasty and healthy way to add important nutrients to the body but as per Ayurveda combining milk and citrus fruits could cause indigestion due to curdling of milk.  (Shutterstock)

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Yeast bread: Eating yeast bread with milk should be avoided as it may lead to discomfort and imbalance of doshas. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Yeast bread: Eating yeast bread with milk should be avoided as it may lead to discomfort and imbalance of doshas. (Freepik)

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Bananas: A very popular food combo, people often add banana to their milk and enjoy banana shakes or smoothies in breakfast. However, this combination can cause phelgm and congestion. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bananas: A very popular food combo, people often add banana to their milk and enjoy banana shakes or smoothies in breakfast. However, this combination can cause phelgm and congestion. (Freepik)

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Melons: They should never be combined with milk as they can cause digestive issues due to varying digestion times. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Melons: They should never be combined with milk as they can cause digestive issues due to varying digestion times. (Shutterstock)

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Radishes: Drinking milk soon after eating radish can prove troublesome for your digestive health. Radishes are considered to inhibit the digestion of milk. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Radishes: Drinking milk soon after eating radish can prove troublesome for your digestive health. Radishes are considered to inhibit the digestion of milk. (Unsplash)

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Meat: Combining meat and milk is not advised by Ayurveda as it can cause a range of digestive disorders like bloating, stomach ache, nausea, acidity to name a few. Meat is incompatible with milk due to opposing qualities. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Meat: Combining meat and milk is not advised by Ayurveda as it can cause a range of digestive disorders like bloating, stomach ache, nausea, acidity to name a few. Meat is incompatible with milk due to opposing qualities. (Shutterstock)

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Leafy greens: Do not drink milk right after having a ‘green’ dinner. These should not be combined with milk as they are heavy to digest and can cause gut issues. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Leafy greens: Do not drink milk right after having a ‘green’ dinner. These should not be combined with milk as they are heavy to digest and can cause gut issues. (Pixabay)

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Salt: This is absolutely prohibited by Ayurveda as adding salt to milk can cause potential skin conditions. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Salt: This is absolutely prohibited by Ayurveda as adding salt to milk can cause potential skin conditions. (Unsplash)

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