Our taste dating
Sweet taste is also found in milk and milk products (like butter, ghee, and cream), most grains (especially wheat, rice, and barley), many legumes (like beans and lentils), sweet fruits (such as bananas and mangos), and certain cooked vegetables (such as carrots, sweet potatoes, and beets).
Sweet taste naturally increases bulk, moisture, and weight in the body.
Adding a squeeze of lemon to cooked dishes, for example, can quickly satisfy the Sour taste, while adding a side salad will fulfill the Bitter and Astringent tastes.
The element of Water in its composition, however, relates to its water retaining quality.Salty taste falls somewhere between Sweet and Sour tastes with regard to its heavy and moist qualities.While Sweet taste stimulates the greatest water retention and weight gain in the body, Salty taste will have similar effects when used in excess by any of the doshas.1) Include all 6 Tastes in each meal The 6 Tastes offer us a user-friendly guide map for how to nourish ourselves.Rather than looking at nutritional labels for X amount of protein or Y amount of carbohydrates, the 6 Tastes naturally guide us towards our body’s nutritional needs.
In this sense, things are made pretty easy for us: If we simply follow our natural inclinations, we are led to the proper foods.