The energy centers in our body, also known as Chakras, require balance and love. Listen to your body and your inner knowing to heal your Chakras when you feel out of balance.
Nutrition is a key source to vitality and you can use the proper foods to realign and cleanse each Chakra.
Signs of a Healthy Chakra and Food for the Soul
A healthy Root Chakra will promote core feelings of being part of a tribe or community, and it anchors the body in feelings of trust, safety, and protection.
Root Chakra Healing Foods: Protein, root vegetables, edible and medicinal mushrooms, red-colored foods (apples, pomegranates, etc)
A healthy Sacral Chakra will assist in wielding and manifesting raw creativity into an external form, including through relationships with another healthy Sacral Chakra allows us to “go with the flow” of life.
Sacral Chakra Healing Foods: Fats and oils, fish (especially wild-caught salmon), tropical fruits, seeds, nuts, orange-colored foods (oranges, tangerines, carrots, etc.)
A healthy Solar Plexus Chakra will manifest as a brilliant expression of personal power accompanied by balanced energy flow and clear perceptions of life situations.
Solar Plexus Chakra Healing Foods: Carbohydrates (complex), fiber, whole grains, legumes, yellow-colored foods (yellow sweet peppers, yellow lentils, corn, etc.)
A healthy Heart Chakra will funnel love into a healing salve for all, including self, others, and the planet.
Heart Chakra Healing Foods: Vegetables (especially cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, kale, cabbage, and leafy greens), sprouts, raw foods, foods rich in chlorophyll, plant compounds like phytoestrogens and phytosterols, any green-colored foods.
A healthy Throat Chakra will serve as the portal to communicate and express the emotions, thoughts, and feelings of the other Chakras through sound in a way that is authentic and true.
Throat Chakra Healing Foods: Sea plants, fruits, juices, soups, sauces, (which bring together different elements like water and earth), and foods from different ethnic groups (The throat Chakra encourages a variety of foods.)
A healthy Third Eye Chakra will encourage the path of internal visions and dreams, with the realization that they are Divinely guided and inspired.
Third Eye Chakra Healing Foods: Caffeine, tea, chocolate, spices, wine, purple-red foods (purple potatoes, red onions, blackberries, blueberries, purple grapes, etc.)
A healthy Crown Chakra will manifest as the ability for individuals to be confident in their faith in a Higher Power, higher self, or in a force that is highly intelligent and creative.
Crown Chakra Healing Foods: Since the Crown Chakra is more “spirit” than “matter,” it is not nourished with physical foods in the same way that they feed other Chakras, but the Crown Chakra thrives on the sustenance that comes from sunlight, air, and love.