What are 6 different tastes of food?

What are 6 different tastes of food?

Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will describe the different taste of food in this video. Only in Ayurveda and Vedic science, six different taste of food are mentioned. Sweet, sour, salt, astringent, pungent and bitter are the different tastes. Rice, potatoes, sugar, etc. are sweet in taste and they nourish the body. Sour food increases the acidity. Salty food is high in sodium and potassium. Astringent food are rajma and radish. Pungent food are chillies, black pepper, etc. Bitter foods are bitter gourd, neem etc.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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