What is Pranic Food?

Pranic foods comprises of the pranic diet, an eating system that categorizes foods based on how they supposedly affect your vital energy, or prana. Mainly we can categorize foods in positive prana, negative prana and neutral pranic foods. As the name suggests, positive pranic food are ones that add positive prana to your body and vice versa.

Some of the positive pranic food per Ayurveda are:

  • ash gourd.
  • honey.
  • coconut.
  • whole grains.
  • millet.
  • nuts and seeds.
  • fruits (fresh and dried)
  • fresh vegetables.

Negative Pranic foods decrease your prana, and include:

  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Chilli
  • Eggplant
  • Alcohol
  • Stimulants


Neutral Pranic foods neither increase nor decrease your prana, but still make you lazy and sluggish. Neutral pranic foods include:

  • Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
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