Diet & Prevention

Eat light, balanced meals. It is best to avoid salty foods. Avoid pungent or heavily seasoned foods like curries and barbeque; raw or uncooked foods like salad and sushi; and sour foods like vinegar, orange, grapefruit, and pickles.  Fried, greasy, or heavy foods like french fries, pizza, ice cream, and cheesecake create Dampness and should also be avoided.  Do not consume shellfish. No spicy and no chocolate.  No smoking, alcohol, coffee and ice-cold beverages.  In addition to a light diet with reduced salt and calories, daily exercise is important.