Other Religions New Age / Metaphysical Foods That Best Fuel Your Chakras Share Flipboard Email Print Andrew Unangst/Getty Images New Age / Metaphysical Chakra Balancing Divination Holistic Healing Reiki Crystal Therapy By Phylameana lila Desy Reiki Expert Phylameana lila Desy, the author of "The Everything Guide to Reiki," is a freelance writer, holistic healing consultant, intuitive counselor, and an energy medicine practitioner. our editorial process Phylameana lila Desy Updated May 08, 2019 When you are thinking about your chakra system you probably aren't considering the types of foods that you consume. Because our chakras are energy vortexes and invisible to most of us one might well imagine that chakras would thrive on energy, prayer, or other such spiritual stuff... you know, those things that we can't see with the human eye. However, the chakras cannot sustain our human body without our help. It is important to feed and nourish the flesh in order to help support and fuel our energy body. Whenever one or more of your chakras is misaligned you might do well to review your diet choices to see if you are not eating or possibly overeating the foods that fuel that particular chakra. Check out the foods under each of the seven primary chakras in this step-by-step tutorial to help you determine how your current diet might be deficient or over-indulgent. We can do our part in helping bring balance to our chakras by eating a balanced diet. 01 of 07 Feeding Your Root Chakra Mieke Dalle/Getty Images Supporting Grounding / Anchoring Root vegetables: Carrots, potatoes, parsnips, radishes, beets, onions, garlic, etc. Protein-rich foods: Eggs, meats, beans, tofu, soy products, peanut butter Spices: Horseradish, hot paprika, chives, cayenne, pepper 02 of 07 Feeding Your Sacral Chakra MachineHeadz/Getty Images Supporting the Sexual/Creativity Center Sweet fruits: Melons, mangos, strawberries, passion fruit, oranges, coconut, etc. Honey & Nuts: Almonds, walnuts, etc. Spices: Cinnamon, vanilla, carob, sweet paprika, sesame seeds, caraway seeds 03 of 07 Feeding Your Solar Plexus Sappington Todd/Getty Images Boosting Self-Esteem and Encouraging Self-Love Granola and Grains: Pastas, breads, cereal, rices, flax seed, sunflower seeds, etc. Dairy: Milk, cheeses, yogurt. Spices: Ginger, mints (peppermint, spearmint, etc.), melissa, chamomile, turmeric, cumin, fennel. 04 of 07 Feeding Your Heart Chakra KidStock/Getty Images Healing Emotional Hurts / Protection Leafy vegetables: Spinach, kale, dandelion greens, etc. Air vegetables: Broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, celery, squash, etc. Liquids: Green teas. Spices: Basil, sage, thyme, cilantro, parsley 05 of 07 Feeding Your Throat Chakra graphicmeditation/GettyImages Speaking One's Truth / Honoring Truthfulness Liquids in general: Water, fruit juices, herbal teas. Tart or tangy fruits: Lemons, limes, grapefruit, kiwi. Other tree growing fruits: Apples, pears, plums, peaches, apricots, etc. Spices: Salt, lemongrass. 06 of 07 Feeding Your Brow Chakra PhotoAlto/Eric Audras/Getty Images Awakening Third Eye Senses / Psychic Development Dark bluish colored fruits: Blueberries, red grapes, blackberries, raspberries, etc. Liquids: Red wines and grape juice. Spices: Lavender, poppy seed, mugwort. 07 of 07 Feeding Your Crown Chakra Simon Potter/Getty Images Opening and Clearing the Spiritual Communication Center Air: Fasting and detoxing. Incense and Smudging Herbs: Sage, copal, myrrh, frankincense, and juniper. Note: Incense and smudging herbs are not to be eaten but are ritually inhaled through the nostrils or can be smoked through a ceremony pipe for purification purposes. Disclaimer: The information contained on this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for advice, diagnosis or treatment by a licensed physician. You should seek prompt medical care for any health issues and consult your doctor before using alternative medicine or making a change to your regimen.