Foods dear to those in the mode of goodness increase the duration of life, purify one’s existence and give
strength, health, happiness & satisfaction.Such foods are juicy, fatty, wholesome, & pleasing to the heart.
Food (Aahar) plays a very vital role in life.
The type of food we eat has a direct correlation with mental behavior, outlook, and thought process. As it has been experienced through many generations that sattvik (energetic) food increases life span, overall strength and vitality.
Sattvic foods are the food that promote life force and brings serenity at the soul level while healing all internal cells and affectionately encapsulate them with love and care.
As the Divine Energy tells us through verse 17.8 of Bhagavad Gita, the following should be the qualities for food to be Sattvik (nurturing, lifegiving & positive) –