What foods are considered Sentient? 

  • Grains (rice, bulgur)
  • Wheat, oats, bread, pastry, porridge, muesli, corn flakes, macaroni
  • Most vegetables and beans
  • Fruits
  • Nuts
  • (Grass fed) milk, yogurt and cheese
  • Soy beans, soya flakes, soya milk, tofu, tempeh
  • Honey, sugar (unrefined)
  • Moderate amounts of most herbs and spices such as basil, coriander, cilantro, chives and rosemary

Non Sentient Foods

  • Coffee and Hot Tea (and caffeine)
  • Chocolate
  • Ginseng
  • Carbonated drinks
  • Strong spices (cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, iodized salts, seasoning salt)
  • Black carrots
  • Snake gourds
  • White brinjal
  • White eggplants
  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Eggs
  • Onions and garlic
  • Mushrooms
  • Alcohol, tobacco, drugs
  • Rotting or spoiled foods