Pitta is the biological energy that is manifested from the fire and water elements. It is hot, sharp and spreading by nature, and therefore any increase in this dosha will promote similar qualities in the body and mind. If you are of a Pitta constitution or else have a strong Pitta imbalance, then here is a chart that will help you to decide which food types to consume and which ones to avoid. Since Pitta is related to the fire element in the body, then these food guidelines are most important during the late spring and summer months.
Read my related post on a Pitta Pacifying Diet to gain more insight on how to control excessive heat and inflammation in the body.