Kapha people have a large muscular build. Quite likely because while their digestive strength is good, but their metabolism is slow. Kapha types are not inclined to engage in physical activity, so they can gain weight and do not lose it easily. Skin is thick, oily and smooth. Eyes are large, dark with thick, long lashes and brows. Kapha people have deep, prolonged sleep. Their speech is regular, sometimes slow and paced.
Kapha people tend to be laid back and calm, tolerant. They like to seek harmony and are good consensus builders. Kaphas tend to be reserved and introspective. While they may be slow at first, their long term memory is excellent.
It is essential for a Kapha person to vary their routine so they do not fall into a rut. For example, take a different road to work once a week or don’t always order the same dish at a restaurant.
For the Kapha person, even a small amount of physical activity is essential. Walking, hiking, bicycling are great choices. Limit sweet, oily, salty foods to just a few times a week. Prefer lighter foods. Click here for some suggested recipes