Vata doshas people are often thin, and sometimes underweight. The air and space elements keep them constantly moving, and not consuming adequate calories for proper nutrition. Even though naturally slim, Vatas people are just as prone to excess weight when out of balance as the other doshas. Vatas tend to overindulge on sweets and processed foods when unbalanced. To help restore the vata balance and achieve a healthy weight it is recommend to counteract the chemical sweetness they crave with bitter and pungent foods. They can consume them with dried fruits to add a bit of sweetness. The sensitive nervous system of the Vata dosha can easily become unbalanced, causing problems with metabolism. To relax the nervous spirit of Vata, choose beautiful, warm floral scents to apply on you or use in a diffuser in your room. Fragrances to consider are rose, orange and jasmine.