Best Foods to Eat in the Fall

As summer turns to fall, the energy of some foods begins to morph with the season. For example, watermelon switches from being yin to yang at this time of year, so reduce your consumption.

Clams and other shellfish

Seasonal root vegetables, pumpkins, and other hard squashes

Seasonal greens kale, Swiss chard, broccoli rabe, escarole and other chicories, napa and Chinese cabbage

Seasonal fruits such as apples, pears, and grapes

Black beans white beans

Ginger, garlic, and chili peppers  

Lotus root and lotus seeds

White rice

Dark teas (black and red)