Food can either balance or unbalance a body-type. Choosing the right food is crucial.
It's not enough to choose the right food. You must be able to digest and absorb it.
Most diets must be individualized for body-type, state of balance, and digestive capacity. Other dietary treatments apply to most situations.
Dr. Hoffman's book, Dude! Where's My Cure?, discusses Ayurvedic dietary options for treating many disorders.