Decrease: Vata and Pitta
Found in the Sweet taste
Balanced by Liquid/Diluted, Bitter and Pungent
Action: Dense means highly concentrated. Dense contributes to compression and compactness, Promotes solidity, grounding and strength. When Vata is increased, a craving for dense food arises, which brings a sense of stability. The firmness of Dense contributes to a healthy muscle tissue.
Food representation: meat and hard cheese.