The Gita says Ayuh Satva Balarogya

The Gita says  Ayuh Satva Balarogya Sukha Pritivivardhana |
Rasyah Snigdhah Sthira Hryadya Aharah Sattwikapriya ||
                                                                           -Gita XVII-8

Meaning: A person of Sattwika nature likes to eat foods that prolong life , purify one  s inner being, give strength, health , happiness and satisfaction. Such foods are juicy, fatty, wholesome and pleasing to the heart. The Gita further mentions about the foods liked by persons of Rajasika and Tamasika natures

- -Gita XVII-8