Scorpio is ruled by the planet Pluto, which governs the formation of cells and the reproductive functions of the body. This strengthens Scorpio’s link with sex and regenerative forces. As a rule, Scorpios have strong, voluptuous bodies, and excellent recuperative powers. It’s been said that Scorpios look old when they are young and young when they are old.
You have a high level of vitality and are a strong and robust individual. Scorpios tend to be workaholics and your ailments generally pass quite quickly. Being very physical in nature, it is important to do plenty of stretching before strenuous exercise as this will help avoid stresses and strains in your muscles, ligaments and tendons.
As a water sign, you tend towards sluggish digestion, poor assimilation and slow metabolism. Dormant excess water may manifest as mucous, cysts, tumors, swellings and weight problems. It is better for you to drink bottled spring water than regular tap water. You should drink a good quantity of water to flush the toxins from your system. A lack of hydration may lead to difficulty sleeping, dry skin and hair, and difficulty with the absorption of nutrients.
You may have a problem with alcohol, which will affect the whole of your body, so this should be avoided as much as possible.
Large meals should be avoided, and the evening meal should be light. For a workaholic Scorpio, skipping meals and getting fast-food to eat at your desk, in the car or while on the phone is a recipe for a very upset stomach. Remember, Scorpio, your body is a temple and it should be treated with care and respect.
Foods rich in calcium sulphate should be included in your diet. This can be found in asparagus, cauliflower, radishes, onions, tomatoes, figs, black cherries and coconuts. Calcium is also needed from foods such as milk, cheese, yoghurt and cottage cheese. Your diet should concentrate on protein, fresh fruit and vegetables and wholegrain bread. Also include fish and seafood, green salads, beets, lentils, almonds, walnuts, citrus fruit, berries, apples, bananas and pineapples.