Hope you had a wonderful Diwali, full of family gatherings, eating and sharing mithai and the Diwali delicacies. If this has also been accompanied with late nights, erratic mealtimes, etc., making you feel bloated and dull, here are the top 3 food items to help you recover. These post diwali detox tips are given by celebrity nutritionist, Rujuta Diwekar. She is known for her rather simple and straightforward approach to nutrition with emphasis on locally easily available foods. Scroll down and see what are those 3 food items.
Chew on it or crush it fresh and drink its juice. India’s traditional detox and go-to therapy for jaundice, sugarcane has properties to make you feel as good as new. Tulsi puja, which marks the end of Diwali, has sugarcane as the main prasad for exactly this purpose, it allows you to detox from all the excesses of the festivities. It is rich in glycolic acid, the exact same thing that they use in expensive peels and cosmetics, to bring back the glow on your face and even help restore the collagen tissue (bye bye acne).
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2. TENDER COCONUT WATER
It can immediately fix the electrolyte balance and reduce bloating in the stomach. Surely, something that one must reach out for first thing in the morning for a quick recovery from the late-night card parties. Don’t forget to eat the tender coconut, the medium chain fatty acids in the coconut can boost your stamina and will actually help you feel like not postponing your workout to next morning.
Therapeutic mixture of rose petals, sugar and some herbs, gulkand can reduce and even prevent acidity. Excessive eating and sleep deprivation is a potent combo to ruin the gut flora and the intestinal mucus. Fortunately, something as tasty as gulkand is easy to reach out. You may mix it in milk or simply have it by itself and it will put your intestines on the fast track to recovery.
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And one of the special post Diwali detox tips:
1 tsp jaggery & ghee mixture post lunch and dinner. It cleans up not just the intestines but sinuses too.