Monsoon is that season, where your heart and brain, by default start feeling good. when it’s raining heavily outside, your heart undoubtedly desires simply two things, one is romance and the other is delicious, tasty food. In order to calm your craving of food, we would like you to avoid these food within the rainy season even though they may be good, but they bring along plenty of infections.
Here are five foods to avoid this monsoon season to remain healthy:
Say no to vegetables like spinach, cabbage and cauliflower this season. it may seem counter intuitive because all our lives we’ve been taught about the importance of intake leafy vegetables. However, in the monsoon, they’re best avoided. The grime and moistness present in them makes them extremely prone to germs. Say no to vegetables like spinach, cabbage and cauliflower this season. Instead, choose pungent vegetables like bitter gourd, ghiya, tori or tinda. check that all vegetables are completely washed and baked well.
Stick to fresh fruit juice prepared at home and consume it instantly. Any food items that have had a long exposure to the monsoon air should be avoided. roadside vendors have the fruits cut up well in advance, which may have come in contact with contaminated air. stick with fresh fruit juice prepared at home and consume it instantly.
Note: Even at home, check that you don’t leave cut fruits out for very long. Any prolonged exposure to the air will cause contamination. Cut it fresh and consume at once.
Stick to chicken and mutton to satiate your longing for non-vegetarian food. Monsoon is the breeding season for fish and prawns so they are best avoided this time of the year. Stick to chicken and mutton to satiate your craving for non-vegetarian food. However, if it absolutely essential to have sea food, check that you only consume the fresh variety of it, and taking extra care to cook them well.
Fried food is one of the things you must completely avoid this rainy season. The extremely humid monsoon weather causes our digestion process to slow down. However irresistible the fragrance of pakodas, samosas and kachodi may seem, they could cause gastronomical complications like bloating and stomach upset. Extra salty food conjointly causes water retention.
Fizzy drinks scale back minerals in our body, which in turn results in reduction of protein activity. This is often extremely undesirable with an already weak digestive system. Keep a bottle of water or Nimbu Paani or keep on with warm beverages like Ginger Tea. Your digestive system can thank you for it.
Also, to make the most of your favourite season, follow these quick but essential tips.
a) forego a heavy meal and keep a light-weight diet. the enjoyment of eating that comforting plate of roadside chola bhatura can only be short because of a vulnerable digestive system during the monsoons.
b) Don’t let the rains cause you to lazy. keep up that exercise regime and sweat out that extra moisture and probably harmful bacteria.
c) Personal hygiene is paramount in this season. there is no chance you wouldn’t have stepped in a dirty puddle in the course of the day. washing with just water is not enough. Use an anti-bacterial resolution or soap to clean out all those germs.
d) The season brings with it infections galore! Cases of ear infections, flu, common cold and eye infections like conjunctivitis multiply in number and no signs should be ignored.
e) Keep drinking water, and then some more. you may not feel too thirsty but you should keep hydrating the body, otherwise it should lead to a drop in the immunity and make you lethargic.