Feeling the extra 3 inches post Diwali and want to forget all the Diwali gluttony ?
Here are some tips to get rid of these unwanted issues naturally and to detox after the festivities.
Increase the water & fibre intake
Since you had JUST alcohol running in your system for almost a week , it’s now time to flush the toxins.
Try drinking atleast 10-12 glasses of water a day and eat a bowl of fruits ( watermelon, apples, papaya , pomegranate, orange ) twice a day. Fruits will add extra fibre in your diet which will keep you full. Try drinking warm water with half a lemon squeezed in or a cleansing herb tea.
Avoid milk products
Diwali is synonymous with an overdose of sweets and milk products. Hence, while trying to detox, skip milk products for at least three days. Milk can slow down detoxification.
Bye Bye sugar
Say goodbye to empty calories, sugar laden foods including chocolates, aereated drinks, ice cream anything that contains sucrose, or high fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners.
Eat healthy frequently
Switch to eating lots of fruits and vegetables with a low-glycemic index, and make a point of eating different types and colors. Have at least one salad per day with dark green leaves. Steam, sauté or grill vegetables as a side dish to fish, chicken or pulses/beans.Doing so will keep you filled and also provide you with required nutrients and will detoxify your body.Snack on seeds and nuts.
No matter how much your dread the word – a little bit of exercising will go a long way. Exercising will help lessen the toxin levels from your body. Go for a jog, brisk walk or a do couple of minutes of yoga in your bedroom.Apart from helping you in cutting weight, it will also help in improving the blood circulation in your body while making you feel active.
Follow these easy tips and you are sure to get the best results. Like they say, The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.