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The festival of lights, the one where literally everything is dolled up and looks beautiful with all those lightings is finally upon us. A festival which is awaited by children and elders alike, a festival which brings along hope, prosperity and happiness, Diwali is a festival everyone enjoys. But it is important to remember that enjoyment, happiness and health go hand in hand. You cannot compromise on your exercise routine just because it’s the festive season. Health is and should always be a priority but the question arises how can we assure good health even during festivities? Let us help you with some diet and fitness tips for Diwali that can help you stay healthy.
It can be somewhat difficult to follow these tips during the festive season but we promise if you stick to them then they will definitely pay back. Let’s learn more about diet and fitness tips for Diwali.
On Diwali try to keep hand sanitiser bottles as far as possible. If you have children at home, it’s advisable to keep them out of their reach. The thing is most sanitisers are alcohol based and inflammable and can cause fire related accidents. Experts recommend washing your hands with liquid soap and water before and after doing anything that involves fire.
Saying no to firecrackers is in fact, saying no to noise pollution! If you don’t burst firecrackers or any form of waste in a public place or light up a bonfire then it can keep you and people around you safe from serious health issues amidst the pandemic. The little Carbon particles that emit from firecrackers can worsen the pre-existing allergies or other lung related troubles.
It’s best for the elderly and the old people to have a pollution free Diwali to avoid getting sick because of the pollution in the air and the cold weather outside. It is advised to people of all ages to avoid any and all forms of social gatherings and rather have a meet up via the virtual space. It’s time to adapt to the new normal.
It can be extremely hard to resist sweets during the festive season especially around Diwali when there are so many delectable and irresistible sweets literally everywhere but if you listen to diet tips from experts then the foremost tip they have is try controlling your sugar intake as much as possible. Keep in mind that Indians are generally and even genetically more prone to getting Diabetes.
When talking about diet and fitness tips for Diwali, how could have we missed this one? It's best to stay away from Alcohol altogether on Diwali because there is a high possibility that you would overdo it on a festive occasion and regret it later. By saying no to Alcohol you can also avoid a hangover and the risk of drink driving.
Since we are talking about having a healthy and safe Diwali it’s important to bear in mind that the COVID 19 pandemic is still not over and we should adapt to the new normal. It’s very important to maintain social distancing and avoid social congregations as much as possible. Even if you do plan to meet people for Diwali make sure you do it while following the COVID 19 protocol.
Who doesn’t like eating out! Afterall, it’s easy and convenient and does not require much effort but do you realise how many health problems that can lead to? And have you ever thought about how many extra calories you are consuming while eating out? This Diwali ditch eating out and eat at home. Help your mum make that one dish you love the most and see how happy that makes her.
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