Every year we look forward to Diwali planning, be it house cleaning, party dates, clothes or other essentials. This Diwali enjoy the festivities with excellent health and glowing skin. Let the food indulgences not make you feel guilty later. Savour every bite and enjoy Diwali with these valuable tips for your party days.
On waking up, drink hot water with freshly squeezed lemon juice. This will send a boost of vitamin C to your system stimulating your digestive tract. Follow with plain water to increase hydration.
Have a handful of almonds with your cup of morning tea.Almonds are a rich source of dietary fibre and help to debloat.
Stimulate your body with some stretches to get the blood flow going . Plan your day to have some form of cardio routine or yoga so that you remain energized for rest of the day.
Have a nourishing breakfast which has fruits, yogurt wholegrains and some protein. Keep it around 400 calories.
Switch your mid-morning coffee with a cup of green tea. It will boost your metabolism and is less dehydrating than coffee.
Your lunch should be some light protein and salad.
Before leaving for your party have a clear soup or vegetable juice . A handful of nuts will reduce your food cravings.
Avoid binge drinking by spreading your alcohol consumption throughout the week and not limiting it to one particular evening. Alternate your alcoholic drink with a glass of water to which you can add a slice of lemon. This will reduce the acid levels in your system induced by alcohol.
Before sleeping have apple cider vinegar diluted in water. This detox drink will regulate your blood sugar and bring more alkalinity thereby helping digestion.
Solve your hangover issues the morning after with mint or chamomile tea. Snack on carrots and celery sticks.Hydrate your body with electrolyte salts.
If you are a frequent party goer make it a habit to take vitamin B supplement every morning.
Feast on the joy of good health. ‘HAPPY DIWALI’!
Sapna Puri, a Delhi based Diet Coach is dedicated to helping people lose weight and in turn gain better health and confidence. She believes in a holistic approach keeping in mind the lifestyle, health concerns and emotional well being of her clients. She blends her knowledge with her inner calling to create awareness and deliver healthy solutions, all along motivating them and being there for them at every step!