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Navratri 2021: Nine best and effective ways to detox your body for a healthy life

Navratri is a 9-day festival celebrating the nine forms of Goddess Durga. We should try to make this Navratri a bit healthier by detoxifying our body and soul in celebration of the victory of good over evil. We have some tips for staying healthy this Navratri!

Here are 9 proven ways to detox the body in Navratri 2021;

  1. No more poories
  2. Say no to restaurant Navratri thalis.
  3. No Navratri snacks
  4. Too much sweet can spoil your health
  5. No more eating after 6 PM
  6. Alternative healthy food
  7. Avoid overeating
  8. Avoid Tamsik food
  9. Drink a lot of water

We will talk about all these ways in detail. There are some of the most effective ways of body detox during Navratri 2021.

To keep our bodies healthy, we need to maintain a healthy diet, which promotes the body’s defenses. It is even more important during festivals to maintain good health and lifestyle. A typical festival routine involves visiting family and friends who always have the best to offer from their kitchens.

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In spite of our best efforts, sooner or later we all succumb to those sweet delights and savory specialties prepared especially for this festival. It is okay to indulge in a little festival food, but overdoing it is what harms us. The festival of Navratri, however, is a special case since most people observe a fast during the festival, so it is assumed they are anyway detoxifying. We fail to realize the number of mistakes we make during fasting that might backfire negatively rather than detoxifying the body. You can stay fit and healthy while enjoying all nine days by tweaking your lifestyle.

9 proven ways to detox the body in Navratri 2021

1. No more poories

The “singhare ke atta” packets in the supermarkets that suddenly overflow can be repurposed in multiple ways. However, it is usually cooked in the form of pooris. In place of pooris or paranthas, uttapam and dosa are healthier options. A far better option is to replace singhare ka atta with kuttu atta. In addition to the usual singhara atta, you can also use amaranth, sabudana, and samai grains. When making bread, make sure you use less oil like chapati instead of pooris or paranthas, no matter what flour you use.

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2. Say no to restaurant Navratri thalis

There are many restaurant chains that offer fancy thalis during Navratri. You’ll find fast food options included in these thalis. Such thalis appeal to us because we do not want to miss out on outside food while fasting. It’s a win-win situation. There are many healthier alternatives one can prepare at home to replace the dishes found in these outside thalis. In fact, many of the dishes are not even healthy in their original form.

3. No Navratri snacks

In between snacking is one of the things that can cause the most harm. If you feel hungry, munch on dry fruits whenever you desire. The best thing to eat while fasting is roasted makhana. Along with this, you should also consume a lot of fruits. Enjoy these snack items without feeling guilty about your appetite.

4. Too much sweet can spoil your health

Navratri is the best option for body detox. Sugar is just about everyone’s weakness that is prone to spiraling out of control. Festivals provide the perfect reason and opportunity to indulge in all kinds of sweets. Make sure you eat your favorite sweets in moderation and do not overeat. In general, it is thought that people who are watching their weight should avoid sweets; however, consuming too many sweets during festivals can negatively affect everyone’s health. Replace sweets with healthier alternatives like jaggery.

5. No more eating after 6 PM

Festivals should not be used as an excuse to eat late. The festival habit is to stuff our stomach with many snacks between meals, then postpone eating lunch or dinner. Schedule your meals accordingly. Consume your food according to your regular schedule or try to avoid eating after 6 PM.

6. Alternative healthy food

Even in Navratri, the golden rule holds true. Even if you are fasting, you can eat a variety of food items for your body detox. Make sure you eat a variety of food to change up the taste and maintain a balanced diet.

7. Avoid overeating

Not all meals should be skipped when fasting. Some people only fast in the morning. Even if that is the case, be sure to stay hydrated and eat every few minutes. Consume healthy and hearty foods whenever possible. Avoid binge eating after the all-day fast.

8. Avoid Binge eatingĀ 

As soon as we break our fast, we have a tendency to overeat. Just because you were fasting for nine days does not mean you can mindlessly eat for the next few days. Make sure you break your fast in a healthy way and follow the routine you had been following prior to fasting.

9. Drink a lot of water

Drinking a lot of water will flush out all the toxins and harmful things from the body. You can drink water in any form, coconut water, fruit juices, etc. Avoid mixing too many fruit juices, it will cause more harm than good. You can also prepare meethi lassi with curd and mishri to keep you full throughout the day.

So this Navratri enjoys the festivities while with body detox. Wish you a happy and healthy Navratri!
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Simran Mahaych
Simran Mahaych
I am a Medical documentation specialist and works under the guidance of a U.S. Family physician. Also, I am a Graduate in botany and zoology and have completed Master's in Clinical Research and pharmacovigilance. Currently, I am pursuing a diploma in Nutrition.

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