This season goes an extra mile to keep diseases away from you. To drench in health; not in ailments, here are some health tips for the rainy season.
Stay hydrated: Usually, people tend to drink less water during rainy days as they don’t feel thirsty. However, your body needs the optimum intake of water, irrespective of the season. It’s imperative to drink lots of purified water to curtail the risk of stomach-related ailments. You can also swipe your morning cup of tea with herbal teas like ginger tea, chamomile tea, etc.; which act as good immunity boosters. Soups are also good for monsoon.
Don’t walk in dirty water: For your health and wellness, stay away from walking in dirty puddles which can be riffed with germs and thus, can lead to fungal infections. If your feet get wet, change your socks and shoes immediately. You can use a hair dryer, if necessary. Fungi and bacteria thrive in a damp environment created by wet shoes.
.Avoid leafy vegetables: During monsoon, bacterial infections are high in leafy vegetables like spinach, cabbage. Unless you are sure that you have clearly washed vegetables, it is better to avoid them. You can also boil green leafy vegetables in salt water to get rid of toxins.
Curtail intake of dairy products: As dairy products like paneer, milk, etc.; get easily contaminated, it is recommended to curtail their intake during rainy season. Please note, limiting dairy products intake doesn’t mean depriving yourself of necessary protein. You can have high-quality dairy products in moderate quantity.
Practice good hygiene: During monsoon, outdoors become the apt breeding ground for bacteria. Take a bath when you reach home to safeguard yourself from infections. Also, wash your feet and hands with a good antiseptic soap when you come back indoors.
Since ages, Indian spices are known for their enchanting taste and aroma. There’s something about these spices, which can amp up the taste of any delicacy along with adding the goodness of nature, and a plethora of health benefits to your meal. Hing or asafoetida is a popular Indian spice used in many Indian cuisines. In fact, the unique flavour of this spice happens to be an inseparable part of several delicacies.