Knock knock — finally, the monsoon showers have arrived to beat the scorching heat of summer. It also adds delicacies in our meal. Change in the season requires the change in our eating pattern too. Before relishing these delicacies of monsoon just halt!! As the showers also come up with a series of infections and flu.
Don’t panic, here are the countermeasures to arm yourselves against these infections and boosting your immunity to make out best of this season.
Lets understand whats best to fight allergies.
it’s the demand of the monsoons. Ginger includes anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds like gingerols, beta-carotene, capsaicin, caffeic acid, curcumin and salicylate that helps in relieving nausea, improving stomach performance, reducing inflammation and pain, fighting respiratory problems and improving blood circulation.
In this humid weather, the body loses a lot of water in the form of sweat so it’s important to stay hydrated and drink boiled water so that you don’t become lethargic. Along with this try to avoid high sodium-rich foods as sodium leads to water retention and hypertension.
In this season the digestive system slows down, eating fried and raw products lead to gastronomical complications. To increase digestion consumes elaichi and saunf water after every meal.
The grime and dampness present in vegetables like spinach, cabbage and cauliflower provide a culturing environment for microorganism thus it’s better to switch to the vegetables like bitter gourd, ghiya, toriye, pumpkin and tinde as they are antioxidant rich and boost our immunity.
Already prepared juices and fruit salads by the vendors are exposed to contaminated air and water which create stomach infection and lead to water-borne diseases and skin infections like pimples
these drinks reduces our body minerals which lead to the reduction in activity of our body’s enzyme. Instead of these drink one can go for nimbu pani add a pinch of black pepper in it, it will make your stomach happy and will keep you hydrated.
instead of raw vegetables eat steamed vegetables and instead of raw fruits go for baked or stewed one as raw products contain active bacteria and virus that cause bacterial and viral infections.
non-vegetarian should switch from heavy sea-foods to lighter preparation like soups and stew as they are beneficial for already slowed down the digestive system.
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