many Monsoon has arrived in the cities, while it is about to come in many cities. Along with this, the heat is also getting severe due to the high temperature. This is the reason that many types of diseases take hold in this season. The immune system of the body is especially affected during this season and the problems of most skin related diseases, allergies, water-borne diseases like typhoid, jaundice and diarrhea increase immediately in the body. Therefore, people need to be careful especially about food and lifestyle in monsoon.
The rainy season affects the immune system of our body the most. That is why it is very important that in this season we should be more careful about what we are eating and drinking. During the monsoon season, the immune system itself makes way for monsoon diseases. Therefore a healthy diet is essential for good health. Regarding food and prevention of seasonal diseases during the rainy season Apollo Hospital in Delhi Chief Dietician of Dr. Kajal Pandya Giving advice to people.
Avoid eating these things in this season
, Avoid drinking infected water during this season. Drink only clean and pure water. Infected water can cause diarrhoea, gastroenteritis and digestive diseases.
, Avoid eating sour things like tamarind or pickle etc. in monsoon as they store water in the body and this increases body weight.
, Avoid eating pre-cut fruits as these fruits are responsible for many types of bacterial infections.
, Deep fried food should also not be eaten during the rainy season. Such food can also cause stomach pain and gastronomic problems.
The use of fizzy drinks can also weaken the digestive power and also reduce minerals from the body.
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Follow these preventive measures
Monsoon season is responsible for many health related issues. However, to make the rainy season pleasant, some additional food, lifestyle changes and these tips can be adopted for all types of health.
Eat nutritious fruits and vegetables Eat clean and seasonal fruits like apple, pomegranate, banana, cucumber etc. These fruits increase immunity in the body and can protect the body from many diseases. Apart from this, fruits containing fiber and antioxidants like bitter gourd, berries, peach, papaya, plum etc. maintain energy in the body throughout the day.
, drink beverages- Drink boiled, clean and clean water during this season. Apart from this, you can also drink decoction, herbal tea, soup, juice, buttermilk etc. It keeps the body hydrated throughout the day and flushes out harmful toxins from the body.
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.Eat simple food- Eat light and simple food in this season. Eat easily digestible and home-cooked food. Especially take lentils, rice, khichdi, soup etc. It improves the digestive system. Apart from this, easily available items like corn, roasted potatoes, sweet potatoes, non-salt nuts, plain yogurt, chickpeas, oats etc. provide nutritional elements apart from quenching hunger.
, Include spices, herbs, etc. in the food- To increase health in this season, add spices, herbs, nuts, etc. to your diet with medicinal properties. There are many such herbs which are anti bacterial, anti fungal, anti viral and immunity booster. In these, turmeric, basil, ginger, cardamom and cinnamon etc. strengthen the body.
, Be healthy, be healthy Take special care of cleanliness in this season. Wash hands, use dry spoon. Use clean utensils in the kitchen. Wash fruits and vegetables with clean water before eating or preparing them. Keep fruits and vegetables at the right temperature.
Tags: Apollo Hospitals, Monsoon, Rain
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 08, 2022, 15:02 IST