Diet Mistakes To Avoid During Festivals

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Oct 31, 2021

The countdown to Diwali has begun and the celebration continues for almost a week

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During this period, people may end up making a few dieting errors

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Here are a few tips to avoid such mistakes this festive season

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Avoid using white sugar while preparing sweets at home. It contains traces of sulphur which makes the sweets unhealthy. You can opt for brown sugar instead

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 Try to opt for sweets made of wheat flour, milk and jaggery 

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 Try to avoid reusing oil as it leads to the growth of free radicals which harm the body by clogging arteries, causing acidity and heartburn

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 You can opt for baked and steamed food options instead of fried ones

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 Make sure to include fruits to your diet as the presence of fiber content will ensure that your stomach functions properly

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 Never skip meals as it leads to binge eating and one can also suffer from fatigue and low immunity

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Consumption of cold drinks during festive gatherings increases the calorie intake and makes you feel dehydrated. Make sure to drink water regularly as it helps to detox

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 Practice portion control as overeating puts a strain on your digestive system

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