Snack Alternatives For A Healthy Diwali

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Nov 01, 2021

The Diwali sweet box may be a health concern for a few, whether you're gifting, receiving, or nibbling when no one's looking

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Here are a few healthy alternatives to try this Diwali

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To control blood sugar, eat pistachios

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Pistachios contains protein, fiber and healthy fats, which support healthy blood glucose in the body

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Eat walnuts if you feel tired and low during festivities

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Walnuts are packed with most of the antioxidants and is a rare vegetarian source of omega 3s, which helps improve brain function

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Apricots are not only a tasty fruit, but also help protect your vision

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 Loaded with vitamin A, carotenoids and xanthophylls, Apricots protect the retina. They also help boost the immune system

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Eat cashews to strengthen the bones, joints and blood vessels

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They contain minerals like copper, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus. Copper helps maintain flexibility of blood vessels, bones and joints and magnesium improves bone health

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 If you want wrinkle-free skin then try to add peanuts in your diet

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The presence of folate in peanuts protect against cognitive-decline

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