In Health Tips On 04 March 2015
As we are celebrating Holi…the festival of colors and joy, we must take care that we should not indulge in overeating and consuming high caloric snack. Also the colors produce harm effects to skin and hair, here are few tips to keep your skin rejuvenating. Avoid overeating and consuming high caloric snacks. While you enjoy every moment of celebration, we think avoiding calories can be impossible, it is not so. Use low fat and low sugar ingredients Make use of low fat ingredients like low fat milk, low sugar products, honey and jaggery and other dairy products to make sweets and snacks. Use a limited quantity of oil for cooking Limit the use of oil in your diet. Use healthy oils like olive oil, mustard oil, canola oil or rice bran oil for cooking. Avoid reused oil for frying as it will increase the free radicals which are harmful for skin and heart. It is also not advisable for asthmatics to have fried foods as it will cause shortening of breath. Though fried food tastes good it is not good for health. We have a tendency to eat more of oily food during occasion but we should keep a watch on it. Drink fluids : Take lots n lots of healthy fluids in your diet. You can have coconut water, vegetable juices, thandai, jaljeera, gulab jal and so on. These fluids will fill up your stomach and results in eating lesser fried foods. Go for healthy snacking: Add more of fruits, salads with some special healthy dressings like flaxseed ,honey and olive oil, bean chat, bean tikki, paneer tikka.you can also munch on nuts as they will provide you satiety as well as nutrition. Portion size : Try to eat in smaller plates as it will help you in choosing lesser quantities. Use of smaller bowls and glasses also helps you in consuming lesser quantities.