Festivals are always a time for sweets and food. After Diwali celebration we need to think about detoxifying or body from all the toxins we may have accumulated by food.
Our body gets overloaded with too much of sweets, oily food and much more and detox is a process by which our body gets rid of the unhealthy substances.
It is very important that we look after our body and safe-guard it from all the chemicals, on a regular basis. But it doesn't mean that you have to stay away from the celebrations or parties.
Of course you can enjoy Diwali, the festival of sweets and nuts, but soon after the so called D day, try to detoxify your body. It not only helps to remove unwanted content from the body, but also gives a fresh and healthy body.
Digestive system will come to the normal working state, once you detoxify your body after Diwali. Through this wonderful process you can not only enjoy the celebration without fear, but also rejuvenate your body. Let's discuss what the detox methods are that you could follow after Diwali.
Drink Plenty Of Water:
Water works wonders and drinking plenty of water helps to flush out the toxins accumulated inside the body. Experts suggest that drinking at least 10 glasses of water a day will do wonders. For more freshness, you can add mint leaves or lemon juice into the water.
Start With Lemon Or Herb Tea:
One of the best methods of detoxing is to start your day with lemon water. Squeeze lemon into warm water; and if you want, you can even add a teaspoon of honey. Or else have a herb tea, which is a wonderful drink to detoxify your system.
Say No To Sugar:
Diwali celebration is loaded with sweets. Try to avoid soft drinks, ice creams, chocolates and other food items which is full of sweeteners. But you can have fruits because it contains natural sweeteners and they also help detoxify the body.
Raw And Fresh Foods:
One of the effective methods to detoxify is to have raw and fresh foods, especially after the festival. Fruits and vegetables if consumed raw or fresh make your body glow and keep it healthy. It is said that the more you eat fresh, the faster you can detoxify.
Frequent Meals And Lesser Portions:
Try to have lesser portions of meals and that too in frequent intervals. Make your intake 5 to 6 times than the regular 3 to 4. This helps your body to detoxify at a faster pace. Don't follow diet control, as this may lower your blood sugar level.
Exercise And Pamper Yourself, But In A Healthy Way:
Exercise is the best option to make your body healthy overall and to detoxify. You can also go to a spa and try a massage that helps to rejuvenate and relax your body. Both exercise and massage can help make you stress free and rejuvenated after the festival.
These are some of the detoxifying methods that you could follow after Diwali.