The rains have finally arrived after a long time of waiting. Though we should cherish the season and enjoy it .it is important to be careful because monsoon season brings its fair share of health problems, diseases, and infections. The sudden change in temperature can be harmful to some people and It can take its toll on our immunity, leaving our bodies vulnerable to diseases. Making minor changes in your diet can help you in many ways by boosting your immunity and keeping you healthy during the monsoons.
Avoid Fried Food
During monsoon season, the body goes through many changes, and during this time it can have a hard time digesting food, fried food is difficult to digest by the body, so eating it might cause indigestion and unrest in the stomach, so it’s better that you avoid them.
Eat foods rich in antioxidants
Monsoon season brings along many different diseases, so you have to be careful and make sure that your immunity is up to help you prevent these diseases, one way you can boost your immunity is by eating foods that are rich in antioxidants, like berries, neem, and pumpkin.
Anti-bacterial herbal teas like honey, mint, ginger, and pepper are a good source of essential nutrients required by the body, they keep you hydrated and warm in these cold conditions. Also, as they’re good antioxidants, they boost immunity.
Spicy and Sour food
Spicy and sour food should also be avoided during monsoon because they increase the temperature of your body and they might cause allergies and skin irritations in the form of pimples, rashes, and boils.
Reduce salt intake
Having a high amount of salt in your body can lead to many different problems, it can lead to water retention and high blood pressure, so make sure that you are keeping the sodium content of your body in check during this monsoon season.
Drinking boiling water is something that we all should follow, as it has a number of health benefits. Boiling water helps in killing all the bacteria and germs present in the water. Also, this keeps you hydrated, which is very important as you lose a lot of water in these humid conditions.