We welcome Monsooners after meeting the burning summer heat. Monsoons, however, bring with them a certain danger to well-being, which seriously affects the diet.
Our body is increasingly vulnerable to medical problems during the rainy season, as rainfall seriously affects the immunity of our bodies. Continuous exposure to contamination, allergies, acid reflux problems, infections, etc. So we should protect our body from such diseases. The stickiness in the climate is generally high at this season; This reduces the gastric capacity. The sticky weather conditions in monsoon are a host for ailments such as dengue fever, jungle fever, conjunctivitis, typhoid, viral fever, pneumonia, gastrointestinal complaints, indigestion and diarrhea. If your immune system is vulnerable, you can get those infections in no time. It is important to follow an appropriate nutritional regime. However, most precautions are not as effective as they are chemically affected and can not properly treat the diseases caused by natural phenomena. This is where Ayurveda comes into play.
Ayurveda and monsoon measures
Ayurveda is the usual Hindu healing method. According to Hindu folklore, it was fused in Atharva Veda, the rest of the four Vedas, by Brahma, the creator of the universe. Ayurveda has for many years been a symbol of information about life for the purpose of comprehensive recovery and today it occupies an important health profession. During the monsoon, as indicated in Ayurveda, an increase in the level of stickiness leads to aging and conversion of the ingested food into sharp segments, increasing the corrosivity and other serious diseases. The rainy season is the time of VATA and PITTA accumulation, so our diet and lifestyle should be such as to balance Vata and Pitta.
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Here are some eating tips you should follow for a healthy immune system:
- Including a range of green vegetables in our eating routine is extremely beneficial A reasonable amount of nutritional supplements that keep us fit this season.
- Avoid green leafy vegetables. Make sure you wash any vegetables with warm water or salt to dispose of the collected soil. This helps in the removal of germs and microscopic organisms.
- The lightening of vegetables helps the vegetables to lose their shade, surface and taste.
- Make sure the food you eat is light, nutritious and balanced. Your meals must contain cow pudding in limited quantities.
- You can eat a small amount of ginger and rock salt to promote digestion. Avoid cottage cheese, but you can also take buttermilk.
- It's also important to consume enough fluids this season to keep your system clean. Herbal drinks such as jasmine tea, green tea, coffee, etc. can also help keep you hydrated. All this keeps the immune system strong enough to easily withstand illness.
- Coffee consumption should be limited to kelp. The use of hard vegetables such as bitter gourd and unpleasant herbs such as neem and turmeric contains cell fortifications and regenerating properties that keep you away from diseases and infections.
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A selection of occasional organic products such as pomegranates, plums, lychees, pears and vegetables such as carrots, radish and fenugreek are included in your diet. Avoid watermelons or mangoes this season.
Also practice regularly to avoid feeling fragile and lazy. One must keep the house clean and free of pests and avoid the consumption of food outdoors, since there is a risk that this is not hygienic. Following these simple steps and incorporating these natural ingredients into your diet can help you enjoy the season without worrying about your health.
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About the author: Dr. med. Anu Jaiswal, Founder, Vedic Sutra
Written by Vani Malik
Source: Onlymyhealth Editorial Staff July 20, 2019