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Ganeshotsav Special: Healthy Eating Tips for Ganesh Festival

  By posted Aug 30th 2014
Healthy Living

 

Ganeshotsav Special: Healthy Eating Tips for Ganesh Festival


The elephant God has already made his way in our homes and hearts. Besides, the regular pooja and aarti, this famous Maharashtra festival is known for good and authentic Maharashtrian food. This festival, is also a time to indulge in a lot of sweets. If you want to stay healthy,  then follow these simple tips by Shilpa Mittal - Nutritionist, Diet Consultant and Founder of Nutrilife Health Management, Mumbai.

 

Shilpa says, ‘yes, you would surely enjoy the sweets prepared at home, and you should actual enjoy it, because this awesome festival only comes once a year. So the key is minimum.’

 After eating all these delicious sweets, make sure you burn it off, by hitting the gym or running around the park. This technique will help you burn calories

Start your day with a good, nutritious breakfast; this will prevent you from overindulging in mithai and snacks. Choose healthy foods like fruits, cereals and oats; this will keep you full for a longer time.

Keep yourself well hydrated. Make sure that you are drinking enough water at regular intervals. 

Choose water, lemon water, masala chaas or just masala milk over other fizzy drinks. These alternatives are healthy and tasty as well.

If you can't resist eating some sweets, then cut them into small pieces. This way, you won't end up eating a lot of sweets. 

Image courtesy: BCCL

 

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