Easy & Effective Ways To Detoxify After "Diwali Eating Spree"

Posted In: Dietician-Nutritionist     2018-02-22     28

Diwali is a time of celebration, so we relax with our family, have fun with our friends and get trapped in various delicacies. Many of us might also suffer from ‘Post Diwali Guilt Syndrome’, which may last longer. Festivals are the times to get one indulge in some of the most relishing as well as delicious food and it becomes really hard to resist or stick to a stringent diet plan during this festivity.

How to detoxify after Diwali


·        Detoxification

·        Burn tummy fat

·        Balance your blood glucose levels

·        Follow the normal diet plans

·        Resume exercise routine


Given below are some tips to detoxify and healthy weight loss after the festive eating spree:

·        Drink lots of water


Re-hydrating your body will help in eliminating the toxins from your body. Drink at least 10 glasses of water a day. Consumption of alcohol and heavy food during the festival period takes away your body’s hydration that is why it is essential to drink plenty of water after Diwali.


·        Cut off processed foods


Presence of innumerable preservatives often classifies processed foods as high-calorie foods. During the celebratory spirit, you might have had plenty of sweets and fried foods, so cut down the intake of such food items post-Diwali.


·        Depend on carbs free diet  


Diwali is a synonym of sweets, a major culprit of a high dose of sugar consumption. So, one should eliminate carbohydrates entirely to make your detox spree fruitful. The simple carbohydrates, which build-up the concentration of toxins in your body and should be altered with complex carbohydrates including whole grains and starchy vegetables.


·        Exercising matters

The best way to detoxifying your body is to remove all the impurities and extra calories through sweating. Indulge yourself in different forms of physical exercise such as 30 minutes brisk walk or practicing yoga regularly will help you in flushing out the toxins from the body.


·        Include herbal teas


Switch your caffeinated and decaf beverages with herbal teas to avoid building up of extra pounds due to sugar and milk. Herbal teas come in a various range such as lemon tea, green tea, ginger tea, earl grey tea, mint tea, guava infusion etc. Sip on at least 2-3 cups in a day.


·        Consume curd


A bowl of curd is the best way to cleanse your body due to the presence of probiotics, which give your gastrointestinal passage a punch of essential bacteria that help in digestion.  


·        Snack up on fruits rich in vitamin C


Ditch your regular snacking and munch on fruits loaded with vitamin C such as oranges, limes, blueberries, and oranges. These fruits are overloaded with anti-oxidants, which will help in fighting the overdose of sugar you consumed.