WITH THE monsoon blues hitting you very often, you might be dwelling in the seasonal changes that keep you rejuvenated every now and then. It’s okay if you forget to take care of your health and body for quite some time. But do you dare to forget the whole season? The answer is a perfect NO, as you know you need to take extra care of your skin, hair and health. As you can ﬁnd noticeable changes in weather, taking formidable steps would decrease your efforts as the season continues.
The resistance of the body is naturally reduced because of the infections one commonly faces in monsoon. These include common cold, ﬂu, indigestion problems, jaundice, cough, dysentery, typhoid etc., so, it is important that you need to take care of the food you eat and the water you drink. You also get affected with skin diseases like prickly heat, eczema etc., so here we will provide some tips to take care of yourself to maintain healthy and good look all through the monsoon.
You need to be extremely careful in maintaining a healthy diet this season as the food we intake is more prone to fungal, viral and bacterial infections which naturally affects the body’s immunity.
Continue drinking plenty of water in this season as it is important to keep your body hydrated every time. Keep your body warm as it becomes easy for viruses to attack once the body temperature cools down. Avoid sleeping in the day time and extreme physical exercises but do not forget to regulate your exercises to stay ﬁt and healthy.
Wash all the fruits and vegetables, especially the green leafy vegetables and cauliﬂower as they play a host for worms and larvae and dirt from streets. Avoid uncooked fruits and salads in this season as the possibility of getting caught by germs in these kinds of foods is much higher. Instead eat salads blenched in boiling water to disinfect them and a healthy vegetable soup that keeps your body warm. This helps your skin nourish from inside. Fresh foods are the best served this season and avoid any food that is straight away from the fridge. Include garlic, pepper, ginger, turmeric, cumin powder and coriander in your diet as it helps in reducing indigestion problems and improves your immune system.
If you are suffering from asthma and diabetes, avoid staying near wet walls as it could be more harmful which increase the growth of fungus. Do not walk bear footed or wear wet shoes in this season speciﬁcally suggested for diabetic patients. Increase milk products, nuts and soya products which give your hair natural healthy look. Maintain general hygiene and avoid road side vendor food as the food easily gets affected with bacteria and fungi.
Following these general health tips for your body would deﬁnitely help you to gear up your monsoon blues. Get ready to glow this monsoon.
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