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Vitamin alert: Right here’s a easy and wholesome Navratri fasting plan

The nine-day lengthy competition of Navratri is widely known throughout the nation with a spirit of divinity. Throughout the 9 auspicious days, many individuals additionally observe a quick.
“Throughout navratri, these fasting abstain from consuming any grains or ‘anna‘, and eat seasonal produce. Meals like candy potato, arbi, uncooked banana, potatoes, yam, dudhi/lauki or bottle gourd are consumed. These greens convey a way of grounding, serving to the physique to keep up calmness, stability. These greens are filled with micro-nutrients, fibre, complicated carbohydrates, important for the physique throughout this fasting part. Earlier than the start of winter, this is also a method to cleanse and provides relaxation to the physique, and heal,” mentioned Karishma Shah, nutritionist and holistic wellness coach.

She added that millets, fruit and nut flours are generally used for making conventional breads, halwas, and chutneys. “Rajgira atta (amaranth flour), singhare ka atta (water chestnut flour), uncooked banana flour, kuttu atta (buckwheat flour), sago are integrated in fasting meals. These are referred to as ‘upwas ka khaana‘. These meals are wealthy in nutritional vitamins and minerals, straightforward to digest and are lighter on the abdomen. Himalayan salt or sendha namak can also be part of the meals throughout Navratri because it accommodates hint minerals and helps cleanse the physique,” she shared.
A mini meal plan is right here to information you this Navratri season.
On waking up
– 5 cashews + 1 banana
Breakfast
– Kuttu dosa with chutney
– Dry fruit milk shake (selection of your milk)
Lunch
– Rajgira thepla with dudhi/lauki sabzi
– Sama khichdi
Night snack
– Coconut water
– Roasted makhana
Dinner
– Sabudana khichdi
– Steamed candy potato Cchaat
– Dudhi thalipeeth

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