As the summer season has started, food changes also occur. At the same time, you need to be more careful about your health. It is essential to do your planning for this season and avoid the adverse effects of the weather.
Here are some best health habits to adopt for living a good life:
- Drink the right amount of water
You can also drink water before the 2 hours of sleeping at night. Consumption of water improves brain function and prevents constipation. Drinking enough water helps the body to function correctly. It also removes toxins from the body. Keep in mind: 8 glasses or 2 litres of water a day is enough for a kidney patient.
How to drink it?
Drinking water by adding lemon, cucumber, and ginger can also be added to enhance the flavour.
Patients with any diabetes, kidney or digestive system disease should not change the amount of water without medical advice.
- Increase the salad intake
Eat salad during the day, in the evening or at night. Consumption of salad provides adequate vitamins, minerals, and fibre, removing digestive problems.
What to include?
Lettuce, carrot, beet, sprouted pulses, cucumber, corn, capsicum.
People who have to bloat should not take cabbage, gram, rajma, or capsicum in a salad. Instead of these, eat beetroot, tomato, boiled moong, and carrot. Diabetic patients should not eat salad mixed with cream and mayonnaise. Salads mixed with corn, pasta, salad mixed with seasoned salad, and honey should not be consumed.
- Sprouted grains
Consuming sprouted grains in the morning is beneficial. They reduce cholesterol, protect against heart disease and relieve constipation. It is a good source of complex carbohydrates, B vitamins and minerals.
How to eat?
You can also consume it by adding lemon or making sprouts Upma, sprouts Poha, sprouted salad, or sprouts Idli. Consume them within two days of sprouting. Do not consume them after that.
- Milk consumption
An adult person should drink 400 ml of milk a day. Do not consume with lactose intolerance (digestive disorder). It helps in replenishing calcium and increases energy. In addition, the consumption of milk helps remove the problem of constipation in eliminates tiredness.
Milk can be consumed hot or lukewarm. Those who are suffering from stomach problems can drink it at normal temperature. However, patients with diabetes and kidney disease should avoid it.
- Whole grains
An average person can consume whole grains twice a day and include them in the day’s diet. You can also eat 2-3 hours before sleeping at night. The whole grains contain protein and fibre. Protein repairs muscles and tissues, while Fiber also helps digestion and keeps the weight under control.
How to consume?
Eat with salad or as a vegetable. Adopt a soaking process before cooking whole grains (which are soaked) like chickpeas, gram, cowpea etc.