Here's how to fast in Corona: Even our slightest negligence can be overwhelming; How to fast Navratri in an epidemic, what to keep in mind?

This time Navratri is not like every time. This time Shardiya Navratri has come at a time when the whole country is facing coronavirus. We need to pay more attention to our eating and drinking and health. In the meantime we need a stronger immune system and more energy. In such a situation, keeping Navratri fast at this time is a big challenge. But we all know that our country is a country of faith and trust, so those who fast are fasting. But even in fasting, what can we do and what can we eat that keeps our immune system strong?


According to Nidhi Pandey, a dietitian doctor in Raipur, this time during Navratri we should avoid eating many things that we normally eat in vrat. Such as, potatoes and fried items. We should pay more attention to the things we eat and drink, which give us energy and nutrition. In addition to dried fruits, honey and lemon, it is important to drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration.



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1- Avoid eating fried food


In Navratri, people eat potatoes the most. Fruit dishes made by frying potatoes in ghee are common. While large quantities of fried potatoes, potato chips, and other things made from potatoes are not edible. According to Dr. Nidhi Pandey, potatoes are high in fat and calories. Oil and ghee are also high in fat. That is why fried potato eaters consume more fat than they need. Doing so can cause abdominal pain and gas problems.

2- Do not drink too much tea


Tea is considered a compulsory drink during Lent. In coronavirus we need a strong immune system that is not found in tea.

Expert Dr. According to Nidhi, our stomach is empty. Drinking tea on an empty stomach can cause stomach constipation, gastric and acidity problems. So do not drink tea frequently during Lent.

3. Use sugar and honey


Decreasing the amount of sugar in the body during fasting can reduce our energy. Expert Dr. According to Nidhi, we need to keep in mind that the amount of sugar in the body should be maintained.

It is necessary to consume a little sugar during fasting. But it is better if you can take honey instead of sugar.

4. Balance Diet


In Navratri vrat some people do not eat salt at all, some people only take liquids. This can lead to weakness in the body.

Eat salads, leafy vegetables and fruits and juices during Lent so as not to weaken the body.

5- You can take fruit-eating sweets


People who fast on Navratri also eat fruit ice. Fruiting ice is low in sugar. The mash is also mixed with the khoya. So it is good for our immune system. This is a good option for people who like to eat sweets.

6- Eat dried fruits and peanuts


Due to coronavirus, we need to pay more attention to our health during Navratri vows this time, as even our minor negligence can be overwhelming. Dr. According to Nidhi Pandey, we have to pay more attention to our energy and immune system, dried fruits and peanuts are a good remedy for it.

Dr. According to Nidhi, if you eat nuts and dates, your energy will never go down.

7. Drink water constantly


This time the humidity is high in Navratri, the heat is still not gone. In such a situation, there is a fear of dehydration on an empty stomach. Dehydration can also be a big problem. In such a situation we have to pay more attention to drinking water. Those who fast should drink at least four liters of water a day.

8- Need to consume lemon


Vitamin C is most needed in coronaviruses. Dr. According to Nidhi Pandey, lemon is a good source of vitamin C. Which we can use in both eating and drinking. So keep using lemon constantly during Lent.

9- Relying more on fruits


Dr. According to Nidhi Pandey, fruits are rich in nutrition and multi-vitamins. So during Navratri fast in coronavirus, one should rely more on fruits as compared to other things.


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1. Eat jaggery

Do not eat only fruits and millets in fasting. Use healthy oils like ghee, butter, coconut oil or sesame oil. Eating good fats does not lead to obesity but maintains energy for a long time. Meals boiled alone are not suitable.


2. Do not peel alvi, potatoes and sweet potatoes

Eat things that grow underground, such as alvi, potatoes, and sweet potatoes, but don't peel them. Consume it only with the bark as the bark itself contains nutrients.


3. Carissa is superfood

Items including carissa, kokum, linseed, amla can also be included in the diet. Fasting offers the opportunity to consume a dish that you do not take on normal days.


4. Chathi does not cure hunger

Frequent tea drinking on an empty stomach is harmful. Drink lemon water, monastery, cinnamon tea and coconut water to maintain the amount of water in the body.

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5. Eat meals on time even in fasting

If you eat a meal later than fasting, it does not benefit the body. Have a meal between 6 and 7 in the evening. Prolonged starvation can lead to gas problems.