. So its DIWALI time with lots of sweets n delicious dishes around you, What goes in your mind, Is it OK to eat all those sugar loaded sweets? Or should I avoid it Will it lead to too much of weight gain?????????
Well here are a few tips that will help you make your DIWALI binge a true feast!
. Don't think too much about calories during the few days of Diwali. Its a time to celebrate with friends and family. Enjoy life!
. BUT YES FOLLOW MODERATION N YES TRY TO EXERCISE AND BE ACTIVE
Eat slowly and have fewer servings of many items , try to complete your eating cycle in about 20 min minimum - that way you will avoid risking a sugar rush from a particularly sweet product.
. Use low fat and low sugar options (e.g. skimmed milk). Use natural sweeteners like honey, dates, raisins, fruits instead of sugar to prepare sweets
. Plan your meals. Don't go starving to the party. Eat a light snack like a salad, soup, dal, milk, yoghurt or nuts before you go out.
. Choose well while partying. For instance, eating rasgullas is better than jalebis ,also eating sweets in the first half of the day is best when metabolism is high
. Serve in smaller plates and go for smaller amount.
At home, do not allow a build-up of sweets or chocolates. Chances are you'll end up gorging on these. Get rid of them by gifting these to others
. Finally MODERATION and EXERCISE is the key to good health. Happy DIWALI and enjoy yourself thoroughly