10 foods to eat and 10 to avoid in rainy season.
What you should eat.
Include fruits such as pears, pomegranates, mangoes, guavas, apples, and pears.
Enjoy low sodium diet to thwart off hypertension and water retention.
Opt for dry foods such as corn and chickpea instead of water-rich foods such as rice and watermelons.
Include barley, whole wheat, and oats in your diet.
Include curd and buttermilk in your diet.
Include bitter veggies and herbs such as Neem and bittergourd.Include pungent and astringent foods.
Opt for steamed vegetable salads.
Drink herbal teas like the ones infused with ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, and cardamom.
Drink plenty of hot homemade soups.
Drink warm water infused with honey, ginger, and black pepper to pep up immunity.
What you should not eat.
Cut down on caffeine intake.
Avoid veggies such as potatoes, cauliflower, ladies fingers, pigeon peas, sprouted grains, kidney beans, and cluster beans.
Avoid green leafy vegetables such as spinach and fenugreek.
Avoid pre-cut fruits.
Avoid frozen foods such as ice creams.
Bid adieu to fruit juices.
Avoid raw vegetable salads.
Cut down on tomatoes and tamarind to prevent water retention.
Cut down the intake of meat and fish.