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Simple Tips to Stay Healthy During The Monsoon

  • June 14, 2021

The much awaited rainy season is finally here! The sweltering hot summer days replaced by the comfort of grey clouds and cool breeze. All one can think of is sitting with a cup of masala chai, watch the raindrops trickling down the windowpanes and enjoy the beautiful rain. Although it is comforting to get a relief from the scorching heat, the rainy season brings with it a slew of diseases and health issues. Also, the world is currently battling a novel coronavirus that has already claimed many lives. Hence, everyone is advised to boost their immunity to protect themselves from diseases.

Diet Regime during monsoon.

•       Eat a ‘ rainbow’ this includes fresh fruits and veggies, whole grains, herbs and spices, legumes, nuts and seeds — they are all jam-packed with phytonutrients and they come  in a whole host of different colors. The colors of the rainbow’.

•   Eat in moderation because the body finds it difficult to digest food during the monsoon season.

•   Keep your body hydrated during the monsoon. Include warm water and ginger or mint concoctions to boost immunity.

•   Eat at regular times and consume freshly cooked warm meals.

Improve lung health amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

•  Consume lung-friendly foods such as apples, foods high in omega-3 fatty acids such as walnuts, and     broccoli, which are high in antioxidants and beneficial to the lungs.

•  Beans can help fight free radicals, which can harm your lungs.

•  Immune-boosting foods include papaya, pineapple, kiwi, cabbage, carrots, turmeric, and ginger. Honey can   aid in cough suppression.

Hygiene during monsoon

•  It would be best to keep cleanliness of ourselves as well as our surroundings. keep surroundings clean as a wet environment is a precursor of many germs.

•  Wearing wet shoes and clothes after getting soaked in the rain can lead to fungal infections.

•  Avoid entering an air-conditioned space after getting wet in the rain, as this can result in a high fever and severe body pain.

Take care of your body and mind.

•  A healthy body and a healthy mind are both necessary for long-term health. Include at least half an hour moderate to vigorous exercise in your daily routine.

•  If it's raining outside, you can do simple exercises at home, such as push-ups, crunches, or skipping rope.

•  Yoga is another great option. There are numerous online tutorials available to help you perfect your yoga  poses, Zumba and aerobics.

•  Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Maintain stress control by meditating for minutes every day.

Remember that the food you eat affects your nutrition and immunity. As a result, you should be aware of what you are feeding yourself. In this difficult time of a pandemic, when maintaining your immunity is critical, keep an eye on your diet and safety as well. Enjoy a healthy and safe monsoon.