Chaitra Navratri 2023: One of the most important festivals of Hinduism includes Chaitra Navratri, which is going to start from 22 March. During this festival, pandals of Maa Durga are decorated at various places. Their idols are installed. In this festival which lasts for the whole 9 days, many people keep a fast for 9 days, so that Maa Durga can be pleased. If you are also thinking of fasting for 9 days this time, then first prepare your body for it.
It often happens that during fasting, our cravings increase a lot and there is a desire to eat those things, which we do not like very much. This happens because our brain cannot accept change immediately. That’s why it is necessary to prepare your mind completely before fasting. If you are going to keep a fast that does not eat anything, then you can follow these tips to keep yourself healthy and maintain the energy level.
Follow these tips before fasting
1. A few days before the fast, reduce the food intake
Experts recommend cutting down on food and drink a few days before or a week before fasting. By doing this both your mind and body will be prepared for the changes associated with fasting.
2. Reduce the intake of sugar
Reduce the intake of sugar a few days before fasting. It is not right to eat cookies or eat sweet things before fasting. Because of these you feel full. When you stop consuming these things suddenly, your sugar level decreases. Because of which you may feel hungry and weak. Consume complex carbohydrates (such as rice and potatoes) and proteins to maintain energy in the body for a long time.
3. drink plenty of water
Make a habit of drinking plenty of water before fasting. This will help you a lot in staying hydrated during the entire fast. Because summer has come. In such a situation, it is necessary to have sufficient amount of water in the body.
4. Take this advice from the doctor before fasting
If you have any chronic disease, then definitely talk to your doctor before fasting. Ask them about the dosage of your medicines. This is because completely stopping medicines during fasting can prove to be dangerous for health. If you are seriously ill, do not attempt to observe a rigorous fast.
Disclaimer: Before following the methods, methods and suggestions mentioned in this article, do consult a doctor or related expert.
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