The month of Shravan is in full swing across the country. According to the Hindu calendar, this is a month dedicated to Lord Shiva. Devotees often keep fasts on Mondays during this month, also known as Savan Somwar. They also visit temples to offer prayers in order to seek blessings for themselves and their family members. Celebrity Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar took to Instagram to share some foods that should definitely be consumed during the month of Shravan. Take a look:
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During the month of Shravan, most people generally prefer eating Sattvik and light food. Those who are fasting also eat very specific dishes which are prepared using special recipes. Thus, it is even more important to focus on foods which can balance our bodily processes and help us stay healthy and fit during this season. Celebrity Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar shared a list of three foods which are a must-eat during this period for good health and weight loss.
Here Are Top 3 Foods That Are Must-Eat In The Month Of Shravan As Per Celebrity Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar:
1. Banana Flour
Banana is one versatile fruit which can be brought into use in endless number of ways. "Great for the stomach and works as a prebiotic. Provides energy and helps with fat burning," wrote Rujuta Diwekar in her post on Instagram. If you are thinking of what to make with banana flour, here are some recipes which may help.
The protein-rich nut packs a punch and makes for a healthy snack in between meals. So, if hunger pangs strike at odd hours, peanuts are the way to go! According to Diwekar, peanuts are rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and resveratrol which are both known to aid good heart health.
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Whether as a chutney or made into delicious coconut rice, this is one food that offers a diverse range of health benefits. Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar wrote about how the humble ingredient is rich in Lauric acid which is a natural anti-bacterial and anti-viral agent. Further, coconut has zero cholesterol and helps improve waist-to-hip ratio according to Diwekar.
So, what are you waiting for? Get hold of these healthy and nutritious foods and sail through the month of Shravan with good health by your side.
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