Sawan or Shravan has already begun. It is the holy month when Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped. This year, Shravan is extra special as it will last for more than a month because of Adhik Mass. People generally fast during this month and visit Shiva temples to worship the god. If you too will be fasting this month/months, here are some quick health tips to follow.
Sawan 2023: Quick Health Tips To Follow
People observe fasting during the holy month of Sawan or Shravan in their own way, according to their beliefs. Some fast only on Mondays, while others fast on both Mondays and Saturdays. Other devotees fast either at the end of the month or at the beginning.
No matter how you observe this fast, there are some things you must keep in mind. These tips will help you observe the fasts comfortably and not affect your health in any way.
If you will be observing a fast, remember not to eat plenty of food directly after you break the fast. Most problems begin when people eat excessively after breaking a fast. Try avoiding ginger and garlic. Ginger and garlic must be eaten only after the holy month is over.
Staying Hydrated Is The Number One Tip
The biggest problem with people who observe a fast during Sawan or any other month is that they do not understand what to have after breaking it. They instantly hog on fried items like fritters, which might have adverse effects on your health.
Fasting helps detoxify your body, and by eating oily stuff, you invite stomach-related problems. Make sure you keep yourself completely hydrated throughout the fast. You can also add electrolytes to the water to keep you going throughout the fast.
As fruits can be eaten during fasts, make sure you do not skip them, as they can provide you with maximum energy. Avoid stress during fasts, as they can trigger situations that might be difficult to deal with.
Do you observe fast during Sawan?
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