So the parties are done with, the rangolis are fading, the beautiful traditional outfits have been packed up and the sweets and namkeen have been polished off. The Diwali spirit will be back next year. But after every festival follows the invariable feeling of guilt and fatigue from all the cleaning, decorating, and of course, eating. We don’t want your festive good mood to be ruined just because your favourite pair of jeans is now a little tight. So here we have some detox ideas just for you to get back into the holiday mood before Christmas and New Year!
1. A detox plan for women by BeautifulHameshaBlog
We’re not being sexist, but you have to admit that festivals take the biggest toll on women. Yes the men of the family might help by stringing some lights or doing a bit of the shopping, but women need a detox plan more than anyone else. And that’s what we have for all you ladies. So follow this plan and feel like your old glowing self in no time!
2. Detox Water by Abha Tiwari
Water is known to be one of the best cleansers and it purifies our bodies better than any food. It rids your bodies of toxins and restores the balance of your body. Plain water does work well, but detox water can work wonders for your body. It marries the goodness of water with the best qualities of fruits, herbs and vegetables. Try some delicious detox water recipes.
3. Detox Quinoa Salad With Roasted Veggies by Purabi
Smart eating habits can surely make a big change in your health and well being. The recipes that are easy to make, cleanse your body really well and good for your body are must haves this season. After weeks of eating fried, sugary and heavy Diwali food, this light, filling and nutritious quinoa salad make your stomach thank you!
4. 3 Day Detox Meal Plan by Darshana Weill
Say detox meals and your brain conjures up thoughts of bland and boring food. But that’s far from the truth. If you plan well, detox meals can be packed with flavour, variety and nutrients. Stick this 3 day detox meal plan on your fridge and follow it religiously. Don’t forget to tell us how you feel after you try it.
5. Detox with a Green Smoothie by Anjali
If you shudder at the idea of eating only salads and having soups for all your meals, then we have a shortcut for you. Eat some normal food, and flush out the bad stuff from your body with this green smoothie. It’s fresh and tasty, and can make for a meal in itself for the weight watchers.
Soups can be one great way to take up a detox regime. It is indeed the right start to a meal, and it also makes you feel full, reducing your calorie intake during the meal. Choose your preferred vegetables and toss them with a flavour that you like. A warm, delicious and a healthy soup can make for a comforting and healthy meal during these cool days.
People who lead a hectic life will need a different detox from someone who has had a lot of junk food or someone who is under heavy physical stress. So observe your lifestyle and find out what kind of detox should you take up. Massages are the best way to destress and be at peace with yourself. The skin is the largest organ of our body and many of our toxins can be eliminated via our pores. So indulge away in massages this season!
8. 9 Spa Treatments post Diwali by Dorokie Jasokie
Diwali is a festival where you work a lot and enjoy a lot as well. It all starts from cleaning the house, visiting your near and dear ones, shopping, setting off firecrackers and of course piling up on the traditional sweets and snacks. You might not be aware but all this take a toll on your physical being. A visit to the spa is the best way to clear the hectic pace from your system.
9. 7 reasons to choose trekking as a part of your detox schedule by HolidayIQ
Yet another cool reason to not concentrate on just food when you want to get rid of the post festival hangover. For most of us, travel works wonders. The weather has cooled down enough for us to get off our couches and head towards the hills for some trekking. Trekking will burn those extra accumulated calories, increase your stamina and also give your lungs a break from the polluted city air.
10. Round up on Post festival detox by I Say Organic
Festival are times when the tendency to overindulge in food is high. You want to let loose and just be and do everything without any restrictive notes anywhere. From excessive physical exertion to food especially sweets, everything is in high gear. So it gets imperative to balance all that after you are done celebrating.
Diwali being one of the biggest festivals means that all of us are bound to forget our general worries and give in to our indulgent side. Otherwise what’s the fun of celebrating? But it is also necessary to detox so that your body doesn’t pay for your pleasures. If you have any tips to detox to be ready for the upcoming festive season, tell us in the comments section below!