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Navratri fruits: Papaya to kiwi, best fruits to eat while fasting

Published on Oct 18, 2023 12:25 PM IST
  • Navratri fasting is on in full swing. During the nine days of fasting, only vrat-friendly diet is consumed. Here's a list of best fruits to eat.
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"As the festive season is about to begin in full swing, so is the fasting season. Observing fasts is a widely practised aspect of Navratri and other festivals because of its cultural significance. So naturally your diet becomes a concern when it comes to having limited meal options to keep you full and energetic throughout the day. But a healthy consumption of fruits ensures that your body stays hydrated and well nourished. Here are the best fruits that can be your nutritious fasting partner this year," says Sunny Khattar, Founder, Farmio. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 18, 2023 12:25 PM IST

"As the festive season is about to begin in full swing, so is the fasting season. Observing fasts is a widely practised aspect of Navratri and other festivals because of its cultural significance. So naturally your diet becomes a concern when it comes to having limited meal options to keep you full and energetic throughout the day. But a healthy consumption of fruits ensures that your body stays hydrated and well nourished. Here are the best fruits that can be your nutritious fasting partner this year," says Sunny Khattar, Founder, Farmio. (Freepik)

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Apple: The saying 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away' goes very far when it comes to its nutritional value. Being rich in vitamins B and C, apples improve metabolism and the fibre content in it helps you to feel full.   (HT File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 18, 2023 12:25 PM IST

Apple: The saying 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away' goes very far when it comes to its nutritional value. Being rich in vitamins B and C, apples improve metabolism and the fibre content in it helps you to feel full.   (HT File Photo)

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Banana: It is the go-to fruit during fasting because of the strength it provides. It contains nutrients like potassium, magnesium, carbs and fibre and is best consumed with curd for a wholesome meal.  (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Banana: It is the go-to fruit during fasting because of the strength it provides. It contains nutrients like potassium, magnesium, carbs and fibre and is best consumed with curd for a wholesome meal.  (Pixabay)

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Kiwis: They are loaded with vitamins, minerals and potassium. For the health-conscious ones, kiwis are the best choice as they are relatively low in calories and maintain your electrolyte balance during fasting. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kiwis: They are loaded with vitamins, minerals and potassium. For the health-conscious ones, kiwis are the best choice as they are relatively low in calories and maintain your electrolyte balance during fasting. (Pexels)

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Papaya: Eating papaya increases immunity and gives adequate hydration to the body. Recommended for long fasting periods, it is also beneficial to overcome problems related to digestion. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Papaya: Eating papaya increases immunity and gives adequate hydration to the body. Recommended for long fasting periods, it is also beneficial to overcome problems related to digestion. (Unsplash)

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Berries: Strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries are low in calories and high in antioxidants. These flavourful fruits provide essential vitamins and minerals, while helping to satiate sweet cravings without causing significant spikes in blood sugar levels. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Berries: Strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries are low in calories and high in antioxidants. These flavourful fruits provide essential vitamins and minerals, while helping to satiate sweet cravings without causing significant spikes in blood sugar levels. (Pexels)

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While these fruits are the best ones to consume when observing fasts, it is important to ensure the consumption of seasonal fruits as well in adequate quantities. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 18, 2023 12:25 PM IST

While these fruits are the best ones to consume when observing fasts, it is important to ensure the consumption of seasonal fruits as well in adequate quantities. (Pixabay)

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