Many of you must be following a liquid diet during the auspicious nine days of Navratri. People have a dual aim of doing the same. They do a hardcore devotion to the Goddess Durga and also aim at losing weight. However, following a strict liquid diet is not an easy task. One should try to drink something which will nourish their body and also provide the energy. While we are not eating anything for such a long period, we are depriving our body with the necessary fuel that helps to carry out the activities. Thus, it is not healthy to follow such an extensive period of liquid diet. You can munch light snacks and fruits as well, while you are on a liquid diet. Besides this, you should drink energy giving fluids. (Also read: How to fight the hunger pangs during the Navratri)
Listed below are some of the healthy drinks that one can sip during Navratri fasting:
Almond milk: Almond milk is a nourishing and healthy drink to sip while you are observing a fast. Almonds are energy giving and milk helps to provide strength to the body. Almonds are rich in fibre, protein and vitamin E which helps to curb the hunger and also promotes weight loss. Besides this, we all are well aware of the benefits of milk. It helps to feel satiated for a longer period of time and also keeps us moving.
Mint Lassi: MInt lassi helps you to stay fresh and strong for the entire day. You might be feeling dehydrated while you are observing fast. However, a lassi made with mint and yoghurt can help you stay refreshing all day long. It is enriched with fibre, protein, calcium, iron and vitamin C which provides essential nutrients to your body. It even helps you to lose weight! Thus, don’t skip this drink while you are on a weight loss Navratri fasting. (Also read: Navratri Special: Why should one eat Sabudana during Navratri fasts)
Grape juice: Grape juice is one of the most interesting beverages. It is loaded with nourishing components. Grapes have enough of vitamin C. It helps to boost the immunity of the body. Besides this, it also helps to stay fit and healthy as it is antioxidant in nature. Thus, sip a glass of grapefruit juice once in a day.
Chikoo milkshake: Chikoo is one of the healthiest fruits. Mixing chikoo with milk makes a very healthy drink. It is nourishing and energy giving at the same time. IT is filling and helps to stop your hunger pangs while you are observing fats during Navratri. (Also read: Navratri Special: Amazing lunch options while you are fasting)