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How to Break the fast
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Fasting means depriving yourself of solid foods. When you are coming out of a fast, it is important to ease your body back into the process of digesting regular foods. Because your digestive system has most likely reduced enzyme production and affected the mucus lining in your stomach, overeating or ingesting certain foods too quickly may cause you to experience health problems such as nausea, stomachaches, or diarrhea.

Introducing regular foods slowly and strategically will help you break a fast safely, without disrupting your digestive system.

Keep yourself hydrated. Continue to drink plenty of water and fresh juices while you are breaking your fast.

Maintain healthy eating habits. Remember that your fast was a cleansing experience for your body. Do not immediately fill it back up with junk food and processed meals. Make your fast the start of a healthy lifestyle

As fasts are going to be over...you must be feeling some what lethargic too as you must be grabbing or grazing on more n more of potatoes (fried) or you must have followed my tips on nutrition during navratris, or literally feeling good and have lost weight....but now towards the end of the fasts you must be craving for wheat or rice or dals...I mean the food which we usually relish. So now what we are going to do after the fasts is grab n eat each n everything of our choice....

I hear people say I have just finished fasting for 30 days, I’m going out to my favourite restaurant to have my favourite dinner. This is wrong. When on a long fast of about 20 days or more, the digestive system shuts down partially or completely.


Hold on.........

This is not the right time .....

Breaking a fast with vegetables, either steamed or raw, is best. Your stomach is smaller now, so eat lightly. Stop before you feel full.

The stomach and the intestines have been cleaned out. A thorough fast cleans out everything. Therefore, you must allow time for the digestive system to prepare itself for food again.

citrus fruits, such as oranges and grapefruits, and food such as
yogurts, are the best food to take, as they contain “good” bacteria that help to restore the intestinal flora and the digestive system.


If you eat solid food or processed food after a long fast, the first thing that will occur is constipation. Your digestive system will not move that solid food until it starts functioning again. This is because, all along, it has been busy cleaning, not digesting

Other habits you should avoid in the next two weeks are smoking and heavy drinking. The doctors warn that tobacco and alcohol may shock the system after fasting and this may lead to sudden cardiovascular events like a heart attack.

FIRSTLY TAKE CARE OF HOW YOU OPEN YOUR FASTS...HERE ARE SOME TIPS FOR YOU

1. BREAK YOUR FAST WITH LIQUIDS FIRST..LIKE COCONUT WATER OR MILK OR FRUIT JUICES..

2. TAKE 1 PURI ONLY AND TRY TO TAKE CHAPATI INSTEAD OF PURIS OR ANY FRIED THING.

3. TRY TO MAKE CHANAS/BEANS IN OLIVE OIL. USE 2 TSP OF OIL ONLY.

4. TAKE HALWA IN SMALL QUANTITIES ONLY JUST 2-3 TSP ONLY.

5. MAKE SOME DESSERT WITH MILK (LIKE LAUKI KHEER, APPLE KHEER) AND PUT DRY FRUITS IN IT AND HAVE IT INSTEAD OF MORE OF HALWA.

6. TAKE MORE OF VEGETABLE AND FRUITS.

7.DRINK PLENTY OF WATER TO HYDRATE YOURSELF.

8. MAKE SURE YOU SHOULD NOT EAT TO THE FULLEST.

9. HAVE A BOILED CHANA CHAAT WITH VEGGIES AND FRUITS WITH JUICE OR COCONUT WATER..

10. AVOID USING MORE OF SPICES AS THEY WILL IRRITATE YOUR STOMACH.


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