What not to eat on Holi? Whether you are a heart or diabetic patient or not, always be mindful of eating foods that are high in oil and sugar. Because, these foods can rapidly increase your cholesterol and blood sugar levels and can lead to the risk of heart attack or high blood sugar.
It is very common to eat sweets on Holi and Gulab Jamun is very popular as a sweet in India. But think once before eating them. Because this food can rapidly increase the amount of sugar in your blood and can be dangerous for diabetes patients.
There is special importance of cooked dish on Holi, in which puri-kachori are included. These foods are called deep fried food and study published on NCBI says that unlimited consumption of deep fried food can increase the risk of high cholesterol and high blood sugar.
eating fritters on holi
Pakodas made of potato, paneer, onion etc. are very tasty to eat and their talk is unique on Holi. But avoid consuming them too much with friends or family, because these are also called fried foods that can build up cholesterol.
The festival of colors marks the arrival of summer in full swing. To get rid of this, people consume cold drinks or soda on Holi. Let us tell you that this drink is injurious to health and suddenly increases the sugar in the blood.
Thandai is consumed with great fervor on Holi. In which there is a high amount of dry fruits and sugar. Let us tell you that dry fruits like raisins contain natural sugar, which combined with sugar can prove dangerous for diabetic patients.
It is a custom to make Gujiya in every house on this festival. But definitely avoid eating it in excess on Holi. It contains fast sugar-boosting mawa and dry fruits and is also deep fried, which can increase cholesterol levels.
Disclaimer: This article is for general information only. It cannot be a substitute for any medicine or treatment in any way. Always consult your doctor for more details.