Dengue proof yourself with these Superfoods!

Dengue proof yourself with these Superfoods!

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Post rainy season the weather is hot and humid. It is but one final blow to the already ailing body having borne the harsh dry summers.

Low immunity and typically unfavourable weather pave way for diseases like DENGUE, CHIKUNGUNYA and host of other viral infections.

The cards below display the superfoods of this season which intend to build immunity, prevent Dengue and such other infections; making it easier to glide through unfavourable weather with ease.

Flip through these cards for more information:

Pomegranate

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As per Ayurveda Pitta Dosha aggravated post rainy season harms Heart, Brain and Genitals. Amazingly enriched with Cooling properties, pomegranate (sweet variety) cools the body protecting these. Useful in Anemia and Arrests bleeding. Prevents and Treats foul Body odour. Pacify Gastritis symptoms and heals Ulcers of the Stomach and Intestine. Prevents Urinary Tract Infections. Suppresses Itching and Redness on skin, Maintains Youthful Glow.

Amla (Indian Gooseberry)

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Amla being Cold, Sweet and Dry is healthy and favourable. Strengthens Brain, Heart, Lungs, Sensory Organs. Maintains Hair growth, prevents Greying. Fortifies Digestive System including the Liver. Decreases Acidity and Gastritis symptoms, Potent Intestinal cleanser. Increases and Maintains Urinary Output. Decreases Excessive Blood Loss during Menstruation and frequent Menses. Useful in Treating - Preventing relapse of Skin Diseases.

Banana

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Post excruciating summers,strength of the body deteriorates, immunity dips and we are prone to diseases like Dengue. Besides coolers, we need foods that strengthen the body and boost immunity. Banana Fulfills, Nourishes and Strengthens the body. Eat one banana twice/thrice a week as per your digestive ability to reap benefits.

Dates

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Dates are Energy Powerhouses. They are Heavy, Nourishing, Soothing, provide great Strength and Vigour besides being a Coolant. Great in Re-Energizing the summer stricken and debilitated body. It is a rich source of Iron, Arrests Bleeding. Quenches excess hunger and thirst. Favourable for Strengthening the Respiratory System. Provides Resistance against Dengue and Seasonal infections.

Milk

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Milk esp. Cow's milk does not need an introduction as a potential Superfood. It is Light to digest therefore provides immediate Strength and Gratification. It Nourishes and Rejuvenates. Acts as a Brain Tonic, improves Immunity. A glass of milk daily Detoxifies and Cleanses the Liver and entire Digestive System, making it more Efficient. Increases Urine output and Checks excessive bleeding. Strengthens and Nourishes Muscles, Ligaments and Sooths the Nerves; reducing pains.

 

 

In addition, take a look at food articles to be typically avoided:

All Sour food articles viz: Curd, Tomato (including processed products like tomato sauce), Lemon, spices like Mango Powder (amchoor). Interestingly, you CAN USE Tamarind, in small amounts.

All spicy food articles should be put to very limited use.

 

N.B.

The use of all food articles varies depending on medical personality  ( http://www.carminuppal.com/medical-personality/ ) of the individual.

 

References:

Charak Samhita

Sushruta Samhita

Bhavprakasha Nighantu

Raj Nighantu

 

 

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Gaurav Uppal

    Amazing

  2. Carmin Uppal

    Thank you!

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