FEASTING ON SWEETS
THIS FESTIVE SEASON? THINK AGAIN
The festive season is upon us and is synonymous with sweets and hearty foods! Between meeting friends and family and hosting parties, the time around festivals can be tough on individuals who otherwise like to control the calories they intake.
Why festivities make it difficult
to stick to diet?
festivals is a
What is the price of indulgence?
Consuming too much sugar can permanently damage your body’s metabolism. Meaning, the more often you indulge in sweets, the more insulin-resistant you can become.
Reasons why excessive sugar intake
is bad for your health
the risk of diabetes,
heart disease and obesity
can affect your
Sugar affects your
Other health risks include:
Increased risk of kidney diseases
Increased risk of developing gout
Negatively impacts your dental health
Increased risk of dementia
How to tackle excess sweet intake
during the festive season?
Keep portion sizes small
Make healthier changes to sweets and dessert recipes
Use low-fat ingredient
Prefer grilled over deep fried
Drink water before snacking
Say no to carbonated drinks
Have early and light dinners
Take the #YehDiwaliLessSugarWali Challenge & pledge to knock off the extra sugar this Diwali