World Diabetes Day: How To Celebrate A ‘Cheenikam Diwali’

Posted on: November 14th, 2020 by Dr. Meghana Pasi, Nutrition Consultant with Arogya World's MyThali program

India is a land of festivals, and it’s time for the biggest Indian festival – Diwali. It’s been a very tough year for all of us, but we have learnt some important life lessons. Health of our family has become our top priority now and is no more optional. However, with the festival around, we might go overboard on sweets and feasts. Overdosing on mithais can prove harmful especially for those suffering from erratic blood glucose levels-diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiac disorders.

With Diwali and World Diabetes Day falling on the same dates this year i.e. 14th November, let us all pledge to take care of our loved ones and celebrate a “chinikam” Diwali.

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