• Use your regional alternatives whenever possible.
• Get yourself the most local variety of the fruit. E.g. the red banana if you can, or at least the small yellow one. The local jamun, bor, seetaphal, mango, jackfruit, guava, depending on what is in season.
• Avoid the exotic vegetables and fruits—avocado, kale, kiwi, blueberries, etc.
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• Don’t eat raw veggies other than raw tomato, onion and cucumber, and even then only as a small part of the meal. Eat with lunch and not with dinner unless it’s prepared as koshimbir or raita.
• Eat sabzi of raw banana, suran, arbi, sweet potato—veggies of this category—at least twice a week to support the T1 hormones and keep acidity down.
• If you feel like chaat or something fried, Meal 6 is a good place, and as far as possible make it at home.
• Preferable laddoos—rava nariyal or besan or ragi laddoo
• Kadak pav or poee is the bread that is bought from a local bakery, invariably richer in Vit B than the mass-made variety.
• Supplements are kept for the latter half of the day as nausea (if existing) will usually settle post lunch.
• Drink enough water to stay hydrated and always check that urine is crystal clear.
• Pickle should be homemade or made in the home of a trusted source and with unrefined salt, not the white one.
• Ghee can be homemade or bought from a small goshala (which has desi cows) and not mass manufactured to ensure authenticity of source and to get the right essential fatty acids from it.
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