New Delhi, Lifestyle Desk. International Yoga Day 2022: Yoga not only gives you a healthy body but also a healthy mind. Along with making the body strong, yoga also proves beneficial for mental health. Along with doing yoga, a balanced diet should also be taken, so that your health improves, energy level increases and life is better. So on this International Yoga Day, know what kind of diet should be taken before and after doing yoga.


You burn a lot of calories while practicing yoga, so you should consume carbs to give the lost strength to the body. For this, you can drink chicken soup made from healthy vegetables or. Carrot, coriander, spinach or cabbage can be added to the soup.


After yoga practice, you should eat nutritious food. You can eat a bowl full of fruits or a salad with vegetables. Apart from this, you can eat many types of fruits, nuts, oats, tofu mixed with yogurt. Or you can make a smoothie of banana, berries and mint and drink it.

Meat and Cheese

By doing yoga, you burn a lot of calories and after that you need to eat high-calorie food, like meat or cheese. Eggs and bread made with vegetables are also food rich in protein, fats and carbs.

coconut water

Coconut water also contains many minerals. Apart from this, kiwis, citrus fruits, pineapples, watermelons, tomatoes are such things which are light on the stomach and make you feel refreshed. You sweat a lot while exercising, so after that it becomes important to keep the body hydrated.

stay away from these foods

Do not eat food rich in sugar and fat after workout. After doing yoga, you may want to drink sugar-rich foods such as cupcakes or milkshakes. These things will surely fill your heart but are not good for health. Also it is not good to eat chips, fries. After yoga practice, eat nutritious food or snacks. Which will not only fill your stomach, but will also benefit your health.

Disclaimer: The advice and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be taken as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.

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Edited By: Ruhee Parvez