The 30-Day Meal Plan For Brides-To-Be

You have put in a lot of time and effort into getting everything ready for the wedding. Nivedita Jayaram Pawar gets you useful expert tips to help you kick off your pre-wedding prep with gusto

The 30-Day Meal Plan For Brides-To-Be

So, it is exactly 30 days to your D-Day and you want to leave no stone unturned in looking your best.

We got it sorted for you with a complete 30-day expert meal plan:

Early Morning: 1 cup lukewarm water + 1⁄2 lime squeezed. 5-6 almonds OR 2 walnuts

Breakfast: 1 cup skimmed milk + 2 tbsp high fibre cereals like oats, muesli, wheat flakes, broken wheat or puffed rajgeera with raisins or dates for sweetening. Avoid sugar.

Mid-morning: 1 -2 seasonal fruits + 2 tsp flax seeds or sunflower seeds Lunch: Plenty of raw vegetable salad with a dash of lime, multigrain rotis or brown rice. Stir-fry a bowlful of vegetables with some low fat paneer, tofu, scrambled egg whites or chicken. Have it with plain dal or low fat curd.

Evening: 1 cup green tea + steamed sprouts

Dinner: Unstrained mix vegetable soup or raw vegetable salads with sauté ed paneer, fish or chicken and 1 medium size jowar, bajra or ragi roti.Start the day with a glass of water or two. Add to this a few slices of lemon and continue drinking that water. This will help you reduce the alkaline content in your system.

Health Tips:

Start the day with a glass of water or two. Add to this a few slices of lemon and continue drinking that water. This will help you reduce the alkaline content in your system.

Start the day with a glass of water or two. Add to this a few slices of lemon and continue drinking that water. This will help you reduce the alkaline content in your system.

Include watermelon, grapefruit, lettuce and broccoli in your diet to hydrate the skin.

To ensure that there are no breakouts before the wedding day, keep away from junk and oily food.

Avoid food/vegetables/fruits that you are allergic to.

Sunscreen is a must as it will prevent your skin from getting tanned. Use a scarf or an umbrella before stepping out of the house.

Cleanse, tone and moisturise thoroughly before going to bed.

Sleep a minimum of six to eight hours to keep the skin healthy and avoid dark circles, dehydration and under eye puffiness.

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