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The festival of lights is just around the corner and the streets are buzzing with sheer and happiness. However, every year with Diwali, the ghost of pollution also returns. All this is due to firecrackers emitting smoke and harmful pollutants. This year, the Supreme Court has banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR but are allowed in the other parts of the country. Take a look at the preparations which should be taken care of before, during and after Diwali.
Tips to keep in mind before Diwali
To Boost immunity: One needs to have a great immunity to fight air pollution. Drink lots of water and increase intake of fluids. Avoid eating oily food items on the days before the celebration. "Aside from that, specific food items like apples, apricots, broccoli, walnuts, and beans contain a decent amount of nutrients which are useful for lungs and building immunity.
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Asthma Patients: Keep your inhalers refills in stock and check the expiry date of the inhaler as the pollution level is on a hike during the festival of Diwali. Likewise, purchase the other medicines beforehand, as most shops are shut amid the celebration.
Buy eco-friendly Diya's and LED lights as they consume less electricity.
DO NOT BUY CRACKERS!!