Health Tips: Vegetables to Avoid During the Monsoon

It's finally monsoon season. Raindrops and gorgeous weather bring refuge from the scorching heat of the sun. However, because of the increased humidity in the air, bacteria and fungus thrive during this time of year.

These foods should be avoided to prevent infections and other ailments during the monsoon season, including green leafy vegetables, eggplants, Meat, and seafood. 

Crop growth and the occurrence of pests and diseases are both impacted by rainfall. Green leafy vegetables are more likely to become infected because of the moisture and dirt in them. Avoid vegetables like spinach and cabbage in favour of bitter gourd, Bottle Gourd, etc

Green leafy vegetables 

The purple bulb of eggplant is made up of a class of chemicals called alkaloids. In order to protect themselves from insects and other pests, these crops create this deadly substance.  


The consumption of eggplant or baingan should be kept to a minimum during the wet seasons when insect infestation is at its worst. Alkaloids can produce allergic responses that result in hives, itchy skin, nausea, and skin rashes. 

Our digestive process is slowed down by the intense humidity of the monsoon season. Despite how pakoras, samosas, and kachori may look, they might cause stomach discomfort and bloat. We retain water when we eat a lot of salt. Avoid street foods such as golgappas because the season brings many bugs and bacteria that might lead to a serious sickness.  

Fried food 

When we drink carbonated beverages, our bodies lose minerals, which causes a decrease in enzyme function. This is especially detrimental to someone who already has a compromised digestive system.

Fizzy drinks 

In order to avoid waterborne diseases and food poisoning, it is best to refrain from consuming meat and seafood during monsoon. 

Meat and seafood 

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