Soon after the offset of festivities, parts of India witnessed deteriorating air quality. The severe quality of the air can be seen as a yearly phenomenon for the people living in North India. An increased amount of pollutants in the air can be deadly for humans. It is making the lives of people difficult by giving birth to a series of respiratory problems. So, it is very crucial to protect yourself as the level of pollutants in the air are increasing day by day. In this blog, we are giving you some tips which can prove to be a helping hand to overcome the hazardous air quality.
Decrease Outdoor Activites
If you are planning for outdoor activities in such a polluted environment then be prepared as it can lead to some serious long term detrimental health issues like asthma, cough, throat infection and many more. Try and avoid going outside as the air quality is poor outside. Do not forget to check the air quality index (AQI) before stepping out.
Wear a face mask
Make sure you put on a mask wherever you go out as the air outside is hazardous. Wearing a mask can help you against pollutants. Choosing the right mask is very important. You can go for masks like N95 or N99 which gives protection from over 95 percent of the pollutants present in the air.
Keep Indoor place clean
Refrain yourself from morning walks or exercise as the pollution levels are high. Also, ensure that indoor area is clean and dust-free. It is highly recommended to install air-purifiers at home in order to breathe in better air quality. You can also put air-purifying plants that are known to remove the major pollutants present in the air such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen monoxide, benzene, formaldehyde etc. Such plants provide an ample amount of oxygen to keep your home smog-free.
Drink as much water as you can. Apart from water, juices can also help you in staying hydrated. Water can also be found in fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, cucumber, spinach, broccoli, oranges etc. So keep yourself hydrated this winter and don’t fall sick.
Eat Jaggery (Gur)
Jaggery can surely help you in combating with air pollution. Use jaggery instead of sugar in your diet and you will feel the difference. It has natural detoxifying properties that can help you from the adverse effects of pollution. Inculcating jaggery in the diet can help you to get rid of the toxins from your blood.
Inculcate food which enhance immunity
As national capital and its neighbouring areas has turned into a gas chamber, it is very important for the people who are living out there to have a strong immune system. Try and eat food that boost immunity like Vitamin C (citrus fruits), turmeric milk, onion, garlic, ginger, olive oil.
If you know more about how to escape from this deadly smog then let us know in the comments below. That’s all for today! Stay safe and keep travelling. Book your train tickets easily through Trainman app. Download Trainman App and check PNR Status of your booked ticket, Running Status, Train between two stations and many such amazing features.