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Yoga has helped a lot of people in finding their peace amid the chaos of COVID-19 pandemic. On the occasion of the seventh International Yoga Day, people across India are celebrating virtually. Many people prefer yoga over rigorous workout since it can cure a lot of diseases.

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Yoga is not just about practising asanas but also eating healthy to keep your mind and body in balance. Eating heavy food just before working out can only make you feel uncomfortable while performing the poses. Here is a list of foods you can eat before and after your yoga sessions.(Unsplash)

Yoga is not just about practising asanas but also eating healthy to keep your mind and body in balance. Eating heavy food just before working out can only make you feel uncomfortable while performing the poses. Here is a list of foods you can eat before and after your yoga sessions.(Unsplash)

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Rehydrate after class: To avoid soreness, it is very important to hydrate yourself and restore electrolytes. Drink at least 5-6 glasses of water every day.(Unsplash)

Rehydrate after class: To avoid soreness, it is very important to hydrate yourself and restore electrolytes. Drink at least 5-6 glasses of water every day.(Unsplash)

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Eat two hours before practise: Have a light snack two hours before your class. This will not cause any uneasiness during your practise session.(Unsplash)

Eat two hours before practise: Have a light snack two hours before your class. This will not cause any uneasiness during your practise session.(Unsplash)

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Energising snacks: You can have a toast with avocado, nuts and fruits. These will provide nutrients to the body and not make you feel bloated.(Unsplash)

Energising snacks: You can have a toast with avocado, nuts and fruits. These will provide nutrients to the body and not make you feel bloated.(Unsplash)

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Avoid spicy, fatty and acidic foods: You don't want an upset tummy right before your session so avoid foods that digest slowly and make you uncomfortable while practising yoga.(Unsplash)

Avoid spicy, fatty and acidic foods: You don't want an upset tummy right before your session so avoid foods that digest slowly and make you uncomfortable while practising yoga.(Unsplash)

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Foods that are easy to digest: Have easy to digest food that will provide balanced energy. Have a combination of whole-grain carbohydrates, protein, and fat.(Unsplash)

Foods that are easy to digest: Have easy to digest food that will provide balanced energy. Have a combination of whole-grain carbohydrates, protein, and fat.(Unsplash)

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Smoothies: Before your yoga class, you can have a smoothie bowl. It is very easy to make and will keep you full and hydrated.(Unsplash)

Smoothies: Before your yoga class, you can have a smoothie bowl. It is very easy to make and will keep you full and hydrated.(Unsplash)

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