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Rain check: How to stay healthy and safe in monsoon season

Change your lifestyle and invest in these accessories to shield your skin and digestive system

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India’s annual monsoon season is critical for farm output and economic growth. (Stock photo)

Namrata Kohli
When you pray for the rain, prepare to deal with the mud and the filth that comes with it. Invest in the right monsoon apparel and change your diet and lifestyle.

Cotton clothes suit the humid weather allowing the skin to breathe. Lightweight synthetic clothes made of rayon and polyester are good, too. You may feel sticky and humid, so go for flowing rather than body-hugging or too-long clothes. Capris over full pants and bicycle shorts over jeans are a sensible choice for the rainy season. 

Eschew closed shoes that take time to dry and may harbour germs, and

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First Published: Jul 22 2022 | 6:10 PM IST

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