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Healthy gift ideas for diwali

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Oct 18, 2016
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  • Giving gifts is one of the important customs of diwali celebration.
  • Get bottles of scented oil with natural aroma to offer as gifts.
  • Surprise your loved with a good spa deal.
  • Dried fruit pack is another healthy diwali gift option.


Diwali is the time when the festive spirit is at its peak and everyone revels in meeting their friends and relatives. Giving gifts is the essential part of these get-togethers and friend visits and most of the time it is the box of sweets.


Healthy gift ideas for diwali


The tongue tingling sweets are hard to resist even as we remember our battle against bulge. Set a new example this Diwali by going healthy when gifting your loved ones. A healthy gift would be much more valuable than the most expensive gift item comprising of a frivolous item.

  • Nuts and dry fruits packAlmonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pine nuts or cashews are some healthy gift options. You can get attractive gift hampers with these.


Have fun at work with these diwali celebration ideas.


  • Scented oils Find out a store offering organic products and get bottles of scented oil with natural aroma to offer as gifts. Along with that, you can pack in some aroma soaps that are used in aromatherapy for relaxation and rejuvenation of the body. You may find readymade baskets with these products.
  • Assortment of herbsPresent your near and dear ones with assorted herbs in eye-catching pots and advice them to use them for healthy cooking. Ask them to inculcate the habit of growing herbs at home.
  • Basket of whole grains Brown rice, whole rice (with choker intact), whole wheat pasta, couscous and quinoa are some healthy food stuff to gift your friends. Some soup packets would go very well with these and your friends would be able to use them even after the festival.

Know how to celebrate diwali.


  • Spa gifts Surprise your brother, sister, parents or any other loved with a good spa deal. They would only thank you no end for coming up with such an innovative idea. The thanks would continue after the festival as they acknowledge the rejuvenation they got from the spa treatment.
  • Gadgets A cool watch or trendy iPod for your sister or brother is worth considering if you can. You should gift wrap the gadget to suit the festive occasion of Diwali. Shower good wishes with the trendy gadget and advice him or her to use the gadget to aid in building healthy habits. For example, iPods are useful for jogging or aerobics.
  • Health basket Have a collection of healthy items to gift away such as a Yoga or aerobics DVD, mp3 player with relaxing workout music, nutrition bar or health supplements such as multi-grain snack.



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