Refined and seed-based oils, such as vegetable oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil, should not be consumed. A recommended supplement to support intermittent fasting is MCT oil (medium chain triglycerides). Because of their chemical structure, MCTs are metabolized differently from other fats, converted to ketones for energy almost instantly, and are not stored like other fats. Therefore, adding these fats to your diet with MCT oil may be beneficial while following the intermittent fasting routine, as they help reduce hunger and allow you to prolong the fasting period without cravings.
During Navratri, you have a very small selection of foods to choose from. Vegetables such as arbi, jimikand, sweet potatoes, raw bananas, bottled pumpkin and pumpkin are allowed during Navratri. They can be prepared in a variety of ways, not just as a subzi. Because of its low absorption property, canola oil is not absorbed or stored on the surface of the food.
You can use them to make pakodas and kadhi, or you can cook them and put them in your salad as a snack. Remember to cook them in healthy oil, which is canola oil, he said.