The festive season has begun with Navratri and there is an air of celebration and zeal all around. Different dishes are prepared and a special menu is set for Navratri, especially in a house where people fast. It’s an interesting time of the year as everyone gets to splurge on food different from the usual. During Navratri, one ingredient that’s used in abundance is water chestnut and everything made from it—water chest as fruit, flour or snack. Commonly known as singhara, its health benefits are more than just one. It’s not a nut but an aquatic tuber vegetable which is great for health and super high in nutritional value. Listed are five reasons why you should consider treating yourself with water chestnut as much as possible, during Navratri. Choose a form that suits you.