8 Food Items to Fight Winter ChillsBySimran Poddar-Dec082017
Don’t we all love winters? But often when we feel cold we all crave for the sun and hot summer days! However, if you feel colder than your peer chances are you are not consuming the right winter food! Yes, there are specific foods which can make you feel warmer if you consume them on regularly:
Cinnamon is a source of heat generation in the body, add a pinch of cinnamon powder to your regular cup of tea or coffee to feel warm.
Pepper consumption can help you by keeping your body warm in this freezing weather as the antioxidants present in pepper keeps the cold and flu away.
A pinch of turmeric when boiled with milk can give you an astounding result of reduced inflammation in the body along with keeping you warm and cozy from within.
Ginger is rich in aromatic volatile oils easing the digestion and reducing gut inflammation which strengthens the resistance power in the winter season.
Regular intake of honey helps in fighting with cold and flu in the winter months as it helps in keeping the body warm.
Consume dry fruits daily! Incorporate them into your salads, milkshakes or eat them raw as snacks. Dry fruits like almonds, dates and walnuts are highly effective for generating heat in the body.
Saffron is a magical spice! This exotic spice, when boiled with raisins, milk and almonds and taken before going to sleep, will make you sleep better and keep you warm too!
Power packed with essential proteins and vitamins eggs help the body fight infections in winters. This powerhouse of energy is undoubtedly a hot favourite amongst all of us during winter.