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10 Foods That Help You Keep Warm In Winter….
Winter season is here guys and while we are enjoying the chilly breeze after months of scorching summers, it is important to give your body the warmth it needs during the cold weather; otherwise you might end up spending your winters in bed with cold-borne diseases.Let me tell you, when the temperature falls the metabolism of the body slows down in order to conserve energy and keep the body warm. This is one of the reasons why we end up feeling sleepy and lethargic during winters. But fret not guys, here are 8 foods that can not only keep you warm but can also boost your energy levels to get you through the cold winters.
Apart from its amazing healing properties, turmeric is also known to reduce inflammation and keep the body warm and cosy. One can boil turmeric with milk and have a glass of it every day.
Ginger is another item in the kitchen which helps in maintaining a warm temperature within. Additionally, it also facilitates body’s strengthening power and digestion, and helps in healing cough and cold.
Ginger has thermogenic properties that help in keeping you warm during winters. It also aides in boosting metabolism and promoting blood flow. Brew yourself a hot cup of ginger tea in the morning and you are good to go.
One of the very few foods without an expiry date, honey has medicinal properties that help in dealing with cold and flu in winter. It is also warm in nature and thus helps us in being warm and comfortable.
Honey is warm in nature and its regular intake helps in keeping the body warm, too. This is one of the reasons why excessive intake of honey during summers is not advised. Honey is also good for keeping cold, cough and flu at bay as it strengthens the immune system. So sip on some honey in hot water or have a spoon of honey daily, first thing in the morning to keep yourself warm.
Cinnamon garners better metabolism and also generates heat in the body. You can simply add it to your regular coffee or milkshake to reap the benefits of cinnamon.
Sesame seeds help in dealing with chronic diseases like pneumonia, bronchitis and asthma. Applying sesame paste on hair helps in reducing dandruff.
Chikki is an Indian sweet dish which is popular during winters. Do you know what chikkis are made of? Well, chikkis are made of sesame seeds which are good for keeping the body warm and cozy during winters. These seeds are also loaded with iron and calcium content which strengthen the bones and muscles. You can soak some sesame seeds overnight and have them in the morning or you could make small balls of jaggery and sesame seeds and have one every morning to keep yourself energised and warm. You can also use sesame seed oil for cooking to maintain your body temperature.
Dry fruits like almonds, cashew and raisins generate heat in the body. They also help in curing Anaemia and other diseases that are caused due the deficiency of iron and vitamins. All you have to do is eat them raw or include them in your salad or milk.
Consuming dry fruits (in limited quantities) helps in generating heat in the body. They also help in curing anaemia and other vitamin deficiency related diseases.
One of the most popular ingredients in the dishes made for the royal families in our country, saffron helps in maintaining our health during winter and also gives us a glowing skin. One can add a pinch of saffron in milk and have it daily.
Eggs are extremely rich sources of proteins and vitamins, and help the body fight infections in winter. They also boost energy in the body.
There is a reason why eggs are termed as a ‘superfood.’ Eggs are in huge demand during winters. They are a powerhouse of energy and are also rich in proteins and vitamins which help in keeping the body warm.
Black or white pepper helps in keeping the body warm in winter. The oxidants in the spice are also helpful in fighting cough and cold in winter.
There is hardly any food which is as comforting as the warmth of hot soups in winter. Helpful in dealing with cough and cold, hot soups are one of the healthiest ways to stay warm in winter.