Discover winter fruits & vegetables
Human bodies consume a certainamount of energy to digest food, which becomes higher in winter and hence theenergy requirement of the body is more in this season.
ImportantVitamins & Minerals
Vitamin A : great for immune system eggs: eggs, milk, carrot, papaya
Vitamin C : detoxifies body andstrengthen the immune system
Vitamin E: an antioxidant, all nuts andseeds
Consider Vitamin D supplements
Include Probiotics in diet to ward off cold and flu
Acc. to ayurveda..... Foods that nourish and balance the bodyin the cold, dry, winter season are the sweet, sour and salty tastes.
Howto keep yourself warm…
Include Til,Garlic,Ginger,Cinnamon,Onion,Cuminseeds,Pepper,Clove,Almonds,Pumpkin seeds, Fenugreek,Millet, Saffron,dates,Seasonal fruits and vegetables. Avoid - Maida, white bread sandwiches,processed chips,aerated drinks,Curd,Raita,cold coffee,Cucumber,Rice at night, too much butter and ghee cold water after meals.
How to keep yourself fit during winters..
Stay hydrated as Dehydration can causefatigue and it's easy to confuse thirst for hunger.
Embrace exercise! Regular exercise willimprove your mood and help keep your weight stable.
Steer clear of hot drinks. Opt forgreen tea/herbal tea
Don't overeat. To avoid overeating laterin the day, begin with a high-fibre, balanced breakfast with wholegrains
Beat fatigue as winters can leave you feeling lethargic Eat plenty of fresh fruit and veggies and nuts as they are full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to keep you warm and healthy
Winters& Physical Activity
It is not wrong to gain a few extra pounds during the winters. But for many people this weight gain adds up year after year and is often difficult to deal with.
So along with sticking to healthy dietary habits do not be lax with your physical activity.
Datesboiled in milk at night
RawTurmeric milk boiled in milk helps insinusitis, allergic rhinitis and flu cold by improving immunity.
Amla– Rich source of Vit– C
Spinach– Superfood-vitA & K
Eggs& Non-veg foods (chicken , fish)
Milk and its products
Juiceof Carrots + Tomatoes + Amlais very beneficial
Vegetablesoups instead of cold-drinks and juices etc.