Winter is here and catching cold falling sick is quite common. Diet plays an important role to manage these and to increase your immunity. Here 4 super food to include during winter.
1. Amla (Indian Gooseberry)
One of the excellent fruits loaded with vitamin C. Which has 2times of vitamin C compared to orange. Is one of the effective immune boosters. Helps in preventing common cough and cold which is common in winter or gets triggered during winter. Have it in the form pickle, chyavanprash or just enjoy the food as it is.
Lot of people avoid Ghee thinking it is fattening. Ghee consumed in moderation provides essential moisture or lubrication for body especially joints in winter. Ancient ayurvedic text refers Ghee as golden nectar or liquid Gold
3. Nuts and seeds
Nuts and seeds have high concentration of healthy fats, protein and fibre. Have it as soaked in the early morning or in the form of dry fruit ladoo in the evening as snack instead of biscuits cookies or chips. Nuts have nutrients that body needs during winter and keeps our body warm during. Also, they protect your skin from dryness.
One of the easily available or present in every Indian household is spices. Spices serves varied purposes try to include in curry or turmeric milk at bed time or sprinkle some cinnamon powder on your fruits. It helps in digestion, reduces inflammation and rich in antioxidants. So spice up your winter with these simple kitchen ingredient.
Article By :
Dr. Shraddha Surathkal
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