Best Winter Food For Immunity And Fat Loss

Hello everyone, hope all of you are doing well and are keeping healthy and happy. Maintaining a wholesome diet specially in the cold winter is very important for good health. In this article, I’ll discuss certain foods which you must include in your diet in the winter months.

Millets

  • Just consuming wheat in the winter months will make you lazy
  • Make sure you include millets such as Bajra, Amaranth, Jawar, Ragi and Fox Tail millet in your diet
  • These millets are high in fiber and have low glycemic index
  • Their warm and highly nutritious nature make them a perfect choice for the winter months

Root Vegetables

  • Root vegetables like carrots, beetroot, radish, sweet potato and turnip are very good for you in the winter months
  • These are epecially rich in soluble and insoluble fibre which helps to boostthe health of gut bacteria
  • These food also lower high levels of blood fats and blood glucose in the body

Green Leafy Vegetables

  • Green leafy vegetables like spinach, amaranth leaves, mustard leaves, methi and bathua are very good in the month of winters
  • These green veggies are an important part of any healthy and weight loss friendly diet
  • They are loaded with antioxidantsand are packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber
  • On the other hand, these are also very low in calories

Immunity Boosting Herbs

  • Immunity boosting herbs like honey, ginger, moringa, neem, tulsi, ashwagandha, triphala are very good for the body in winter months
  • These help improve the natural immunity of the body which keeps you safe from various diseases

Citrus Fruits

  • Citrus fruits like amla, lemon, orange, sweet lime are very good in the winter months

Healthy Fat

  • Healthy fat like desi ghee and coconut oil must form part of your diet specially in the winter months
  • Fat is an essential part of the diet as many functions inside the human body are dependent on presence of fat
  • For eg, some vitamins can’t dissolveinto the bloodstream if there are no fat present

Nuts and Seeds

  • Nuts and seeds like almonds, walnuts, flax seeds, aliv seeds are very important to be included in the diet

Probiotics

  • Probiotics in the right quantity are very good for your gut health
  • Dahi, fermented vegetables etc should be included in the diet in adequate quantity

Apple Cider Vinegar

  • ACV improves digestion in the body and reduces stomach disorder
  • Make sure you include ACV with mother in your diet in the winter months

Other herbs and spices

  • Other herbs and spices like turmeric, black pepper, ginger, cinnamon etc should also be included in the diet in the correct quantity

Quality Protein

  • Quality protein sources such as horse gram dal, quinoa, amaranth etc should be included in the diet

Cruciferous Vegetables

  • Cruciferious vegetables like broccolli,      cabbage, cauliflower etc should be included in the diet

Milk

  • Probably the most underrated food but still very important to be included in the diet in the right quantity

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