The cold in the winter months will not only lead you to feeling cold, but will also affect your health. If you wish to strengthen your immunity and give your body the strength to fight the infections that come along, you have to keep your body strong by eating foods that help you do so.
Below listed are a few foods that can help you tide through these cold months and keep you feeling alive all through the treacherous winter months.
Local Produce may be in short supply since the cold weather is not most conducive for growth of these vegetables. However, what you will find around is root vegetables like carrots, beets and turnips. Buy them fresh, and eat them through the winter for good health. Carrots offer beta-carotene and turnips are great source of Vitamin A and C.
Eating oatmeal for breakfast is not just convenient, it also offers essential nutrients that you need to tide through the winter months. Extremely high in zinc, it allows you immune system to work better. It also contains a ton of soluble fiber, which helps promote heart health. Do not opt for processed oats.
Soup is the ideal food for winter months, they help keep you warm and when you make them with the right ingredients, they help keep you active and healthy.
Spicy tuna roll
Sushi may not seem like the best winter food, but it is. You could opt for tuna or salmon rolls, both of which are a great source of Vitamin D. Since there is a dearth of sunlight in the winter months, your source of Vitamin D can be made up with these amazing rolls.
Cauliflower and Broccoli
Cruciferous vegetables when included in your diet can help prevent sickness during the winter. Both are extremely high in Vitamin C and help boost immunity.
Speak with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and a Homeopath to learn how you can use natural methods to keep yourself healthy and strong during the treacherous winter months.