The cold weather can get to you, sooner rather than later you will realize that you have to find some ways in which you can keep your body warm and stay well protected from the stubborn cold to enjoy good health. Below are a few tips that you could use to ensure that the winter months are a breeze!
Make sure that your diet routine contains at least 8 – 10 glasses of warm liquid in the form of herbal teas or simple warm water. Consumption of these will help prevent dehydration.
Comfort food can really be helpful during this time. Freshly prepared food that is warm help increase circulation and also helps in keeping the body warm.
Make sure that your clothing can keep you warm
Make sure that your diet contains a substantial amount of fiber, so that your bowels remain clean.
Including vegetables in your diet like avocados, Brussels sprouts, pumpkins, carrots, sweet potatoes, onions, cabbage and mung beans can help keep you warm.
The human body needs at least 7 – 8 hours of sleep per night. When you do not get the required amount of sleep, your body is more prone to illness. Sleep is the true fuel that will keep you going.
Cabbage, Radicchio, Endive and Argula are greens that you should consider including in your diet to stay healthy this winter.
Avoid cooling summer foods
Avoid foods like lettuce, cucumber and tomatoes, as they are cooling foods perfect for the summer months.
Sesame oil massage
Sesame oil helps retain moisture in your skin in these dry winter months and it also helps calm one’s nerves. It is very rich in essential fatty acids and it repairs the skin, making it soft and healthy.
A few tips mentioned above when made a part of your lifestyle can indeed help you fight the biting cold. Speak with a Registered Holistica Nutritionist and you will understand the importance of diet during this season, and also speak with a Homeopath to learn how a few natural and herbal remedies can help you keep the winter blues at bay.