FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT
Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 100 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.
Stay healthy, energetic and Boost Metabolism with winter foods.
Mother Nature has bestowed us with a myriad of healing foods that have impressive nutrient profile. This winter season, include some of these foods in our winter diet to stay energetic and healthy.
Root Vegetables: Root vegetables like carrots, beetroot, sweet potatoes, and turnip can help withstand cold weather. beta-carotene and Vitamin C in root vegetables that can shield against infections. Regular consumption of these veggies can help in curing constipation, improving immunity and lowering inflammation.
Oatmeal: Oatmeal is high on zinc, that strengthens the immune system, and a good source of soluble fibre, dietary protein, and minerals that promotes healthy functioning of the gut.
Soup: Soups are the preferred choice of soothing foods in winter.Soups are prepared with a blend of different vegetables, spices and herbs that can be comforting to our sore throat and relieve seasonal cough and cold.
Cauliflower And Broccoli: Cauliflower and broccoli are loaded with Vitamin C, E, K, folate and other essential minerals that boost immune system and combat infections.
Ginger: Ginger possesses excellent thermogenic properties that keep you warm, boost metabolism and improve blood circulation.