Fruits and vegetables to keep you warm in winters
Seasonal fruits and vegetables like dark green vegetables, mustard greens and amaranth greens (bathua), carrots, turnips, cabbage, tomatoes, oranges, guava, lime, pumpkin and amla, are great sources of iron, folate and vitamins A, B complex and C, which boost immunity and combat viruses and bacteria that cause infection.
Root vegetables like carrot, beet,yam, sweet potato and pumpkin promotes heat in the digestive process.
Fruits like peaches, apricots and papaya can keep you warm.
Hot soups and stews are definitely the season’s favourite. A bowl of healthy and wholesome soup is not only nutritionally sound, but will also make you feel full and prevent you from eating junk food.
Avoid ready soup mixes as they contain high amount of starch and preservatives. Homemade soups and stews are the way to go.
Fruit chat of like oranges, plums, peaches is most welcome. Also, you can make a salad of carrots, oranges, beetroot or just make a vegetable punch!
Watch out next for protein foods to keep you warm in winters.