The flavors and produce of each season are not only delicious but are also the 'super foods' for that particular season. In the case of winter super foods, they provide you good immunity and fight against infection. So including such super foods in your diet can get you through the chilly months. Here is the list of some best foods to stock up while the winter is still on.
Oranges should be consumed whole, because then you also ingest the fiber. As all know it is rich in Vitamin C, which helps fight common cold and cough. Have them and you may not need any antibiotics. The predominant flavonoid in this fruit known as 'hesperidin' is credited with boosting “good” HDL cholesterol and lowering “bad” LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.
As we always say that green vegetables are good for health, so comes Spinach, it is both tasty and healthy, because it has loads of iron in it. Protein-rich peanuts, plain, fried or salted are great for the body system and help keep the body warm. The antioxidants present in spinach keeps you up and keeps the winter blues at bay.
Garlic which is mostly used in Indian kitchens, is also used as a treatment of illness and diseases since several years. A chemical in garlic called allicin, stimulates the production of infection-fighting white blood cells. Whatever the reason is, adding garlic to your meals may help you stay above the weather.
Carrots, the root vegetable contain vitamins B, C, D, E and K, and by degrees the carotene in it gets converted to Vitamin A, which is very important for proper immune function. So, a carrot a day in winter, keeps the doctor away.
Kiwi is an exotic fruit and also a rich source of Vitamin C. Make it a must component of your winter salads. A single kiwi fruit can provide you the daily requirement of vitamin C. It also provides fiber and a significant amount of beta-carotene and is low in kilo joules. So, this winter include all these super foods to your diet and enjoy the winter month.