See which foods are especially recommended in cold days.
According to ancient Indian discipline of Ayurveda is well in the colder days to take food that warms the body and vice versa. So make sure your diet is always accompanied by changes in the nature and serves as a useful foundation for successful adaptation of the body and psyche. Have you ever caught yourself some time trying to arrange a healthier, winter meal, and you do not know which foods? Maybe this will help ….
- Garlic, chili peppers, mustard seeds and black pepper – enhancing the digestive fire and warms the body
- Red lentils, honey, all dairy products – warms the body
- Corn and chestnuts are seasonal foods that are good sources of energy
- Legumes, whole grains, potatoes, muesli foods are rich in magnesium
- Young peas, flax seeds, nuts, millet, oats, buckwheat – help develop mental abilities and reproductive functions.
A real winter pearl
“Stinking Rose” ie. garlic, as it was still called in Greece, is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world. Today it is proven that garlic contains 200 active ingredients – rich in essential oils containing sulfur, vitamins (A, B1, B2 and C), minerals (potassium, iron, iodine, calcium, selenium and phosphorus), containing amino acids, enzymes, polyoses such as insulin, adenosine and allicin. It has a very strong antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties.
It is a powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and acts on the immune system works great.
Every day, eat 2-3 cloves of garlic. Vitamin C is an excellent tool in the fight against fatigue, as an antioxidant plays an important role in strengthening, immune system, and have it in their seasonal fruits: kiwi, tangerine, orange, ordering and vegetables: peppers. Peppers contain four times more vitamin C than an orange.