As the temperature drops, we are all tempted to warm our bellies with hot n’ spicydelicacies,which are likely to be unhealthy as well. But do you knowfood plays a vital role in keeping us warm, hale and hearty during winters? Moreover, food is the cure of most illnesses that are caused in winters. So, this winter, ditch the unhealthy and get into a relationship with the healthy food! Here are eight foods that will not only keep your healthy and energetic during winters but also boost your stamina and make you glow!
Jam-packed with calcium and iron, sesame seeds work great in keepingyou warm and healthy. These seeds are often used inchikkis and halwas that are enjoyed during the winters. Soak these seeds overnight and consume them in the morning to make the most of it. Additionally, you can try using sesame oil for cooking, as it is highly beneficial for the body!
Indian Gooseberry or Amla
Improve your immunity with this anciently known and nutrient-rich food. Being the most abundant source of vitamin c, Amla is excellent for skin, hair, liver, digestion, controls acidity as well as blood sugar. You can even consume Chyawanprash as it is infused with lots of Amlas. Powdered Amla, Amla juice or its fresh chutney is also highly beneficial to your body during winters.
This winter, bless your body with ginger. Infused with anti-oxidants, ginger aids in building a strong resistance and keeps your body warm. Consume it in small quantities or make some delicious recipes to get the most of it. Ginger water is healthy; it keeps you warm and is delicious too!
As per Ayurveda, desi ghee is the ultimate remedy for many ailments, builds your immunity and keeps you healthy and warm from within. It is known to balance your ‘pitta’ that is the ‘heat’ element of your body. By increasing your immunity and excreting toxins, desi ghee is a must-have.
And we know, Indians love desi ghee on their rotis and nans,so that’s not even an issue!
Since time immemorial, saffron or kesar is said to be the ultimate source of health and beauty. Consume it with milk everyday to improve your body’s resistance power and get rid of any potential illness. Also, a quick tip for the women out there, add kesar in malai and massage your face with it to attain a spotless, radiant and clean skin!
Rich source of vitamin A, C, zinc, iron and calcium, Tulsi, since the ancient era is known to fight all cold-borne diseases like pneumonia, cough, sinusitis, respiratory disorders and cold. Add it in your tea or curd to get the best of it. You can easily get hands on a Tulsi plant as it grows in our houses or inthe neighborhood in abundance.
Eliminate all sorts of artificial sugars and start consuming Jaggery. Known to cure a cough, cold, migraine, asthma, fatigue and indigestion Jaggery is a rich source of various vitamins and minerals like magnesium, potassium, iron and phosphorous. It keeps your body warm in winters and is used in cooking variety of sweets like ladoos, chakkis, and many other delicious desserts!
It is important to eat right and healthy food to be strong from within. With winter, comes cold, fever, and fatigue but you can beat it all with healthy food that keeps you warm and energetic.
Winter is coming and so is The B.Y.O.H Food Fest to make your winters warm and cozy!
come to join us at The B.Y.O.H Food Fest. Have a taste of numerous dishes with the regional twist.
Bring Your Own Hunger because we got the rest covered! BYOH is a uniquely planned and tastefully curated Food festival guaranteed to satiate the craving of all you foodies out there. We have brought all the real flavours of Delhi right from the by lanes of Old Delhi to the Fine diners of South Delhi to the funky cafes from North and booze to complement your favourites. You are sure to find everything here. And that’s not all; we have curated some really cool shopping brands which you won’t be able to resist.
Inviting all food enthusiasts, food lovers and food nerds from all over India to come and join us at The B.Y.O.H Food Fest. This festive season let’s celebrate ‘Dilli Ki Sardi Mein Dilli Ka Swaad’ at B.Y.O.H with a Bang and a Boom!
Venue: Ansal Plaza, Khel Gaon, New Delhi
DATES: 23rd – 25th DECEMBER
TIME: 12 PM – 10 PM