The cold cosy Winter season is always loved by everyone! I remember in our school times, wearing colorful winter clothing, socks and playing outdoor was more exciting than today’s digital school. Tiffin with colourful citrus fruits, a warm water bottle, and lots of nutritious dry fruits was another craving. Strangely, the winter season has been looked at as the season of sickness and diseases, however, recent studies disagree with it. Winters are nourishing and a great season to build immunity and health through food and lifestyle.
The amazing fact is, studies have found out that the colder temperatures can trigger a boost to our immune system, which may help us in preventing infections.
Let’s look out for the available sources of the winter season that helps out to keep you healthy.
Winters are the most favourite seasonal time to enjoy and make your health. It is a fruitful season loaded with natural vitamin and mineral sources.
So, in this article, let’s put aside the negative impacts of cold weather and look at the brighter side of it.
Let’s go through the list of fruits before you go shopping this winter,
A fruit of paradise, well known from the ancient ages and a super winter delicacy. Pomegranate is a good source of vitamins, protein, fiber, folate, and potassium recommended for good health. It is a rich source of polyphenol anti-oxidants, and thus helps boost immunity. There is an interesting fact about this fruit. Studies say the anti-inflammatory properties of pomegranate may help reduce the risk prevents the growth of tumour cells/cancer within the body. So this fruit is the best solution to combat free radical damage in your body.
Orange is categorized under the citrus family and referred as the most available rich source of Vitamin C. As soon as the winter season begins, fruits like oranges remain a must-buy fruit in the shopping bag. It is the best source to enhance immunity, especially during the winter season.
This is an incredibly delicious, a bit thorny but tender pulpy yellow fruit from inside always liked by children. Pineapple fruit is high in fiber content and well known historical fruit. Pineapple contains bromelain which has anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. It has wonderful medicinal properties so don’t forget to put this fruit in your shopping basket….! You will love to eat it.
- Amla (Indian gooseberry)
A fully loaded juicy fruit with an abundant quantity of vitamins, anti-oxidant and essential micronutrients is the identity of Amla. In fact, according to studies, amla contains 600–700 mg of vitamin C. This fruit has great importance according to Ayurveda. Amla fruit is enjoyed in various forms like juice, powder, candy, pickles, or just raw fruit. Adding Amla powder or candy to your meal is a convenient way to squeeze some extra nutrients into your diet. Amla juice is not only versatile and delicious but also highly nutritious and associated with a variety of health benefits.
The heart-shaped deep red pulpy fruit enjoyed during winters is none other than Strawberry. Any vendor in the market with a bundle of strawberries catches your attention. It’s a fruit with soo tiny seeds aligned outside the fruit convenient for children to gulp it. A strawberry is packed with vitamins, fiber, and particularly high levels of anti-oxidants, cholesterol-free, and low-calorie fruit.
Enjoy these colorful fruits in winters and build your winter immunity to stay strong before the beginning of summers.