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Winter foods to keep us warm: Nutritionist shares tips

Updated On Jan 30, 2023 11:34 AM IST
  • Whole pulses such as moong, channa and matki help in fighting off the chill and keeping the body warm.
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The winter is here, and while this is the season to relish on lip-smacking dishes, we also need to be careful to keep ourselves fit so that we do not fall sick by the sudden drop in the temperature. Addressing this, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee wrote, “During winter as the temperature decreases, our metabolism slows down to conserve energy and keep our body warmth intact. The way to combat this is to eat foods that generate heat and helps increase metabolism.” (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 30, 2023 11:34 AM IST

The winter is here, and while this is the season to relish on lip-smacking dishes, we also need to be careful to keep ourselves fit so that we do not fall sick by the sudden drop in the temperature. Addressing this, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee wrote, “During winter as the temperature decreases, our metabolism slows down to conserve energy and keep our body warmth intact. The way to combat this is to eat foods that generate heat and helps increase metabolism.” (Unsplash)

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Anjali further noted down a list of winter foods that should be consumed in order to stay healthy. Corn is one such food item which is rich in warming properties. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 30, 2023 11:34 AM IST

Anjali further noted down a list of winter foods that should be consumed in order to stay healthy. Corn is one such food item which is rich in warming properties. (Unsplash)

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Spines such as cinnamon and ginger help in boosting circulation of the body and keeping diseases at bay. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Spines such as cinnamon and ginger help in boosting circulation of the body and keeping diseases at bay. (Unsplash)

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Turmeric comes with anti-inflammatory benefits that helps in keeping the body healthy, fit and warm throughout the winter season. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Turmeric comes with anti-inflammatory benefits that helps in keeping the body healthy, fit and warm throughout the winter season. (Unsplash)

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Whole pulses such as moong, channa and matki help in fighting off the chill and keeping the body warm. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 30, 2023 11:34 AM IST

Whole pulses such as moong, channa and matki help in fighting off the chill and keeping the body warm. (Unsplash)

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The nutritionist further suggested that instead of ready-mix soups, we should prepare nutritious homemade soups and stews. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 30, 2023 11:34 AM IST

The nutritionist further suggested that instead of ready-mix soups, we should prepare nutritious homemade soups and stews. (Unsplash)

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