Ghee iscone of the most easily digestible fats that generates instant heat and energy to keep body warm, consumption of ghee in moderate amount will keep skin from getting flaky and dry.
2. Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are rich in fibre, vitamin A, vitamin C and Potassium also high in nutrients. Consumption of sweet potatoes on regular basis will help in curing constipation, boosting immunity and reduce inflammation.
Dates can also be used in a variety of desserts as a natural sweetener. Dates contain lots of health benefits. They are beneficial for arthritis patients and can also treat osteoporosis, great source of vitamins, minerals, fibres and calcium.
Jaggery is rich in iron, it is maintain adequate iron levels during winters it also acts as a powerful lung cleanser. This is healthy sugar alternative has immense warming properties.
Millets are low in glycemic, high in fibre and contains lots of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. You can consume ragi and bajra in winters because they provide warmth to the body. Ragi helps in improving digestion. Also help with conditions like insomnia, anxiety and depression.
Bajra is also rich in fibre and vitamin B promotes muscle gain and helps to keep body warm in winter. You can prepare chapatti, laddoos, crackers even khichdi also. A variety of cuisines can be made from it like bhakri, thalipeeth etc.
If your gut health is not a concern then its best way to give a break to regular grains a break and turn to winter grains like bajra, maize, ragi etc
6. Mustard leaves or Sarso Ka Saag
Winters for Indian are the time to binge on platters of sarso ka saag and makke ki roti that provide heat that needs in cold weather. This combination is not only delicious it also loaded with powerful antioxidants like vitamin K, A and C and minerals also. It provides various health benefits to people suffering from heart diseases, asthma, menopausal symptoms and also boost up immunity.
Gond is used in ayurvedic medicines due to its therapeutic properties, gond helps in maintaining good health especially in winters. Its keep body warm and strengthen immunity to deal with winter related infections. Gond also helps in lactation, great for gut health, cure mouth ulcers, keeps you feel calm.
Soups has many health benefits, it support immune system its warmth help you open up those nasal passages but spices and other ingredients can quell stuffiness, ease throat pain release pressure.