Winter Is Coming – Diet Essentials

Winters are coming and so are fever, cough, flu, cold hands and feet. Layer yourself from the outside and add these 5 food items to your diet to keep yourself warm from the inside.

Ginger helps reduce high cholesterol level and is considered the best choice to keep the body fit during winters. It has antibacterial properties that help in treating cough and cold.  It can be chewed raw or added to soup or any other dishes to enhance the flavor.


It is crowned the king in combating cold, flu or cough during winter. Honey doesn’t add calories and is also beneficial in keeping the body warm.


A variety of nuts like peanuts, walnuts and almonds are packed with good cholesterol, vitamins, fibre and Omega-3 fatty acids. They make a great snack during winters, as they are naturally hot food items.


Cinnamon shields you from the dipping temperatures. Add it to any cooked dish or to soup and salad to add flavour or use it while making warm beverages like tea.


Garlic has antibacterial properties that keep one away from the common winter diseases such as cold, cough and throat irritations. It keeps the cholesterol level in control, thus aiding good health during winters. One can have three to four garlic cloves daily  or add it to cooked dishes for a flavorsome meal.