Top three foods to eat in winter

Winter is here! Along with changing your wardrobe to warm and comfy clothes to paying off the heating bills, there is something else that we all must do to take care of ourselves during the cold climate. As the temperatures drop significantly, it is time to head to the kitchen and make a warm and delicious meal.

One of the key things to keep in mind while looking after your health during winter is to pay close attention to what your putting on your plate. To help you figure out some of the best foods to eat in this season, we have rounded up on top three winter foods.  

1.    Soup- One of the go- to meals that most of us like to eat during winter is a bowl full of delicious soup. Soups are healthy and loaded with a whole lot of nutrients that your body needs during cold climate. Opt for soups that are made with chicken broth or which have lot of healthy and fresh vegetables. Several studies have shown that soups help in weight loss by keeping you full for a couple of hours. This delicious meal also aids in proper digestion.

2.    Vitamin C foods- Make sure to incorporate foods rich in Vitamin C like Cauliflower, orange, broccoli, lemon and kiwi's in your diet. These foods help in boosting your immune system, which further helps in getting rid of common health ailments like cold, cough and flu.

3.   Oatmeal- One easy breakfast option during winter is oatmeal. This delicious meal is loaded with all the essential nutrients and is rich in Zinc. Zinc helps in proper functioning of the immune system. Oatmeal is also a soluble fibre, which is important for heart health.

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