Traveling from a warm region to a cold destination? Fret not. Nature has blessed us with a variety of foods which can keep us warm. Some categories the food into 3 categories: The cooling food, the neutral food and the heat generating food. So before you take your vacation to a cold region, prepare your body and include these foods which can make you combat the cold.
Almond which is a dry fruit is great for generating heat in the body. It is also good for the heart and cures Anaemia. Have them raw without soaking in water, as soaking them in water would remove the heat.
Saffron consumed in any form helps keep the cold at bay. You can mix them in your tea, juices, milk or just sprinkle some on your gravy. It also gives a pleasant smell and taste.
Dates are a rich source of iron and it benefits overall health. It was Prophet SAW habit to soak some dates in water and drink the water in the morning. Dates also generates heat in the body. Add them to your smoothies or snack on them.
Honey being the food of all food, is very beneficial for the health and overall immunity. It also helps to keep the body warm. Slather some Honey on your toast, use them instead of sugar or just have them plain.
Pepper is used for flavoring food and giving it a zing! It also generates heat in the body along with the digestive and antibacterial property. It’s time you shake up the pepper bottle on your table more often.
This one wouldn’t come as a surprise much as your craving for coffee peaks up in the winters. While all hot drinks make you feel warm for some while, tea generally cools the body. So sip up the sweet bitter Coffee - one of the most consumed drink around the world.
Ginger with its medicinal properties is one of the best items to combat cold. It relieves sore throat, coughs, cold and generates heat to the body. Have them as Ginger ale, incorporate this herb while cooking or just cut them finely and garnish over your food.
So stay warm and healthy in your new winter destination. Have fun!