Foods that Keep Your Body Warm
When most people think of Christmas, they think of Christmas, presents and fun time with the family. However, people also think about the cold and chilly weather. While it is nice to see snow and ice decorating your house, it can also be too easy to fall sick due to the chillier weather. Whatever climate, time or season it is, this post will tell you about some great foods that will help you stay warm.
Oatmeal contains a powerful starch called beta-glucan which studies show that 3 grams a day in your oats can reduce cholesterol levels by 5 to 10%. This benefit to your cholesterol level can be taken no matter where your cholesterol level is currently at. Oatmeal is the perfect mixture of fiber and plant-based protein to help you satisfy your hunger and stay warm and full. Top your oatmeal with almond butter and chia seeds for extra comfort.
Avocados have the perfect amount of fat to help you stay warm and healthy in cold climate. The perfect snack, avocados help satisfy your appetite with just the right amount of calories. The fat in avocados are healthy and will help your body naturally insulate against the cold. Go to your grocery store today to pick up some fresh avocados.
Brussel sprouts are one of the perfect superfoods that will help you combat cold symptoms. Even if you are already dealing with an onset of the common flu, you can benefit by drinking some Brussel sprout soup or roasting some Brussel sprouts with olive oil. Brussel sprouts have a huge amount of vitamin C, about 74.8 milligrams a cup! Have some Brussel sprouts today to stay warm. This brightly colored vegetable has also been shown to reduce the length of cold symptoms.
Who doesn’t love a hearty bowl of chili? A hearty bowl of chili will speed up your metabolism. The peppers in chili stew have a capsaicin which will help you keep off fat and boost up your metabolism. The beans in your chili stew also have lots of protein to give you strong muscles and keep the chill away.