After the unbearable summer heat, the rains have finally arrived and are here to stay for the next couple of months. Although the monsoon has given us a much needed respite with a pleasant atmosphere, these pleasing moments might be spoiled by unwanted health conditions like cough, cold, diarrhoea, and flu. By paying some attention to your diet, you can be rest assured of sailing through the season healthier than ever. Keep reading this blog to find out the five organic foods that’ll not only be light on your digestive system, but will also boost your metabolic rate.
- Herbal Tea with Honey:
Blessed with anti-bacterial properties, a cup of organic green tea every morning is one of the best ways to enhance your immune system during this season. Add to it some organic honey and it’s just what you need to keep going.
- Turmeric Milk:
Known for its antibacterial and antiviral properties, this combination of organic turmeric & milk (haldi doodh) may protect your body from infections. Moreover, its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties may strengthen your immune system as well.
- Dry Fruits:
Apart from being a great evening snack, dry fruits like walnuts & cashews contain essential vitamins & minerals that are required to build immunity.
- Indian spices:
Immunity boosting spices like haldi, mustard, dhaniya, methi, cinnamon, garlic, ginger and curry leaves may help in better digestion and getting rid of allergies.
Having pulses is one of the best ways to boost immunity levels, since they’re rich in protein, thereby giving you all the energy you need to fight off illnesses.
Once you’ve incorporated these healthy foods in your diet, we’re pretty sure that you’ll spend more time enjoying the pleasant weather and less time fighting off illnesses.