01/10Foods for the season of cloudbursts!

Foods for the season of cloudbursts!

The heat is gradually decreasing in our city after the scorching hot summers and now it's time to rain! While the season changes and brings us a better weather, it might also come in the way of our health if we don't maintain a healthy diet. To top it all, if you have a weak metabolism, you might be a weaker target to catch the common cold and cough. This is why, we have natural ways to stay fit with the numerous ailments that monsoon can bring to us. And that's to include a list of foods to tweak in our daily diet. This is the season where you must keep your metabolism strong and have a lighter digestive system.




Drinking some beetroot juice will sure do you some good during monsoon. But you could also try grating some of it with grated carrots and stir fry it with little cumin seeds and grounded black pepper. Beetroots are rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals that work wonders for your health in this gloomy season. It helps in detoxifying your body and also helps you in keeping good stamina.




This one fruit is the perfect inclusion for a healthy diet. It's full of vitamins and protein which helps you keep a strong metabolism, something that is very much needed for this season. Pomegranate also helps in keeping the digestive system clean and healthy while it also boosts your immunity and helps in keeping you away from illnesses.




Monsoon means high chances of illnesses and that's when the oldest saying 'An apple a day keeps a doctor away' comes handy. It's as true as it says. Munching on an apple everyday will keep you away from common illnesses and will also make your digestive system work properly.


05/10Black pepper

Black pepper

A pinch of black better on top of your omelette, khichdi or soup will do the trick that's needed during rainy season. They add such a good taste to your food, but along with taste it also brings good health to you. Black pepper cures cough, cold, fever, flu, muscular pain and other respiratory conditions.




Turmeric has a lot of health benefits and we've heard our mother and grandma say it time and again. Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and antibiotic agent. It is very well accepted by the immune system and that's one major reason why it's so beneficial during the monsoon season as it could bring in a lot of common illnesses. Turmeric also keeps your blood sugar levels under control. You can add half a teaspoon of turmeric to a glass full of milk and you'll do just fine throughout the season of downpour.




Pears work wonders for boosting the immunity system. These are also filled with vitamins and minerals, all of which shields you from any common monsoon diseases. They're also a good source of fiber and contains a good quantity of vitamin C, copper and vitamin B12.




The one thing that really gets you out of monsoon illness if at all is ginger tea. Ginger lifts your mood and also boosts your metabolism. So include some fresh ginger in your warm water every morning and squeeze in some lemon and a teaspoon of honey to make yourself some tasty ginger tea.




Nuts are always good for maintaining good health, but during monsoon they're especially needed to provide you with a good source of protein. They're low on fat and are packed with many nutrients which benefit your health quite much. Almonds enhance your digestive fire and keeps the sugar levels in check and also gives you the power to shield yourself from several diseases.




Garlic is that one food that works really well for your health for most of the times. And since it's filled with antioxidants, these cloves come handy for boosting the immunity. Garlic eases your digestive system and ensures the metabolic rate doesn't slow down. Add garlic to your daily diet and you'll see the change in your health.