01/20Here are some healthy foods to feast on this season if a healthy diet is on your mind

Here are some healthy foods to feast on this season if a healthy diet is on your mind

Come winter, most of us tend to feel low and depressed. We bet you have heard of the winter blues, right? You may also start to feel lethargic and lazy. And if you are depending on sugary snacks to uplift your energy, then trust us when we say that they will lead to unnecessary weight gain. Want to avoid that whilst at the same time need foods to ensure you feel energetic this season? Here are the foods to add to your diet...

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02/20Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

They say eat what you don't like and for good reason. Brussels sprouts may not be popular for its flavour, but it is loaded with health benefits. It is also a rich source of fibre, vitamins K and C. It will also provide you with the energy you need in the cold season.
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03/20Broccoli

Broccoli

If there is a vegetable you need to add to your diet this winter, let it be broccoli. The health benefits you can obtain from it are immense. This vegetable is loaded with vitamins E, B6, and A.


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04/20Artichokes

Artichokes

Artichokes have many health benefits. Regularly consuming it can improve bone health and keep them strong. This vegetable could also protect against heart disease. Artichokes are also loaded with dietary fibre and vitamin K.

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05/20Coconut

Coconut

Coconut is a rich source of medium-chain triglycerides. These are the kind of fats the body can absorb more easily. It is good for the body and will fuel you with energy to get you through the day. Consume coconut regularly. It makes for a great snack too.

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06/20Avocado

Avocado

Avocados have become a huge health trend. They are not only yummy to consume, but they are also packed with a lot of nutrition. This fruit is also extremely good for your skin. More importantly, this fruit is very satisfying to eat. It will keep you feeling full for longer and provide you with loads of energy.

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07/20Whole grains

Whole grains

Whole grains are packed with carbohydrates and protein to provide you with energy so your body can run efficiently. Make sure to incorporate foods like wheat bread and oatmeals. The body can better digest these kinds of foods better than grains that are processed.

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08/20Ginger

Ginger

Ginger is a powerhouse of healing properties that are beneficial for your health in many ways, from boosting energy to improving blood circulation. You can use fresh ginger or as a ground powder. Make a simple salad dressing with it or add it to your meals for flavour and to gain nutrition.

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09/20Eggs

Eggs

Eggs contain loads of nutrition and should be consumed all year round. They are rich in protein and amino acids, which can help improve your cognitive skills. You can consume eggs anytime you want - breakfast, lunch or dinner - and the choice is yours. Boil, bake or fry them. Just be sure to consume them regularly.

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10/20Beans

Beans

Beans are one of the best foods to consume in winter. Best of all they are easily accessible and come in many varieties - garbanzos, lentils, and black beans. More importantly, they are loaded with carbs, protein and fibre. You can enjoy beans in a salad, curry, or a hearty Mexican dish loaded with the works.

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