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Healthy Foods Of Winter Season

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Every season comes with its own crop of bountiful foods. So, here we have compiled a list of some of the healthy foods of winter season. Contrary to the general belief, winter months actually brings some amazingly healthy food options for the health conscious people of today. These below mentioned winter delicacies can offer a number of health benefits like buffing the internal organs, burning calories, building immune system and fighting with harmful bacteria.


So, pay attention as we are decoding the healthy foods of winter season.     


Healthy Foods of Winter Season


1. Chestnuts


Known for being a staple and classic Christmas food item, Chestnuts are not very popular after the holidays gets over. But, in case you are aiming for some active muscle building, then Chestnuts would be the ideal choice. Chestnuts are further rich in nutrients such as B vitamins, potassium, copper and manganese. It is also considered to have medical properties that can cure common diseases such as cold and flu.


2. Butternut Squash


Butternut squash is known as one of the most versatile healthy foods of winter season. It can be prepared in various methods such as toasting, roasting, mashed and pureed. It is widely popular for being a full bodied food in almost all types of cooking. Rich in Vitamin A, butternut squash also has beta-carotene that can be used to fight serious diseases like cancers.


3. Sweet Potatoes


Widely available in market during months like November to December and April to May, Sweet potatoes are basically orange or yellow fleshed. These are widely appreciated for being a perfect combination of potatoes versatility and unconditional source of various health nutrients. Apart from all that fiber, Sweet potato is also loaded with nutrients like vitamins A, C and B6, potassium and manganese.


4. Grapefruit


The Prefect winter food would undoubtedly the Grapefruit. Its tart and tangy taste is widely appreciated. Rich in vitamin C, Grapefruit is also rich in other such as lycopene. It mainly has anti-cancer properties and further, grapefruit has been associated with reducing the prostate cancer changes in men.


Now that you know about the healthy foods of winter season, I am sure you will think creatively while utilizing these foods in your winter diets.


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Ecofoods's picture
which one of the chestnut you eat..it looks hard outside?