IMMUNITY BOOST: These seven spices can help in boosting your immunity in this winter season
We are feeling cold wind along with fog every morning. The change in weather often affects our health.
Since the beginning of January, the cold is increasing with every day. We are feeling cold wind along with fog every morning. The change in weather often affects our health. If we look around us, many people are facing problems like colds, flu, and flu during this season. To deal with all these problems, you must make your body and immunity strong. You can strengthen your immunity by following the right diet. Do you know that there were many such spices present in our kitchen that help in increasing our immunity? These spices not only enhance the taste of our food but can also improve immunity. Here today we have prepared a list of some such spices which you should consume in this cold season!
These seven spices can help in strengthening immunity:
Black pepper is a common whole spice found in the Indian kitchen. It is known to have many health benefits including taste. Cloves contain anti-oxidants, anti-microbial, anti-viral, and analgesic vitamins, and minerals along with many other nutritious elements which benefit us a lot. If you have a cold, then drinking clove tea can give you relief in it.
2. Black pepper
Black pepper has antibacterial and antibiotic properties. It promotes the absorption of nutrients in the body, thereby boosting our immunity system. The high Vitamin C content in black pepper also makes it a great immunity-boosting ingredient. You can use black pepper to make decoction or tea.
Cardamom is commonly used in sweet dishes and curries to enhance flavor and aroma. It is available in the form of small and large cardamom which are green and black. It is loaded with antioxidants and minerals and both of them are considered good for boosting immunity.
Turmeric is used in most dishes which gives them a wonderful color. This spice has antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is considered useful for treating the common cold and sore throat. Perhaps, this is the reason why many of us consume turmeric milk during the winter season.
Antioxidants are also present in cinnamon and anti-inflammatory properties are found in it. Apart from this, cinnamon is also considered for your heart. Cinnamon can also help in keeping your blood sugar level under control.
Fennel seeds are also packed with a variety of anti-inflammatories and antioxidants that can help ease colds, coughs, and flu. According to the book 'Healing Foods by DK Publishing House, a syrup made from the juice of fennel seeds has traditionally been used to thin mucus. Fennel seeds are a good source of Vitamin C, which fights free radicals and helps strengthen our immune system against seasonal infections.
Nutmeg is a hot spice, which means it is used in savory dishes and sweets. Nutmeg also has strong antibacterial properties that help boost your immunity by helping you recover faster when you are ill.
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