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5 Things To Eat To Make Winter Special

The chilly cold winter wind robbing your skin of its moisture accompanied by the warmth of the sunshine in which you love to bask, the celebrations and parties accompanied by cakes and sweets, which add extra calories to your diet are all that make up the winter season. Is that what you think? Then you must be unaware of the tasty and nutritious fruits and vegetables that this season has to offer.
Here’s a list of seasonal food that will keep you and your skin healthy and also help you manage your weight.

1) Cauliflower

Cauliflowers are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, protein, fiber, magnesium, potassium and many more. They contain antioxidants which enhances body’s ability to detoxify. They also contain sulforaphane which kills cancer stem cells thereby slowing tumor growth. Sulforaphane also improves blood pressure and kidney function.


2) Carrot

Carrots are low in calorie, high in nutrition, they reduce cholesterol and prevent heart attacks. They are rich source of poly-acetylene antioxidant, falcarinol which may help fight cancer. Vitamin C contained in carrots help in maintaining healthy gums, bones and connective tissues. They are also rich in carotenes and vitamin A.


3) Spinach

Spinach is very low in fats and calories and very high in fiber. It is a rich source of iron and vitamin A, vitamin C, lutein, zeaxanthin and beta-carotene which protects the body from several aging processes. It is a good source of nutrients like potassium, copper, zinc and it also contains omega 3 fatty acids.


4) Edamame

Isoflavones contained in edamame act like antioxidants and clears up harmful free radicals caused by sun exposure. It also preserves collagen which keeps the skin firm.


5) Orange

Beta-carotene, in oranges, is an antioxidants which protects the cells from being damaged and prevents immature aging. Oranges contain citrus limonoids which help in fighting some varieties of cancer. The soluble fibre helps in lowering cholesterol. Potassium boosts heart health and vitamin c neutralizes free radicals and protects cells.