7 Foods to add to your Diet during the Rainy Season

Ginger
Tea is the first thing that comes to mind when I think about rain thus adding ginger to your tea recipe should be a no brainer. It’s an unrelenting and effective antidote to your rainy season health conditions like nausea, diarrhea and more.
 
Pears
Pears have one of the lowest calories as they provide a mild 58 calories per 100g, they also contain an adequate amount of vitamin C and antioxidants which help protect the body from free radicals. The vast benefits of this underrated food would surely help in keeping you safe from diseases associated with the rains.
 
Almonds
The crunchy, brown skinned nuts are filled with important nutrients and are also a good source of protein. Quite low on fat, almonds are a great source of vitamin E, protein and unsaturated fats which help prevent cardiovascular heart diseases. Plus, it is a great snack to have while you are on a diet.
 
Apples
“An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. It’s been proven that eating an apple everyday as a part of your balanced, healthy diet reduces the risk of hypertension, cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Apples are full of antioxidants to help protect you from diseases that are common during the rains. It also makes sure that your digestive system is functioning properly.
 
Pomegranate
 The nutritional benefits of pomegranate are vast, aside from being packed with vitamins, notably vitamin A, C and E as well as folic acid, they are also super delicious and healthy at the same time. They also help in maintaining an effective blood circulation to help keep your body temperature stable during the cold weather.
 
Beetroot
Packed with the goodness of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals, including potassium, fibre, and folic acid, they are also low in calories. This veggie’s detoxifying properties are also on the high which makes it a super effective detox drink. A glass of beetroot juice every day during the rains would help increase digestion, fight inflammatory and boost your energy.
Water
Last, but never the least, it is very essential to keep yourself hydrated. The recommended intake of water is eight 8-ounce glasses, which is equivalent to about half a gallon and this mustn’t change due to the weather being cooler. Make sure you choose warm water to regulate your system and stabilize your systems metabolism.
May 25, 2017 by Ifeanyi Nkemneme
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