Some Good Winter Health Tips

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Winter is a season when a few people fall sick, catch flu, cold or cough and hence it is important for them to take care of their health and here is a list of a few winter health tips that guarantee an enjoyable winter with a healthy body free from any illness.

First and foremost, a balanced diet assures proper health throughout the year and a person should especially ensure to take meals that are properly balanced in terms of the vital nutrients like proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, fats and minerals in them. However in winter he should prefer fresh foods and seasonal food items. Vegetables and fruits can be eaten in the form of salads. Dry cereals, grains, nuts and grams can be consumed for these have very high nutrient value. To develop strength and the immunity and resistance power, foods with greater proportion of carbohydrates should be eaten.

He should drink plenty of water throughout the day to avoid dehydration. He should also include warm soups in his meals. Many people also consume alcohol to keep their body warmer to fight the cold. However, it should be taken in only lesser quantity and quite occasionally.

The benefits of exercising are many. However, in winter exercising is immensely important for a number of reasons. Exercises invigorates the body and develops the immunity system and resistance power of the body to fight with the flu, cold and cough and other illnesses that frequent during the winter. A workout at a gym or any physical activity like walking, jogging, running, cycling performed for about 45 minutes provides immense warm to the body as a lot of heat is generated as the calories burn.

He should always wear protective garments like sweaters and jackets to shield himself from the cold winds and falling temperatures.

A person can have an enjoyable winter by taking proper care of his health during this season by practicing the above winter health tips.