, 2022-12-03 07:02:52,
Eating fruits in winter is a wonderful way to hydrate yourself and consume micronutrients to give your immunity a much-needed boost. Delicious, juicy and full of antioxidants, winter fruits are much-awaited and do not taste the same in off-season. Oranges, guavas, grapefruits, apples, pomegranate are all abundant in India during this time. According to studies, a diet rich in fruit and vegetables provides protection against cardiovascular disease, several cancers and other chronic diseases. Micronutrients such as carotenoids, flavonoids, and Vitamin C, have also been shown to improve immune function. (Also read: 7 winter superfoods for people with diabetes)
“Though winter season can make you feel dull and dreary, the sight of colourful winter fruits will definitely refresh your spirit. During this season, the immunity of an individual’s body decreases and becomes more susceptible to cold and other viral infections. Adding seasonally available fruits in your diet can improve overall health and boost your immunity against diseases,” says Manpreet Kaur Paul, Executive Nutritionist, Cloudnine Group of Hospitals, Faridabad.
Here is a list of some winter fruits suggested by Manpreet Kaur Paul that you definitely shouldn’t miss out on during these winters.
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