It is monsoon already and it brings along a lot of health issues. It tends to reduce the immunity and makes it easier for your body to become sick. Adding spices like turmeric, asafoetida (hing), mustard, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, cloves, pepper, ginger, garlic etc. can help your body in many ways. Rich in anti-bacterial properties spices helps in digestion, oral health and many other health issues. Here are a few spices you must include in your diet during monsoon for a healthier you.
Cinnamon: Apart from having amazing immunity-boosting properties cinnamon aids digestion and helps regulate the production of insulin and the breakdown of carbohydrates better. This, in turn, accelerates the absorption of nutrients from the foods, making you feel full making cinnamon a great ingredient for weight loss too.
Ginger: Ginger is very popular and its flavour is by all. But very few people know that it is one of the best spices to boost immunity. It is also loaded with various other health benefits. It helps boost your metabolism and only a cup of ginger tea or 'kadha' made out of ginger can help to kick out infections like flu, cough and cold that are very common during monsoon.
Turmeric: Probably India's favourite spice during monsoon and all the other time is turmeric. It is a staple in a basic Indian cuisine. It is rich in immune-boosting ingredient and that prevents a lot of health issues during monsoon especially. Sick during monsoon? Turmeric milk at your rescue.
Pepper: Black pepper has been a vital part of the Indian cuisine. Not only does it enhance the taste of the food, but pepper also has numerous health benefits. This spice is very well-known for boosting immunity.
Fenugreek: Known as methi in India is rich in vitamin C, A calcium and various other minerals. It is rich in antioxidants and therefore can help boost your immunity. It is beneficial to keep blood sugar in control, which means it is great for diabetics. It also gives you glowing skin and improves hair growth. Methi seeds can also increase breast milk supply.