In winter we are experiencing frequent need to eat something sweet and there is nothing strange. From sweet mood increases because thanks to him to produce a large amount of joy hormones - endorphins.

But winter is not really suitable season for sweets despite the lack of fresh fruit and vegetables. It is necessary to pay attention to these products, which will help us to resist winter colds and preserve fresh and energetic.


Metabolism can not perform normally without water, the body is cleansed and the accumulated slag. Dehydration increases the chances of colds. So do not forget to drink more water or drinks without caffeine. Despite his desire, drink a cup of hot tea.


Natural yoghurt, ie that which contains sufficient quantities bifidus and acidophilus esensis (ie. probiotics) to promote weight control, healthy gastrointestinal tract and immune system strong. Average 100 g of fat-free yogurt contains 100 calories.


They are a good source of vitamins and trace minerals, especially selenium and zinc. The recommended serving is 75 grams per day (183 kcal).


One orange contains vitamin C daily rate Oranges are rich in flavonoids, which enhance the antioxidant effect of vitamin C. They are the cheapest winter source of ascorbic acid (vitamin C). One orange contains 60 calories. Grapefruit and kiwi contain even more of it.


It contains a natural "antibiotic" allicin, which helps to prevent complications after flu and colds. The use of one clove of garlic every day has the necessary preventive and antiseptic effect. It contains 3 kcal.


It is a good source of protein, iron, zinc and selenium, which help the body's cells to cope with various diseases. In winter, it is recommended to be combined with garlic and raw vegetables, because it increases the effectiveness of these products in the fight against colds. 100 grams of beef contains 120 calories.

Green peppers

They are one of the best sources of vitamin C in vegetables. Contained in peppers flavonoids enhance antioxidant action of the vitamin. Green peppers can be used in the preparation of winter dishes such as salad or side dish to meat. In 100 g of raw pepper contains 15 calories.

Nutritional Supplements

Many nutritional supplements (especially vitamin-mineral complexes) are recommended especially for autumn-winter and spring, when the immune system is weakened because of the cold weather and lack of vitamins. Others appear to be helpful in restoring the body after stress or exercise.

In food additives can enter components of plant, animal and mineral origin as the basis of natural and derived from biotechnology and chemical methods.
Dietary supplements taken in recommended doses do not cause addiction. But if the standards are exceeded (especially for a long time), this could have negative consequences.



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