Ready to cozy up with foods that help keep you warm and vitalised this winter? If so, stick around. I'll show you how, instead of piling on the usual pounds that come from indulging in a few too many of the regular rich and creamy comfort-foods.
Read on for the low-down on the best warming foods to eat this winter. Ingredients and meals that are loaded with nutrients, antioxidants, and immune-boosting powers to keep you feeling warm, satiated, and energised.
WHAT'S THERMOGENESIS, AND HOW DOES IT WORK TO KEEP ME WARM?
Thermogenesis is the ability our body has to produce heat, through the food we eat.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) teaches us that different foods have warming or cooling properties. And we can use this knowledge to our advantage to help ourselves stay warm and healthy throughout the winter months.
Here's how that works according to TCM: