Healthy winter snacks to keep you warm and fit this season


As the winter approaches, the body’s metabolism slows down to conserve energy and heat. In any case, the thought of leaving your warm, toasty rooms is terrifying, so exercise is also limited. Therefore, to stay healthy and active during the colder months of the year, it is essential to give up deep-fried snacks and other comfort food, and pack some healthy snacks like fox nuts, cinnamon cookies, oranges and carrots, say experts. Here’s a list healthy winter delights which can be easily consumed in the upcoming months.

Fruits and vegetables such as oranges, carrots and guavas are great to nibble on as well as get that extra vitamin C and vitamin A, which will strengthen your immunity, eyesight and give you great skin.

Eggs are another snack which can be rustled up quickly in the frying pan. Toss in some cut veggies and you have an any time ready snack. An egg contains 7gm protein with added antioxidants which are great to keep you warm and inoculated against the winter infections.

Roasted nuts such as cashew nuts also make a great snack. They are a rich source of vitamin E and have anti-aging properties that help your skin glow during the cold months.

Peanuts also make you feel fuller for longer and are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals. Having them roasted gives you a delightful sense of warmth and fullness.

Other nuts such as almonds and walnuts also make great snacks.