5 foods that’ll help you stay healthy in the monsoon

Published: August 1, 2019
Email
PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE

Monsoon is the season of germs. As in, we love the smell of wet mud and the sound of raindrops but we certainly don’t love the bacterial infections and sickness that comes along with it.

Coughs, colds and diarrhea are common problems when it’s raining so it’s important to eat right during the time. As compiled from Pinkvilla, here are some healthy and safe foods you can consume during monsoon to keep yourself from falling sick.

Bitter Gourds

PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE

Bitter Gourds may be terrible to taste but they are very high in nutritional value. Known as karelay in Urdu, these greens contain vitamin C which boosts immunity, along with antiviral properties which help you stay healthy and fit.

Got dandruff? Try these effective natural remedies

Garlic

PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE

Garlic may make your mouth smell foul but hey, if you as us, that’s better than falling sick. It is rich in antioxidants and boosts metabolism and immunity, whilst ensuring that your body is fit to fight any bacteria and infections.

Ginger

PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE

Ginger, as we all know, has many medicinal qualities. It is known to boost your metabolism and ease the digestion of food in your system. It also has immunity-boosting properties and helps you stay warm and healthy.

Turmeric

PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE

Turmeric is also known to be of great medicinal value. It is a great antibiotic and antiseptic herb which boosts your immunity and helps you heal. A glass of haldi doodh can do wonders for your health and skin.

Sprouts

PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE

Sprouts are packed with proteins and vitamins. They boost your immunity and help your body combat any infections or bacteria.

Have something to add to the story? Share it in the comments below.

Facebook Conversations

Leave Your Reply Below

Your comments may appear in The Express Tribune paper. For this reason we encourage you to provide your city. The Express Tribune does not bear any responsibility for user comments.

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see our Comments FAQ.

More in Life & Style