Top 10 Foods That Can Keep You Warm In Winter

Winter is a beautiful weather until you get that never ending cough and cold. One can easily get confused with what to eat and which food items to avoid. It is quite necessary that we add few food items in our diet that can help us to keep our body warm. Below is top 10 foods list to help you keep warm and fit in winter season:

1. Ginger:

Ginger is commonly found in our kitchen. It helps in maintaining a warm temperature within our body. As an added advantage, it also improves digestion and helps in healing cough and cold.

2. Cinnamon:
Cinnamon boosts metabolism and also generates heat in the body. Simply add it to your coffee or milkshake and enjoy.
3. Turmeric:
Turmeric has healing properties and it’s natural antiseptic. It’s known to reduce inflammation and keep the body warm. It can be added in curries. Add a pinch of turmeric in a hot glass of milk to enjoy it’s benefits regularly.
4. Honey:
Honey has medicinal properties that help in dealing with cold and flu in winter. It is also warm in nature and can be enjoyed with milk and baked food items.
5. Dry fruits:
Consuming dry fruits as a quick snack helps in generating heat in the body. 
6. Eggs:
Eggs are a rich source of proteins and vitamins. Hence they give us strength to fight infections in winter. They also boost energy in the body.
7. Hot soups:
Hot and comforting bowl of a soup in winter…yum. Hot soups are one of the healthiest ways to stay warm in winter. 
8. Saffron:
Saffron helps in maintaining our health during winter and also gives us a glowing skin. 
Add a few strands of saffron in milk daily to keep you warm in winter.
9. Ghee/Clarified Butter:
Ghee is not that bad. Ghee is a healthy fat that cuts the bad fat in your body. 
Ghee in moderate quantities can actually keep our body warm and gives a glowing skin.
10. Pepper:
Black or white pepper also helps in keeping the body warm in winter. 
They are excellent for fighting with cough and cold in winter.


  1. So interesting! I never would have thought about certain foods keeping you warm…except for maybe spicy food. LOL

  2. I didn't know that certain spices help your body maintain heat. I usually just reach for something warm to consume. But now that I live on the Gulf Coast, cold weather isn't much of a concern.

  3. Loved this! We eat a lot of eggs in my house and i had no idea those kept you warm! But now I want to make soup for dinner tonight!

  4. Let's not forget onions and garlic. They also have antiseptic and antibacterial properties and are an excellent natural remedy against colds.

  5. I've been on a turmeric and ginger kick lately to relieve inflammation and notice my circulation is much better. No more cold toes!!

  6. Ginger is so true, I had a sweet potato and ginger soup today and I swear it warmed me up in a second! Great post

  7. I totally agree with your list! Especially with Ginger and Honey, they personally work best for me. Awesome Post!

  8. I bet ginger is really perfect in winter. My hubby loves to make ginger tea to keep him warm. It works for us.

  9. Nice post, thank you for sharing the blog, its very interesting and informative blog.

  10. Love this, its summer here but the weather is not so good I have a cold and I would do with a warm soup, love the list you put together:)

  11. great post, I want to start eating more ginger and tumeric for digestive reasons, and warm soups in winter is like totally a given, love trying to come up w/ new ideas and recipes that are warming 🙂 thanks for sharing!xx Bee

  12. Ginger is my favorite. You should also add garlic and peanuts.

  13. wow Nice article. so informative, i will surely try out these !

  14. I need to keep these in mind. Living in Canada we have very cold winters and I'm always looking for ways to warm up!

  15. Nice list! I've rarely met a soup I didn't like, so I'm glad to see soup on your list.

  16. Great compilation..Surprisingly I consume all of these foods and spices in winters 🙂

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