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10 Best Foods To Eat This Chilly Season

Updated on August 15, 2015

A Good Chop With Eggs, Sardine, Meat And Vegetables

A Chop Plate
A Chop Plate | Source


Good weather come and goes. In fact, it would be unreasonable to day this weather is bad and that weather is good. That storm you term bad has its blessing in disguise. That heavy rain fall brings with it blessings that make the earth bring forth food for man and beasts; birds and the natural vegetation.

Significance Of The Weather

Weather goes round the earth all year round. The weather determined what the earth shall produce. Too much rain or no rain at all is a sign of poor production or no food at all (famine). As we are all aware, a fair and good weather is a symbol that all will be well.

Chilly Conditions

: The winter in nearly all European countries and the Harmattan in Sub-Saharan Africa is cool and chilly. It is ever de-hydrating. It is not a sign that a cold or flu virus is raging , and therefore, you do not have the business to see your doctor for a cold or flu shut. Neither should you go and get a cold remedy over the counter (OTC). With the exception that you are infected with a cold virus, that has not been identify before, it can be understand that a shut to contain and control its spread pending certification drugs. Again, it is expect that some persons are likely carriers of the cold virus and at this cold season, it can roar its urgle head and affect the carriers and other persons with cold symptoms like a running nose. This can lead to pain in the chest. It can further generate feverish feeling.

Warm Clothing Helps During A Cold Weather But Good Food Works Best

A Girl Wearing A Warm Cloth
A Girl Wearing A Warm Cloth | Source

The Best 10 Foods To Eat

The best 10 foods to eat include eggs, lean and fatty meats, oily fishes, nuts and seeds; vegetables, citrus fruits, beans, vegetable fat and omega -3 fortified foods. All these most be sourced from inorganic gardens or farms. You can easily get them from good health food stores. Read label well that you are getting the best for your money.

Markets where these items are sold can be easily locate every where. The good thing about this is that you can even buy them online!

Fish And Fish Products

Fish is the best source of protein food for human beings. It must be a primary food item in all our diet this season. Sardines, mullets, tuna, baracunda and many other oily fishes are more to be desire now than ever. These provide additional heat from their oils. Additional benefits are that these oily fishes contained the essential omega -3 and -6 fatty acid. These help maintain a good and healthy heart. Get the best you can from fresh, frozen or dried sources. Shrimps, oysters, lobsters and clams etc are important in the diet.

Fresh Mullet And Sardines That I harvest

Fishes | Source

Fried Mullets

A Plate Of Fried Mullets
A Plate Of Fried Mullets | Source

Cooked Eggs

  1. Eggs are as good as fishes. The protein in egg is more complete than any other source of protein. Protein is life and sustains life. Egg protein has all the essential amino acid or building blocks that the body need for growth, repair and replacement of the wear and tear of the body. An egg three times in the week is okay. But daily intake of this good stuff can lead to serious ill-health by some authority. Recently, due to another research, daily ingestion of an egg is being suggested. But much is still to be learnt from this latest research. Eggs provide more health benefits of containing essential minerals and by most, the anti oxidant necessary for eye health and vision. When eggs are mentioned, majority only think of poultry products and birds. Little is said of fish eggs. Female fish produce eggs that ranked with birds eggs. The cooked or fried product tastes unpleasant to some persons. But eggs of dried fishes taste chummy and agreeable. Next time you buy dried Tilapia and baracunda, check the belly for some eggs and you will be glad you did for your good health.

Fresh Eggs From Small organic Farm

Fresh Eggs
Fresh Eggs | Source

Cooked Fish Egg Is Rare In Most Meals

A Fish Egg
A Fish Egg | Source


Bean provides vegetable protein. Beans also contain plenty of fibres, mineral and photochemical and unsaturated fatty acid. The protein in certain beans like soya, black bean and edemame can be as good as an egg but lacks few essential amino acid. If soya beans and kidney beans is combined, you can combine up to four differing beans to get all the essential amino acid found in an egg protein for a good diet. Beans are good to be eaten daily, or you can eat beans two or three times in the week. The Glicemic Index of all beans is low, and this made it an idea diet for heart health, diabetes mellitus and other heart challenges.


Oils are essential for cooking, for dressing meals and frying. It will give you two times the energy in a protein or carbohydrate. So oils provide extra body energy or heat. “Extra” virgin olive oil is gotten from the very first press of the olive fruit or vine. You can eat it without cooking in your salads or other meals. It is very rich in vitamin, mineral and photochemical. It tends to be costly than other olive oil brands. Coconut oil is another good oil source to consider. Its high mono-saturated chains make it idea oil for cooking or frying. Palm oil provides beta carotene for eye health. Oils from natural inorganic soils or plantations should be prefer to industrial or organic productions. Fish oils from cod and other marine products line sardines, mullets, tilapia, shrimp and oysters are good

Oils Provide Extra Energy In Our Foods



  1. 1. Fats are nowadays a challenging question in many minds. What is the best source of fats? Like vegetable oils, it is noted that some hundred years ago, fats do not pose any health issue to human diets until the advert of vegetable oils. What is the best source of fats than? Should vegetable fats be preferred to animal fats? Many are asking these questions because one way or another, they have been mislead by advertisement and are at a cross road. Natural inorganic fats from animals promote good and heart health. Animal fats include red meat, egg yolk, milk fat and butter. Animal fat like red meat is safe to eat regularly. Avocado is the best source of vegetable fats. Its fat is comparable to olive oil Animals that are grazed on fresh green grass tastes better than those feed with grains or the by-products of the cereal industries. If you doubt this, compared the yolk of two poultry eggs from domestic and industrial source. The red in the domestic egg is much richer in nutrient content and is better filling including the white than the industrialized farms. This is because during the milling processes, the nutrients in the grains removed for other commercial use. Then the by-products fortified with chemical products, not fit for human consumption given to the animais and birds. Always go for the products of the inorganic world. These whether animal or plants do not pose any health risk.

Meat From Grazing Cattle Feed On Green Grass Is Good For Heart Health

Avocados Have Excellent Health Promoting Nutrients

Avocado Fruits
Avocado Fruits | Source


A nut is not the same thing as a seed. Many nuts like peanut, walnuts, almonds and cashew nuts are good foods and to be enjoy much of this season I received a mail in my inbox few days ago from webmed. It recommended a handful of peanuts, 24 almonds, 7 walnuts and 18 pieces of cashew nuts as enough for a man. But if you think otherwise, a half cup of peanut as I preferred because I am a very action in jogging, aerobic exercise and swimming. An handful of peanut is not enough for me nor a handful of cashew nuts. Jogging more than half a mile regularly, I do need the extra energy to replace the burnt fuel for a healthy life.

Nuts Are Power Packed With Many Essential Nutrients

Citrus Fruits

  1. 1. All types of fruits are good. But pay special attention to citrus fruits this season. Lime, lemon, grape fruit, tangerine and oranges. This is easy to understand because these fruits have been proved to contain chemicals that that protects the health and boost the digestive respiratory and immune systems. A glass of warm lime or lemon juice in the morning before anything else is both a digestive and a cold remedy Its plus side is that it strengthened both the respiratory and immune systems. You can add a little powder ginger root to a glass of lime juice to enhanced its effect. As it is contents will help rehydrate the body is excellent.

Citrus Fruits Are Power Packed With Cold Resisting Antioxidants

Citrus Fruits
Citrus Fruits | Source


: Enjoy pumpkin seeds. Flaxed seeds likewise. These like nuts provide some oils that nourished the body into good health. Get the ones from organic gardens. These seeds provide polyunsaturated fats that promoted a healthy heart, good blood vessels and arteries.

Roasted Melon Seeds Are Full Of Health Properties

Roasted Melon Seeds
Roasted Melon Seeds | Source

Omega -3 Fortified Foods

  1. 1. Omega-3 fortified foods in the form of breads and other products are now available in most good health food stores. It is a food supplements. In the webmedicine news letter to me, it was suggested. In spite of the many and various foods we eat daily, we still have to supplement them with this stuff. I do not know why this is so, but suffice to say that majority of us will not get enough omega -3 and -6 in combined quantity and quality in our chop plates. I am a fisher. Sardines and mullets are two of my favorite catches. I always sundried my catches and extract the oils; so I and my family do not fall short of this challenge. At times, I even baked my “Ezekiel” bread.

Home Made Bread Can Be Enriched With Sardine Oil, Egg, Milk, etc

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Preparing Your Meal

How you prepare your meal is up to you. Many recipes are available online for the type of diet you badly want for breakfast, lunch or supper. You can use your imagination to prepare your fancy chop plate, provide it is nutritious and taste great. Mix your protein, for example eggs, fish, lean meat and beans with a glass of milk or tea. This gives you four different protein sources. The same thing applies to fats, nuts, fruits and seeds, etc. Have you tried a mixture of virgin olive oil and peanut oil in any of your meals or dressing of vegetables? I do regularly and I enjoy the health benefit.

A Good Chop Will Consist Of Fish, Egg, Meat And Various Vegetables, Herbs And Spices


Physical Activities

With all these said on food and nutrition, what good can our meals do if we are not physical active? Exercise is an excellent aid in food digestion.

Do your aerobic exercises as you scheduled. Do them indoors this time because the room temperature will be somehow warmer than the outside. This will keep your muscles in better sharp.

Non-aerobic exercises like jogging are best doing outside including games. Jog for at least half to one mile. Jog briskly. It will tone up and sharp your leg muscles especially. This will in addition condition all your body muscles.

I will not suggest swimming here because the water gets very chillier than the living room. Even if the swimming pool is slightly heated, on getting out you will get chilled again, and this is bad.

To your good health and mine this chilly season!

Miebakagh57 (Miebakagh Fiberesima) Copyright 2015.

I make Physical Activities Like Jogging My Life Style

Miebakagh | Source


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