Aside from adjusting your day to day habits for the fall season to boost your immune system, it's also good to take a look at your normal diet routine and make changes to it! It's a great opportunity to take a look at what's in season and what we should probably stop eating as the weather gets chillier! Staying in tune with the seasons can help us stay healthy all year round!
So if you've been keeping up a healthy diet of smoothies in the morning, you're probably not as keen to drinking a cold smoothing first thing in the morning. *shiver* But fear not! You can still stick to your smoothie breakfasts, just swap out the cubes and add hot water in! Not really feeling the hot smoothie? You can try swapping out your smoothies for a hot blended drinks! Some popular fall drinks are pumpkin spice latte & chai mocha latte.
If you skipped out on soups during the summer months cause it was just too hot to stomach, now is the perfect weather to bring it back in! Nothing beats a hot bowl of soup on a cold autumn day~ And, there are plenty of recipes out there that are easy and quick to whip up! A few of our favorites are roasted tomato soup, broccoli cheddar soup, loaded cauliflower soup, and butternut squash soup!
Aside from hot soups to warm up your belly, hot tea are also great! Some popular teas for the fall are hot apple spice, cinnamon spice, apple cinnamon, pumpkin spice, and African autumn tea! Many people tend to overlook the fact that we need to stay as hydrated during the colder seasons! Make sure you're still getting at least 6 glasses of water daily~
Fall is an especially important time to load up on delicious, nutritional, seasonal foods! Why is it important? Well, seasonal foods provide just the nutrients we need during that time of the year. Fall and winter vegetables have nutrients that can help boost our immunity and fend off the cold. Check locally to see what fruits and vegetables are in season as it depends where you live.
These are just a few tips to help tune our bodies in for this fall season. Once you slowly get into the habit of incorporating these changes into your diet, you may see some improvement to your overall wellbeing~ Which of this healthy food habit will you be incorporating into your routine?