Winter drinks: Five amazing heart-healthy hot beverages for cold weather

Winter is finally here and now that it’s that time of the year again when we try to keep ourselves warm with good food and drinks apart from usual warm layered clothing, footwear and other accessories.

While winter is the time to be a fashion trendsetter, it is also an ideal time to get cozy on with a good, hot cup of something delicious. Here’s a list of comforting hot drinks that will not only keep you warm and toasty, but can also improve your skin, immune system, heart health and other bodily functions.

Hot and sweet ginger tea

Ginger tea

A cup of hot and sweet ginger tea is one of the best drinks to have during winter. Ginger ha sbeen linked to a variety of health benefits, including reducing cardiovascular disease, common cold and flu boosting immune system. It also brings instant relief from nausea and indigestion. You can also add a little lemon juice if you like.

Hot cinnamon spice

Hot cinnamon spice

What healthier way to enjoy winter than cozying up with a delicious, hot cup of cinnamon. Cinnamon is one of the healthiest spices on the planet. Cinnamon has a range of health benefits from lowering blood sugar levels to reducing heart disease risk factors to treating muscle spasms, vomiting, diarrhea, infections, common cold, loss of appetite, and erectile dysfunction (ED).

Hot coffee

Coffee

Consuming coffee seems to be proving some exciting news, especially for those coffeee lovers. It is believed that coffee can help protect against type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease, liver cancer, and promote a healthy heart.

Green tea

Green tea

All of us know that green tea is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body. Aids in weight loss, green tea acts as a perfect hot drink in between meals during the day or evening as it is light and contains minimal caffeine in it. Green teahas been proven to lower a number of ailments such as – cardiovascular diseases, high cholesterol levels, rheumatoid arthritis, infection, various types of cancer, etc.

Black tea

Black tea

One of the most widely consumed teas, black tea contains a large amounts of antioxidants and also has minimal contents of sodium, proteins, and carbohydrates. Black tea can help treat diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, asthma. The antioxidants in black tea is good for heart health and can help prevent certain types of cancer.

 

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