Best Cold Weather Superfoods for Weight Loss

For that, you need super foods that contains a lot of vitamins and minerals. Some of these foods will help you to maintain fitness in an unfriendly and cold weather. Here’s the list of best Superfoods for cold weather.
Best Cold Weather Superfoods for Weight Loss
1. Broth or Tomato based soups

Clear soups, not creamy stews, can be powerful weight loss foods. “They help to fill you up, and you’ll fill up on more volume for [fewer] calories. With broth soup as a starter, you’ll eat less during your main meal, she added. “It’s the same thing with salads a good amount of volume with very few calories.”

2. Coffee

Hot coffee on a cold day can taste great, plus it has a weight-loss effect, as long as you don’t load it with cream and sugar. “It’s essentially flavored water, so it’s also going to fill you up a twofold effect.”

3. Spices

Spicy food can help you feel warm and also boost your body’s calorie burn. Specifically, capsaicin, the active ingredient in hot peppers, has been shown to increase your body’s metabolism slightly.

4. Fatty fish

Fish high in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, boosts the hormone leptin in your body. Leptin plays an important role in regulating your metabolism, “plus [fish is] high in protein, so that’s going to help maintain your satiety longer.

5. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a spice that can be used in food and beverages. Cinnamon is a super food that is rich in antioxidants, anti- inflammatory, and anti- bacterial substances. Cinnamon also contains essential oils that prevent blood clotting. You can add cinnamon to your tea or food to stay fit and healthy.

6. Cabbage

Cabbage can not only keep you warm in the winter, but it also contains a lot of vitamins and mineral . Some of these include vitamins B6, C, fiber, manganese, and omega 3 fatty acids. Cabbage is actually a super food that can help maintain a healthy body and can even ward off cancer. The best thing about cabbage is because these vegetables can be eaten either cooked or raw. In addition, cabbage can also be used in many dishes.

7. Pecan

Pecan is one type of nut that contain a lot of vitamins and minerals your body needs. Eating pecans can help lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol. It is one of the super foods that can help you stay healthy and fit in a cold weather. You can eat pecan nuts as snacks.

8. Green leafy vegetables

Green leafy vegetables such as spinach and kale, and other vegetables are always good for health. Green leafy vegetables contain fiber, vitamins, folic acid, and vitamins that can help you prevent dangerous infection or virus in the cold weather. These vegetables can also boost the immune system that is weakened when the weather is bad.

10 Best Turmeric Masks for Skin Care

Turmeric powder is one of the time tested natural beauty ingredient. It has lots of benefits for skin and health care. This ingredient can also be called as magical ingredient, as it works wonders on wounds, acne, pimples, and burnt areas and acts as a natural antiseptic on skin. One of the best benefits of this ingredient is that turmeric has an ability of skin lightening and makes skin fairer in few days after start using it.
Turmeric Masks for Skin Care
Below are the few turmeric face masks to get rid of skin problems and will give you fair skin:-

1. Turmeric, Sandalwood and Gram flour Face Mask:  

Take 1 tbsp of gram flour a bowl, now add 1 tbs of Sandalwood powder, and then add about 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder. And mix some water or rose water in a bowl and mix all the ingredients properly to make a fine and smooth paste like face mask. Now face mask is ready to apply. Apply this mask on clean face and neck leave for 15-20 min. Then wash it using lukewarm water and apply moisturizer lotion on your skin. This mask will help to get rid of acne, pimples and oily skin.

2.  Mustard oil and Turmeric Face Mask:

Pour mustard oil all over turmeric bulb, leave for few mins and then crush it used some heavy object. Now take out the fresh juice of turmeric and mustard oil in a blow, and then apply it on your skin leave for 15 min then wash it using normal water. This mask will help to get fair skin.

3.  Turmeric, Sandalwood and Curds Face Mask:

The best face mask to get fair and clear skin. Take 1 tbsp of fresh turmeric powder then add water to it and make a thick smooth paste. Take this turmeric paste and add sandalwood powder to it and now add curds to make a smooth fine paste like face mask. Apply this mask on face and neck, leave for 15 min then wash it using lukewarm water. This face mask also helps to reduce acne; acne marks and gives smooth skin.

4.  Turmeric Powder and Milk Cream Face Mask:

turmeric powder and mix with fresh milk cream and make a fine smooth paste. Then apply on clean face and neck leave it for 15-20 min then wash it using lukewarm water. This face mask is one of the easiest face masks to get fair skin. The fresh milk cream helps to moisturizer your skin and turmeric powder helps to lighten your skin complexion.

5. Turmeric Powder, Curds and Rose Water Face Mask:

Take 1 tbsp of rose water and mix turmeric powder to it and then add 1/2 tsp of curds. Now mix all the ingredients properly, and apply on clean skin leave for 15-20 min then wash it using lukewarm water. This mask will relax and gives a fresh skin.

6. Turmeric Powder and Honey Face Mask: 

Take 1 tbsp of honey, ½ tbsp. of all-purpose flour (Maida) and turmeric about 1-2 tsp to make a thick paste. Now start mixing all the ingredients by adding little water to make a thick paste. Apply this mask on clean face and neck leave for 10 min then wash it using lukewarm water. This face mask will give a radiant looking skin.

7.  Turmeric, Milk and Gram Flour (Besan):

Take gram flour, turmeric powder and milk, and then mix all the ingredients properly to make a thick paste. Then apply this mask on clean face and neck, and then massage your skin using this mixture. Massage for 5-8 min then leave it on your face for few min then wash it using lukewarm water. This face scrub and mask will help to get rid of dead cells and removes dirt from skin. And give a clear fresh and fair skin.

8.  Turmeric powder, Milk and Fuller’s Earth Face Wash:

This face mask will help to get glowing skin, and help to get rid of acne prone oily skin. Take equal amount of turmeric powder, multani mitti and milk, then mix all the ingredient properly to make a thick paste like mask. And then apply this face mask on clean face and neck leave for 20 min or until it gets dry then wash it using lukewarm water.

9.  Turmeric powder, Milk and Saffron Face Mask:  

Saffron is a rich and valuable spice which is found in valley of Kashmir, it is also one of the ingredients which contain the properties to make a fair and glowing skin.  Take turmeric bulb or powder and take few saffron strands and then grind both these spice together. Now take out the blend powder and add 1 tsp of milk. Apply this mask on face and neck leave for 20 min then wash it using lukewarm water. This mask will give you instant glow and fair skin.

10. Turmeric Powder, Rice Flour and Milk Powder Face Scrub:

Scrubbing is very important to remove blackheads and dead skin cells. Mix 1 tsp of turmeric powder, 1 tsp of rice flour, 1 tsp of milk powder, add little oatmeal powder and add 1tsp of milk. Then mix all the ingredients properly and use it as a scrub. Apply this scrub and massage very gently on your skin for about 10 min then leave for few min then wash it using normal water.