People often assume that since we have to layer up during the harsh winters, one cannot be stylish but one cannot be more wrong to think this way. Winters need layers but that does not mean that one has to give up on being sexy and stylish. Here are some tips that will keep you cosy, stylish and fit.
This thin but extremely warm clothes form the first barrier against the onslaught of cold. These are made of different fabrics such as woollen, silk and cotton. However, your best shield is the one in woollen. They sure do cost money but they will keep your health bills to the minimum. They are thin and one can even wear a dress over them. The best ones will keep the moisture in the form of sweat away. It is designed both for the adults and children and each category has got its own needs built into it. They are available online easily. Women can find thermals for women online.
Diet to be healthy during the winter:
It is very tempting to give in to that delicious butter and fattening dairy products during mind-numbing cold but here some are dietary tips that will keep you healthy during the winters.
- Dried Fruits: fruits like figs and dates can help your body to maintain body temperature and stay healthy. Add milk to the equation and you have boosted the calcium ad iron quotient in the body. These food items also boost energy.
- Consume more root vegetables: include carrots, radish, potatoes, onion and garlic in your diet more. The digestive system takes more time to digest these veggies thus generating more heat. Always opt for seasonal veggies.
- Add honey to your salads and beverages: honey is naturally warm and has several healthy properties such as anti-oxidants. So switch to honey from sugar and see the changes in yourself. It will help in boosting your immunity as well. However, the diabetics should avoid the honey or use it moderately.
- Add warm spices to dishes: spices like cloves, cinnamon and ginger are warm and add zing to your dishes. They can be added to curries, teas and coffees.
Invest in good quality clothes:
Winter thermal inner wear does not come cheap but they are essential to keep warm. Buy essentials such as boots, sweaters, coats, scarves and hats. Not all of them are expensive as well but avoid the extremely cheap ones as they will cause more harm than good.
Layering up for winters:
Begin with the thin thermals and move on to the shirt or top you want to wear. They should be thin and tight so that it captures heat effectively. You can also wear thick ones first and thing ones later. Add a vest or a sweater. Make sure it goes with the colour of the top or shirt.Layer it up with a thick warm jacket or a coat and you are good to go! Don’t forget the mufflers and hats.