10 foods that warm
Some foods have the effect of increasing body temperature. This is particularly the case of foods with high caloric value, and spices. Zoom on these real “hot food”.
Capsaicin is a molecule found in pepper. It gives it its piquant appearance, stimulates the blood circulation and causes a warming of the body.
By activating the digestion, it has the effect of mechanically increasing the body temperature.
Chili also contains capsaicin. This is fixed on a receiver that is activated in normal times by heat.
The brain believes that the body is hot, puts in place the usual mechanisms: dilation of the vessels (redness), sweating, increased heart rate
If the ends of the body get cold (fingers, toes), the body has to spend more energy to warm up.
Cinnamon actively fights the sensation of cold by stimulating blood circulation, especially at the extremities of the body.
Garlic is a painful food.
The MSM (methyl-sulfonyl-methane) it contains is a natural form of food sulfur that warms the body and has antioxidant properties.
Cooked in ragôut or simmered, garlic knows how to heat as much as it perfumes dishes.
If the mustard mounts easily in the nose, it is able to warm the entire body.
Mustard seed oil activates the blood circulation and causes an influx of heat throughout the body. This influx of heat, which promotes decongestion of the airways, is also very useful in case of colds.
Fungi act on the thermogenesis (= mechanism of production and regulation of heat of the body). They cause enzymatic secretions that facilitate protein digestion and regulate blood sugar levels.
Cooked alone or as an accompaniment, they make tasty autumn dishes.
Raclette cheese, and the dish of the same name, is one of the warmest winter menus!
This is due to two things: the high caloric value of the squeegee which increases the energy production of favors the thermogenesis on the one hand and the heat diffused by the food which gives a sensation of well-being and significantly reduces the feeling of coldness on the other hand.
The pumpkin liquefies the blood and promotes circulation, which has the effect of increasing the body temperature.
In addition, being a vegetable assimilated to a starch, it releases energy throughout the day and allows the body to maintain an optimal temperature.
In soup, stuffed or gratinated, the possibilities of cooking are varied.
Winter is a season that requires a lot of energy for the body. He must face the cold and face bacterial and viral infections.
Thanks to their high vegetable content, soups provide the necessary nutrients and antioxidants for the body while increasing body temperature.
In traditional Chinese medicine, ginseng is a food with the virtue of warming up.
It is able to warm the organs affected by the cold and increase the secretions of the stomach to promote digestion. This has the effect of increasing body temperature.
Having adaptogenic virtues, it is however equally effective when it comes to refreshing the body.