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Some Healthy Foods To Eat For The Coming Monsoon


Monsoons are the perfect compensation after the sweltering summer heat. The season brings cool showers and pleasant winds for all to enjoy. However, what also accompanies this season are some common ailments like cold , cough, flu and diarrhea.

So, if you want to enjoy this weather without getting sick, include these foods in your diet-


Ginger contains gingerol that has medicinal properties and thereby helps in fighting many health issues. Especially, it’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties aid in digestion, and in fighting flu and cold. Ginger has even proven to be effective in relieving nausea and vomiting.


Packed with antioxidants, garlic is an active immunity-boosting food. Due to this, garlic helps combat sicknesses like flu and pains. Including this wonder veggie in your diet can ease the digestive system along with regulating cholesterol levels in the body. So, add a few cloves of garlic in your diet, and enjoy pakodas and fries without disturbing your cholesterol levels too much.

Bitter gourd (Karela)

Bitter gourd is bitter, but with its anti-viral properties, it can keep medicines away from you. Rich in vitamin C, it helps boost immunity, and can thus, keep bacterial infections away during rains. Bitter gourd also regulates cholesterol in the body and can thus keep you hale and hearty.

Fruits like Pomegranate and Pears

To keep your health in a good form, include seasonal fruits in your monsoon diet. Particularly pear and pomegranate can do you great good as both have immunity-boosting potentials. Moreover, pomegranate helps maintain a healthy metabolism and digestive system, which will help you combat problems like diarrhea and food poisoning.


Turmeric, long known for its antiseptic and antibiotic properties helps build a sound defense system against infections in the body. So, right at the outset of monsoons, make turmeric infused milk a part of your monsoon diet.

Black Pepper

Black pepper is a perfect natural antidote for cold, cough, flu, muscular pains, and other respiratory conditions. Adding a pinch to your soups, omelets and other meals can keep many ailments away from you.


A good source of vitamin C, beetroot can be an excellent addition to your diet for boosting immunity. Moreover, low in calories and useful for reducing cholesterol in the body, beetroot is also an excellent detoxifier.

Stay Healthy and Insured, Regardless of The Season

If one is healthy and insured, one can enjoy life in all seasons. However, still, illnesses and diseases can catch us unaware, so we must remain protected in advance. A good health insurance cover can secure you against the expensive medical costs associated with treating many major illnesses. We at Bharti AXA GI offer a comprehensive range of medical coverage so that you and your loved ones remain protected. So, eat well, stay insured, and enjoy life in all seasons. Take the resolution to stay healthy and make the most of this amazing season.

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