Hot Stuff: Ginger, Chilli and Co. – These foods warm you from </title>

The cold season has reached its peak. Cold rivers, ears & Co are now part of the winter routine. On the other hand, something can be done! The motto is: just pay attention to what you eat. The kitchen offers a wide range of foods, to which a warming effect is attributed. Whether meat, spices, vegetables or drinks – why some foods give off heat to our body depends on the type of preparation. To heat food from the inside, the seared, grilled, baked or cooked long. These foods warm from the inside: Spices: Above all spices are attributed a warming effect. These spices heat up: chili, ginger, pepper, cardamom, coriander, nutmeg, cumin, curry, anise, cloves, and cinnamon. Meat: Especially red meat (beef, lamb, game, pheasant & Co.) warms from the inside. Even poultry is said to have a warming effect. Vegetables: Traditional winter vegetables such as pumpkin, cabbage, beetroot and the like warm you from the inside. Fennel, leek, onion, red cabbage, sauerkraut and chestnuts are also among the "heat donors". Cereals: rice, millet, spelled, rye should also come on the table. Beverages: Herbal tea is highly recommended as a "heat donor". Tip: Hot water can be flavored with ginger or cinnamon – tastes delicious and warms in no time. Editor: Sabine Haydu