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Foods That ‘Warm’ You Up: Brown Rice, Ice Cream & Beer?!?!?

Japanese Cuisine - Fried Rice with Vegetables and Chicken Breast
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Wait, what?!?!?   You would think that eating ‘spicy’ foods would warm you up, but actually that does the opposite.    So some of the foods that actually warm the body are the ‘go-to’ during the summer months thinkin’ we will cool down…nope.  Beer and Ice Cream are a couple that will actually do the opposite (HERE).

If you’re looking to stay ‘warm’ in a chilly office, then pack some of these (or meals that contain them):

6 Surprising Foods That Keep Your Body Warmer
  • Iced Coffee.
  • Lean Meats.
  • Whole Grains & Complex Carbs.
  • Cumin.
  • Ginger.
  • Bananas.

More on foods that can raise your body temp (HERE)

But for me, I lean into the ‘comfort’ foods…