5 FOODS THAT’LL BRING GOOD LUCK IN 2022

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The countdown for the New Year has begun and after the unprecedented year that 2021 was, people want to welcome 2022 on a happy note.

What better way to begin the new year than a wholesome meal on New Year’s Eve? Apart from enjoying your favorite dish, you can also wish for some good luck by eating certain food items.

Here are five such foods that are believed to bring good luck in 2022.

A selection of green vegetables arranged on a rustic white wooden table.
A selection of green vegetables arranged on a rustic white wooden table.

GREEN VEGETABLES

Green vegetables represent prosperity. Different cultures across the globe include greens in their diet on the special occasion for a prosperous New Year.

However, it doesn’t specify the form in which it needs to be consumed. So, the choice is yours. You can either consume it as a salad or use it as one of the ingredients in your main course.

GRAPES

Remember the episode from Modern Family when a pregnant Gloria Delgado desperately wanted grapes to begin the New year, without which her 12 wishes were on the line?

It’s a popular belief in Mexico and Spain that stepping into the New Year by eating 12 grapes will bring you good luck.

Each grape represents a month of the given year and is believed to bring in magic and good luck.

FISH

Fish is considered to be a symbol of prosperity in Asia and some Eastern European cultures.

The shiny scales on the surface apparently represent shiny coins and saving them is believed to attract more wealth your way.

Besides being a symbol of good luck, fish in your diet is also a healthier protein alternative. So, even if it doesn’t fill your wallet with a lot of money, the lucky food can add a lot of value to your health.

Hand holding a serving knife cuts in to a fresh, warm apple pie on a glass plate.
Hand holding a serving knife cuts in to a fresh, warm apple pie on a glass plate.

CAKES

Well, a cake may not be a great choice for health freaks, but the dessert has always been a part of every celebration.

Keeping a cake at home on New Year’s Eve supposedly brings good luck and prosperity.

DAIRY PRODUCTS

It’s a popular belief in many cultures that dairy products bring prosperity and wealth in the new year.

This gives you a lot of options as dairy can be consumed in any form. You can welcome the new year with a glass of plain milk or enjoy a bar of your favorite chocolate. The choice is yours!