January on a plate!

15 январь 2021

 

Fruit

Kiwi
Rich in vitamin C, kiwi benefits the skin, contributes to better sleep, benefits the heart and reduces constipation.

Grapefruit
Rich in vitamin C, grapefruit also has high levels of magnesium, potassium and dietary fiber. Its high content of vitamins C, B and A strengthens the immune system. Grapefruit can also help prevent the buildup of fat in the arteries.

Mandarin
It has plenty of vitamin C that strengthens the immune system and can produce and maintain collagen, an important protein found in skin and hair. It contains vitamin A, which keeps hair hydrated. In addition, it has a high content of vitamin B6, which can prevent nausea and depression if consumed in sufficient quantities.

Apple
The reason why the phrase "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" is because apple contains plenty of fiber, vitamin C, antioxidants and minerals. Delays the wearing effects and provides anti-aging, anxiolytic, sedative and antipyretic protection due to the flavonoids contained in high concentrations, mainly in the skin of the fruit.

Lemon
It is an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-cancer fruit, an ally in the treatment of arthritis, coronary heart disease, obesity and is a booster of the immune system. It is a diuretic, helps digestion, controls diabetes, uric acid, atherosclerosis and thrombosis. Lemons are rich in vitamin C and flavonoids, which work against viral infections such as the flu and colds.

Orange
Rich in vitamin C, oranges also contain sugars, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin A, while regular consumption of oranges protects against hypertension, due to their high content in potassium.

Vegetables

Endives (radishes)
Rich in vitamins C, A, B1, B2 and carotenoids as well as minerals such as iron, potassium, sodium, phosphorus and magnesium.

Carrots
Known for their anti-cancer properties, they are also a good source of vitamin A, which can help with vision problems while the antioxidants and phytochemicals carrots contain can help regulate blood sugar, delay the symptoms of aging and boost the immune system. 

Broad beans
A rich source of vegetable protein, broad beans are a good substitute for meat as they have plenty of folic acid that contributes to the proper functioning of metabolism and the formation of new cells. Broad beans also have a high iron content.

Cauliflower
Contains many B vitamins and folic acid, as well as vitamins C, K and E.
It also contains many important minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and manganese and is one of the richest sources of vegetable protein. The amount of fat cauliflower contains is minimal.

Celery
It is a natural diuretic and helps treat fluid retention and bloating. Due to its high content of antioxidants, it has anti-inflammatory properties and helps fight disease. It is also rich in magnesium, which is essential for muscle health, digestion and good sleep.

 

 

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