Everyone’s diet should be balanced and rich in vitamins and minerals, which can be found in large quantities in fresh vegetables. Which of them should be in your refrigerator, read on.
Carrots. Contains vitamins B, PP, C, E, K. In addition, it contains carotene – a substance that in the human body is converted into vitamin A, which has a beneficial effect on the condition of the eyes. Carrots also enhance the processes of secretion and excretion of bile, has a tonic effect, activates the immune system.
Tomatoes. They are rich in vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin K. But most of all, tomatoes are valuable because they are the main source of the powerful antioxidant lycopene, which reduces the risk of heart disease and cancer. By the way, our body is able to process only a small amount of this substance. Experts recommend 22 mg per day. To do this, just eat two tablespoons of tomato paste.
Onions. This vegetable is a natural antibiotic that protects us from colds. Phytoncides fight viruses and strengthen the upper respiratory tract. They kill a large number of microbes, including streptococci, dysentery, diphtheria and tuberculosis. Therefore, in autumn and winter, we introduce onions into the daily diet!
Garlic. A vegetable that has long been considered a superfood. After all, garlic contains a large amount of allicin, which has many medicinal properties. In addition, garlic is able to lower cholesterol and blood pressure and at the same time has zero calories.
Broccoli. Will give a head start to many vegetables on the content of fiber, protein, calcium, potassium, vitamin C. At the same time green inflorescences keep the useful properties both in a fresh, and in the frozen look. So try to eat broccoli as often as possible.
Eggplant. Contains a large amount of fiber, which helps to remove excess fluid from the body along with toxins. As well as soluble sugars, pectin, proteins, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, sodium, vitamins C, B1, B2, B5, PP. The latter is necessary to get rid of nicotine addiction.
Zucchini. The dietary fiber of this vegetable absorbs toxic substances, excess cholesterol and water, removing them from the body. Zucchini dishes also activate digestive processes, improve motor and secretory functions of the stomach and intestines. So, if you decide to lose weight, zucchini will help you!
Bulgarian pepper. In terms of vitamin C content, it is second only to rose hips and black currants, and among vegetables it is the absolute champion. Pepper also contains a rare vitamin P, which supports the work of the heart and blood vessels.
White cabbage. Has a beneficial effect on the digestive system, stimulates metabolism, gently cleanses the body, removes toxins, toxins and cholesterol. Moreover, only 100 g of fresh or sauerkraut will replenish the supply of vitamin C by 69 mg. Exactly what you need in the autumn-winter period!
Beets. This vegetable is a source of natural sugar. Sweet root is rich in vitamins and trace elements, including iodine, magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron and phosphorus. Beets improve digestion and metabolism, remove toxins and toxins from the body, have a beneficial effect on the stomach, liver, cardiovascular system.