Fruits and Vegetables with Regards to Fitness

Fruits and vegetables remain the most important foods over ages. They are naturally low in fat and calories. Most nutritionist’s advice on naturally grown foods those with no chemicals used in producing them, which are mainly obtained in the “all markets”. Most people also have the tendency of selecting what they feel tastes to their preferences thus omitting the most beneficial ones. Veggies are not just, for cooking actually, most are to be eaten raw.

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They mainly aid in what makes our outlook superb that means they cleans the internal to help a healthy external.

It is advisable to include at least half your plate with vegetables and fruits ever.

These are some of the benefits of eating vegetables and fruits in our daily dishes or rather meals.

It helps reduce the risk of getting chronic diseases:

Stroke, cancer, heart diseases,

Diabetes especially type two, obesity, kidney stones… and more. As you can agree with me, no one wants to ever be associated with the above illnesses they are a nightmare to many. The good news is we can prevent us from being victims of the same.

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Vegetables and fruits have certain nutrients that make them this advisable. To mention a few:

  • Potassium
  • Fiber
  • Folic acid
  • Vitamins A E and C.

Foods containing potassium include sweet potatoes, soya bean, and spinach, lentils etc. potassium helps maintain blood pressure and help reduce bone loss.

Fiber foods reduce constipation and diverticulosis:

It also provides the feeling of fullness with fewer calories hence prevent you from eating too much; it also reduces blood cholesterol levels and lowers the risk of heart disease.

Folic acids aids in the formation of healthy blood cells:

Vitamin foods include broccoli spinach tomatoes garlic etc. mainly referred to as super food. Vitamin A keeps eyes and skin healthy and protect against infections.

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Vitamin C helps in healing of wounds and cuts, keeps teeth and gums healthy and aids in iron absorption.

If I sum it up, veggies and fruits are useful in helping to lower calorie intake.

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Globally when you mention health water is always the first to be considered so remember to take more water and do some exercises like walks, run, jog, swim, dance attend gym or aerobics class.

Check out various vegetable recipes that will help you keep healthy.

Be healthy!

 

Post Author: Ndegwa Muya