8 Healthy Winter Superfoods

We are well on our winter season, and despite some of the snow melts slowly in some parts of the world holding winter, still there are wonderful bonuses that can be taken away from bright and energetic wonderland, such as super foods during the cold months.

Below are eight of the healthiest foods to consider when preparing for the trip to market this new year. Be fun and creative and Dapple in Instagram and Pinterest in new ways to bring winter staples back to life for his family. Greetings for an amazing and healthy 2016!

  1. Avocados

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One of my daily meals, this delicious fruit portable and delivery magnesium, potassium and healthy monounsaturated fats. a bad coat got in the 80s and early 90s as a high-fat food, but good fats in this fruit out weighs the stigma that is fat and “bad” for you. In fact, avocados help lower bad cholesterol and helps people to absorb more nutrients from other minerals and vitamin-rich foods. Instead of cream in soups or smoothies and milkshakes, try substituting avocados to be richer.

  1. dark green leafy vegetables and cruciferous vegetables Other

dark leafy greens Among my favorites in this category include broccoli and cauliflower. They are super antioxidants, full powers bone and blood building vitamin K.

Regarding other leafy greens, I can not speak enough about them! Virtually any type of dark greens, such as kale, mustard greens, chard, kalettes, cabbage, brussels sprouts, and spinach are packed with vitamins A, C and K, fiber, folic acid and protein! They are very easy to prepare and delicious in soups, roasted in the oven, juice, steamed or stir fried!

  1. sweet potatoes and other tubers

sweet potatoe root vegetables are a great source of minerals, beta-carotene, antioxidants, which helps reduce cell damage the body and help satisfy cravings for sweets. Beta-carotene from whole foods have been shown to help reduce the risk of some cancers. Sweet potatoes also have a lot of vitamin A, C and fiber! They have an amazing flavor with a tablespoon of coconut oil, salt and a pinch of cinnamon or olive oil, salt and pepper. Choose vegetables like turnips (large) in soups, celery, parsnips, turnips and beets.

  1. Canela

Cinnamon sticks on white Speaking of delicious, warm aroma of the holidays cinnamon, cinnamon contains essential oils that have anti-inflammatory properties and antimicrobial. “Some studies using cinnamon Cassia have suggested benefits for people with diabetes, including a small study of 60 people published in Diabetes Care in 2003, which showed that cinnamon reduced resistance to insulin and decreases sugar levels in the blood up to 29 percent and cholesterol levels low “(Eatingwell.com). This kind of precious health can be added to most of its holiday dishes from fruit teas to main and side dishes.

  1. Beets

beets detoxifying and anti-aging beets have a sweet earthy flavor. Beets contain antioxidants called betalains, which can help fight cancer and other degenerative diseases. Beets are rich in vitamins A, B, C and potassium and folic acid and a natural source of sugar. Enjoy salads, main dishes or juiced.

6. Pears

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sweet with a low glycemic index, pears are in season during the winter months. They are very versatile and can be prepared in many ways. Chock full of vitamin B2, E, C, fiber, copper and pectin, this precious fruit will help your skin glow brightly from the inside out.

  1. Citrus

happy oranges Great to boost immune system function, citrus , when picked ripe from the tree (including lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruits) are loaded with a rich source of vitamin C and flavonoids. The predominant flavonoid-hesperidin in these fruits is associated with the increase “good” HDL and lowering “bad” LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. Enjoy a slice or two in juice (with added fiber pulp) once a day!

  1. persimmons

persimmon These seeking energy foods medium sized tomato has fiber to lower cholesterol, is sweet and easy cooking and add to recipes or can be eaten raw. It has a good source of vitamin A and C and has a lot of phytonutrients, flavonoids and antioxidants, such as catechins (known to have antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties. They are rather high sugar content, so treat it as if they were sweets and enjoy a few times a week at most.

for additional information or questions, please email Dr. Nancy [email protected] or visit www.TruthNhealth.com

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