Here’s a list of seasonal food that will keep you and your skin healthy and also help you manage your weight.
Cauliflowers are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, protein, fiber, magnesium, potassium and many more. They contain antioxidants which enhances body’s ability to detoxify. They also contain sulforaphane which kills cancer stem cells thereby slowing tumor growth. Sulforaphane also improves blood pressure and kidney function.
Carrots are low in calorie, high in nutrition, they reduce cholesterol and prevent heart attacks. They are rich source of poly-acetylene antioxidant, falcarinol which may help fight cancer. Vitamin C contained in carrots help in maintaining healthy gums, bones and connective tissues. They are also rich in carotenes and vitamin A.
Spinach is very low in fats and calories and very high in fiber. It is a rich source of iron and vitamin A, vitamin C, lutein, zeaxanthin and beta-carotene which protects the body from several aging processes. It is a good source of nutrients like potassium, copper, zinc and it also contains omega 3 fatty acids.
Isoflavones contained in edamame act like antioxidants and clears up harmful free radicals caused by sun exposure. It also preserves collagen which keeps the skin firm.
Beta-carotene, in oranges, is an antioxidants which protects the cells from being damaged and prevents immature aging. Oranges contain citrus limonoids which help in fighting some varieties of cancer. The soluble fibre helps in lowering cholesterol. Potassium boosts heart health and vitamin c neutralizes free radicals and protects cells.