The most beneficial vegetables of spring season
As we leave the days of winter, spring is making its presence felt with rainy weather. Together with increasing temperature, different vegetables and fruits have become visible in groceries and markets. Well, which vegetables should we consume more during this spring time?
Nutritionists remark curative spring vegetables:
Curative Red BEET
Anyone who has weight or blood sugar problems should consume red beet carefully as its carbohydrate content is high. Besides that, it is a real remedy. Just like all colorful vegetables and fruits, its antioxidant content is high and it is an anti-cancer nutrient. Moreover, its iron content is also high and therefore, for women in particular, it should be consumed if iron deficiency exists.
Because of its high fiber content, it eases digestion process and sets intestines to work.
BEET Juice before Exercising
Beet juice consumed before exercising increases the durability and tolerance of your body. It also increases strength of your immune system against environmental stresses. It provides robustness and vitality for your body and by ensuring the elimination of toxic substances accumulated in blood and liver, it provides detox effect.
Great Source of Mineral: LEEK
100g of leek contains 83g water, 1.5g protein, 14g carbohydrate and equal amount of oil. It is rich with respect to vitamins and minerals. It contains Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, iron and magnesium.
Against Cancer: LEEK
It prevents cancerous cells to grow. By means of flavonoids in it, it increases the defense mechanism of your body against free radicals.
Researches showed that garlic, onion and leek has blood pressure decreasing effect. It is one of the most preferred vegetables for weight-loss diets.
As its calorie value is low and fiber content is high, it provides long duration of feeling of fullness. It helps digestion system work well. Due to its folic acid content, it shows protective effect against premature birth and abort, which are possible to be experienced during pregnancy. As it is a powerful antioxidant, it shows anti-aging effect.
ARTICHOKE for Liver
It is a fruit that is nodule shaped, thick-leaved and a good vitamin and mineral source. Relatively, it is used more during spring months. It helps toxic substances that are accumulated in liver be eliminated. It accelerates the time to get better in liver related problems. Artichoke contains essential and important minerals like calcium, magnesium, potassium and phosphor. It regulates blood sugar level, make intestines work and it is good for both physical and mental tiredness.
Horse Bean for Passing a Kidney Stone
It is stated that dry broad beans are more nutritious than fresh broad beans. It contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K and magnesium, potassium, calcium and iron as well. Its fiber content is high. It is a beneficial food for people who don’t want to eat meat and meet their protein requirement.
It helps flatworm be killed and urinary tract be cleaned. It prevents blood clogging. When it is consumed by women before menstrual period, it makes that period easier to tolerate. Horse bean can be consumed to pass a kidney stone.
BEZELYE SWEAT PEA for Cholesterol
It is a good source of Vitamin K and folic acid. It contains iron, manganese, zinc and calcium. It helps bone structure be preserved. It makes digestion system work and it has prebiotic effect.
It is highly nutritious for children. It gives energy and strengthens immune system with its vitamin and mineral content. Carrot, potato and onion that are added to sweat pea meal enhances the taste and its curative effect.