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How to Choose your Fruits and Vegetables-3

Consumption of fruits and vegetables makes your diet healthier. Add one green leafy vegetable and fruit into your day. But how do you pick the best of them? Here are a few tips when you pick your fruits and veggies

 

Greens -Amaranth, coriander, curry leaves, methi, spinach.

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  • Should always be green and crisp

 

Root vegetable- Onions, carrots, beets, potatoes, sweet potatoes.

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  • It must have smooth skin, smell fresh.

  • Avoid choosing green potatoes & the ones with buds (sprouted).

Winters Foods – Vegetables

Winter is also the time when body temperature drops due to the cold weather and body has to spend more energy to warm it so appetite rises. Also you lose energy rapidly when you do physical activities. Frequent hunger pangs in winter is natural but what is important is to keep a tab on what you eat and how much, else, it can create problems with digestion, as digestion generally, slows down in winters.  

                                                                                                                                                           

                        Go Green

  • Vegetables and fruits are the most essential part of diet.

  • These are low in calories and nutrient dense in nature ideal for winters when the body’s metabolism is low.

  • Vegetables include methi, palak, cabbage, sweet potatoes, beetroot and mustard.

  • Variety of fruit includes grapes, guava, chikoo, apples and oranges.

  • Dates provide immunity, energy booster and aid indigestion.