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How to Choose your Fruits and Vegetables-2

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.

Tomatoes

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  • It must be of a rich red color, soft but firm with a smooth outer skin.

  • The redder means riper.

               

  Mushrooms

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  • Choose mushrooms which have a smooth surface without blemishes

  • It must be dry, with firm caps and stems with no yellowing.

Improve Digestive Health

Watch Your Diet for a Healthy Gut:

  • Stay away from foods or limit ones that irritate your digestive system.

  • Some people have problems with gassy foods like grams, dals and soda or fatty items like fried foods and cheese.

  • For others, acidic foods like citrus, coffee, tea and tomatoes can trouble.

  • Soaking of dals and grams avoids gases. Know your digestive system and act accordingly.

 

Stop Smoking to Stop Heartburn:

  • Smoking weakens the valve at the end of the esophagus, which can lead to acid reflux and heart burn.

  • And it increases the risk of various gastrointestinal cancers.

  • Smokers also have higher risks of developing peptic ulcer and crohn’s disease than non-smokers.