Medical professionals always remind us to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables every day. Five servings is the recommended daily amount. However, there are good and bad options in this food choice. Health Briefs TV reviews those which are good and bad.
Not many people would admit to liking broccoli or Brussels sprouts. But they are better choices than peas and corn, which are more starchy and don’t really help overall health. Without doubt, it is better to enjoy the whole range of produce in all its splendid, tasty color options, than be limited by a few standard choices.
When we consume more fruits and vegetables, we feel fuller and are less likely to overeat. Therefore, we are preventing weight gain. Add some soybeans, also known as edamame, or tofu to weekly diets and note how it boosts energy and adds extra protection from gaining weight. Soybeans come shelled or in the pod in the frozen section of the store. It takes minutes to heat them up to sprinkle on salads and pasta or when snacking.
Health Briefs TV suggests trying a many varieties of fruit and vegetables every week. Switch them up when grocery shopping. Apples are in season now and come in a many sizes, colors and tastes. Pears and grapes are also good this time of year. Vegetables to note that add pizzazz to the dinner plate: Eggplant, zucchini, spaghetti squash, gourds, tomatoes, green leafy veggies, cruciferous veggies like broccoli. Bon appetite!