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super healthy ingredients!

 Publish date: 23 November 2017

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There is a wide variety of foods with a positive impact on human health, making it difficult to select only a few. With all recent research based on the nutritional value, we chose six of them: avocado, broccoli, sweet potatoes, courgette, dried tomatoes, parsley and Kale cabbage. We cannot set a preferences top. They all have properties that are worth considering and they will improve your healthiness!

Are you curious what their benefits to your diet are?

 

Avocado

With a high satiety level, avocado is an extremely valuable nutrient. It is also recommended in the overweight problems management. It can be successfully included in the diet of the overweight or obese persons because it provides more satiety than other fruits. 100g of avocado contains 160 kcal!

It is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin B6, folate, pantothenic acid and antioxidants.

 

Broccoli

Eat plenty of broccoli!

Sure you've heard a lot of good things about broccoli, but did you know that for 100g it only provides 34 kcal? This makes it great for a weight loss diet but also for those who need a rich vitamin and mineral food: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin E, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Folat, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Selenium, Potassium and Manganese.

 

 Sweet potato

Although it does not resemble the regular potato, sweet potato is an aliment that deserves its place on the daily diet because it has a complex carbohydrate content designed to gradually release energy. As for the microelement content, 100g of sweet potato provides 15741 IU (International Units) of vitamin A, accounting for 315% of the daily necessity. Thus sweet potatoes protect eyesight and keep it in optimal parameters for a longer period of time.

 

Courgette

Courgette provides the necessary vitamins and minerals for the whole day! It is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, folate, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper and manganese. It also contains a significant amount of fibers and water (95%) which ensures an optimal digestion and a normal transit. And you get all this for just 21 kcal/100g!

In addition, it has a high balance of nutrients (86 out of 100) because of its proportion: 53% carbohydrates, 31% proteins and 16% lipids.

 

Dried tomatoes

Dried tomatoes have more kcal per 100 grams than other similar vegetables. That is because they are dried out and thus its content is full of nutrients. For 258kcal/100grams it provides 65% of the daily needed of vitamin C, 54% of vitamin K, 98% of Potassium, 92% of Manganese, 71% of Copper and 50% of Iron. What an abundance!

 

Parsley

Did you know that parsley contains more vitamin C than lemon, orange or cabbage? It is one of the most popular plants for cooking, which has positive effects for the body: hydrates, nourishes, stimulates the immune system, improves the ability to assimilate and synthesize nutrients.

It is a rich source of Vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, K5 and Minerals: Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron, Sodium.

 

Kale cabbage

In the end of our list we have to mention the most famous cabbage for its properties, Kale! Besides the great feeling of satiety that provides, it is also useful for a balanced diet and for people who want to have a healthier lifestyle.

It is famous for containing vitamin K - a vitamin that plays an important role in the blood coagulation and in maintaining the circulatory system in optimal parameters. It also contains vitamin C- a rich antioxidant, mainly due to its dark green color, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and calcium.

 
Iulia Hădărean

Nutriționist-Dietician

 

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