People seem to either love them or hate them. Is it because of the bloody-red mess they make when you peel and slice them? That they taste a bit earthy? Turn your pee a pinky red color. Or do you just not know what to do with them. Well it’s time to take a second look.
They do have the highest sugar content of all the veggies but that is no reason why can enjoy them a few times a week. They have a wonderful sweet earthy flavor and are power packed with nutrients that may improve your health in the following ways.
Summer is FRESH VEGGIE SEASON!!
Summer is officially here!! This is the perfect season for eating fresh fruits and veggies.
Here are some quick tips to get you eating more fruits and veggies every day.
June 17th is National Eat Your Vegetables Day!! Today is dedicated to getting people eating their veggies and to spread awareness of how necessary they are for a healthy diet.
Veggies are loaded with beneficial nutrients, including: vitamins, antioxidants, fiber, minerals, and phytochemicals. They help with skin, improve regularity, improve eyesight and help decrease the risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. The potassium they provide may help prevent the formation of kidney stones.
Yes, avocado is a fruit and they are high in fat! Most fruits are sweet and higher in sugar, avocados are higher in fat and creamy texture and have a bit of a nutty flavor. They are loaded with the good fat, monounsaturated fatty acids. Which is heart healthy and anti-inflammatory.
Here is a quick breakdown on why Avocados should be part of your healthy foods.
When was the last time you went to a farmers' market?
Well the weekend is almost here so it’s time to check one out!
Hello! I'm Jori Zimmerman, a nutritionist and owner of Nutrition Savvy. I work with individuals that are looking to make dietary and lifestyle changes that will lead them to living a healthier and higher quality of life.