Besides announcing cold weather, October brings the healthiest autumn food too. Read which are the most powerful super-foods in October…
Pumpkins are a food product especially rich in nutrients necessary and important for your organism, such as: Vitamins A, B, C, E, calcium, potassium, magnesium, lutein, manganese.
Unsaturated fatty acids, pectin, phosphorus, zinc, phytosterol, salicylic acid, carotene. Fibers. Apart from the previously mentioned, pumpkins contain many other useful nutrients found in every food product.
Apples does not have high energetic and calorific value. Apples are one of the most common fruits in different diet regimes. They do not contain many calories, and on the other hand, are rich in vitamins, minerals and many nutrients beneficial for the organism. 100 g of apple contain around 53 kcal, and 85% of a whole apple is water.
The most important nutrients found in apples which are useful for the overall health are: plant fiber and fat, vitamins A, B, C, iron and essential oils, calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, carotene, pectin, proteins, sulfur, cellulose, sugar (fructose and glucose), oligo elements.
Similar to the previously mentioned food products, peppers are also rich in vitamins and minerals. Peppers contain vitamins A and C, but many other nutrients beneficial for the organism too. This product maybe should take the first place as the most nutritious super-product of October.
Pears contain fiber especially beneficial for the digestive system, and for the cardiovascular system too. This fruit is rich in pectin too, even more than apples. According to many researches, pears reduce the risk of colon and breast cancer. Experts recommend consuming pears in large amounts, especially for women in menopause.
With this article we wanted to remind you of the healthy food products October offers.