For Sani Dental Group, both your smile and your health are of our importance. For this week, Sani Dental Group will provide 5 new fruits and vegetables that are easy to digest and have a handful of health benefits, let’s begin the digestion! :- D
A small green fruit that is not good in taste, but also in its nutritional value. Research associated with avocados show that this plant has more benefits than the ones we use to know. An avocado serves as an anti-inflammatory helps your cardiovascular health, regulates the levels of sugar in your blood and can prevent certain types of cancer. Among its vitamins and mineral these include: A, B, C, E, K, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium and Zinc.
Avocados’ are unique because they can prevent unwanted inflammatory, they have more potassium than bananas; diets high in potassium reduce the risk of hypertension and strokes. The fruit also contains folic acid, good intakes of folic acids will help with proper cellular growth and regeneration; its fiber will also help with your digestion and lower cholesterol levels. Let’s take a min. and add avocados into our diet, the nutrition benefits we receive from them will make us live a happier healthier life.
Bananas, the curvy fruit that we all loved; a fruit often associated with a tropical paradise after reading the many health benefit. Bananas have extraordinary powers, they can combat depression, improve your brain functions (smarter), help with hangovers, protect against diseases such as: cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and blindness.
If you are depressed (for any reason at all) try to add fruits into your diet, for example bananas have high levels of tryptophan which is converted to serotonin, a neurotransmitter that make your brain happy. Bananas also contain high levels of vitamin B6, this compound protects against type II Diabetes, helps with weight lost, strengthen the nervous system and increase the production of white blood cells. Due to their high level of potassium and low levels of salt, bananas are recognize as being able to lower blood pressure and protect you of cardiovascular diseases; also the fiber in bananas will improve your digestive system, making your stomach smile.
Beets are bitter, taste weird, this is a vegetable that you rarely include in your diet; but if you are health-conscious you will begin to consider beets in your diet. Because of all the health benefits beets have including beets in our diet makes’ it all worth it, even if they have a bitter taste. Have you ever suffered any of the following diseases?
- Pulmonary Diseases
- Neurological Diseases
- Autoimmune Diseases
Drinking natural beet juice will help you with at least 8 different diseases; however keep in mind that the beets need to be organic and include the stem, the stem actually has more nutrients than the beet itself. Beets have been used since the Middles Ages, where these were used as a treatment for illness associated to digestion and blood diseases.
Remember that Beet have zero trans-fat and zero saturated-fat; in other words they are low in calories, you can eat as many as you want and not get fat. Now, if you pick “young beets” these are actually sweeter, satisfying your sweet tooth and filling your stomach at the same time. The minerals and vitamins a beet contains include: sodium, magnesium, calcium, iron and phosphorous, fiber, vitamins A, B and C. Beets can clean your blood and they be served raw, boil, steam, roast; as a juice, as a vegetable, in salad and any other form. So if you can eat this vegetable in any form and at any time, why don’t you start today?
A vegetable that can be used in everything, you can serve bell peppers in salads, pizza and you can even use them as a plate (stuffed Bell Peppers). The nutritional value that Bell Peppers have include, vitamins A, B, C, E, K along with minerals like Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium and Zinc.
Bell Peppers are produce worldwide and the combination of tangy taste and crunchy texture make this vegetable one of the tastiest vegetables to include in our diet. The number of nutrients and vitamins value that bell peppers have is great, including bell peppers in our diet can help use balance sugar levels, prevent some forms of cancer and it rich in antioxidants. This vegetable can be eaten fresh, cook and in just about any form you can imagine. Let’s include these in our future meals and enjoy the benefits.
Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Cherries, Cranberries, Raspberries, Strawberries some of natures’ candy; unlike regular candy that are made from sugar, water, artificial flavoring or colorants, berries are actually healthy. Including berries in our diet will helps us fight a number of diseases and improve our overall health. Berries are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, nutrients and their taste can make us addictive to them. Is true that all fruits and vegetables contain a number of antioxidants, but when talking about berries, these are some of the absolute best sources. Also berries can be used in a number of foods and can be eaten in different ways either raw, cooked, boil and even frozen.
Berries are mostly composed of water, which means they can help you lose weight; because of this you can quickly get filled up and at the same time drive down the number of calories. Berries contain fiber and folate; this component helps lower cholesterol and control blood pressure, protect against cardiovascular disease, help your brain with memory loss, help you have a good sleep at night and help you maintain healthy skin and hair. Regarding the vitamins and mineral in berries, these are usually associated to vitamin C and anthocyanins; these help our immune system and can prevent certain types of cancer.
For Sani Dental Group your oral health is important, but more important is your overall health. Remember the nutritional value that fruits and vegetables offer you can change your life. If you would like more information call toll free 1-855-SANI-DDS or (928) 257-1307 and make an appointment with us or we invite you to read next blog and learn more.
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