The taste of spring: what products to look for

More green!

Sorrel, asparagus, broccoli, spinach, lettuce, cucumber, etc. The more green, the better. All greens are saturated with chlorophyll, a powerful antioxidant and immune stimulant, which also has a beneficial effect on the digestive system and has antimicrobial properties. Isn’t it great?

1) One of the very first spring rescuers is sorrel. It contains vitamins A and B, which improve overall well-being, relieve insomnia and depression, and also maintain or restore beauty and youth to the skin. In addition, sorrel is rich in vitamin C, which promotes faster absorption of iron and therefore increases hemoglobin.

2) What about spinach? Its regular use prevents the development of hypertension. Spinach leaves strengthen blood vessels, relieve inflammation and swelling, due to its powerful diuretic effect. In addition, spinach is recommended for the full restoration of the thyroid gland and the central nervous system.

3) Lettuce is a source of vitamins B1 and B9, beta-carotene – ascorbic acid, vitamins E and PP. It has a beneficial effect on many systems of the human body and supports its defenses. Lettuce leaves are record holders for low-calorie foods: no more than 12 kilocalories per hundred grams of this vegetable. That is why he is so popular among models who should never get better. Ideal for a light spring diet.

Qi – citrus

That’s where the vitality and energy are, it’s in citrus fruits! Due to the content of an amazing amount of vitamin C, they protect and strengthen the body, serve as a preventive measure against various colds and contribute to a speedy recovery if a person has already caught a cold. Each representative of this citrus company has important and useful properties. So:

1) Pomelo – part-time record holder in size among citrus fruits – contains a whole range of vitamins (, A,,, B5) and minerals (iron, phosphorus,,,), as well as fiber, essential oils and organic acids. The irreplaceable benefit of pomelo lies in its unique composition: it is saturated with ascorbic acid, which makes it extremely useful in the treatment of colds, flu and various infections. In folk medicine, this fruit is also known as a means of preventing the spread of cancerous tumors.

2) Grapefruit is the love fruit of orange and pomelo. It contains a large amount of the substance naringin. It is contained in the white partitions of the fruit, which must be eaten, because. they are useful for the normal functioning of the gastrointestinal tract and lower blood cholesterol levels. It is very popular among dieters. However, it is necessary to use the fruit correctly in order to achieve good results. It is recommended to add half a grapefruit to each meal, and then the effect will be in a couple of weeks. What you need to quickly get in shape after the winter! In addition, the use of grapefruit helps strengthen blood vessels and protects against heart attack.

3) Orange – which means “Chinese apple” in translation, impresses with its excellent composition of useful properties: it treats beriberi and fights viral infections. In addition, it helps to remove toxins from the body, improves blood quality and normalizes blood pressure. Eating oranges is very important for women because they contain a large amount of folic acid, which is the main female vitamin and affects reproductive health.

4) Lemon. Did you know that in ancient times it was a rather rare fruit, and it was presented as a gift to kings? Now this bioflavonoid-rich citrus is used to treat scurvy, to dissolve gallstones and kidney stones, and as an antiparasitic and body cleanser. Lemons strengthen and cleanse the blood vessels and improve the condition of people with brain diseases.

In general, enjoy not only the juicy taste and bright shades of citrus, but also the dizzying benefits! 

Oh beans! 

Every vegan and vegetarian knows well what beans are. After all, they are rich not only in valuable amino acids, but are also a source of vegetable protein. Most of the amino acids found in beans are essential because they are not synthesized in the human body, but are easily absorbed in the digestive tract. Legumes are rich in vitamin B and magnesium. Thanks to this, the nervous system of the body receives additional protection. Just what you need to relax after winter and enjoy the arrival of spring! They also have a positive effect on the functioning of not only the nervous system, but also on many other systems of the human body, plus they have an excellent taste with a slight nutty aftertaste.

1) Highly nutritious and very low in calories, so when consumed properly, they will help you get in good shape for the summer.

2) Remove excess cholesterol from the blood, reducing its level.

3) Thanks to fiber, they help cleanse the body of toxins and toxins.

4) They have a beneficial effect on the activity of the cardiovascular system, strengthening blood vessels.

5) Improve memory, increase concentration and performance in general.

Eating beans regularly will give you energy, strength and a healthy mind!

In the absence of seasonal vegetables and fruits in early spring, you can also turn your attention to other equally healthy and tasty foods that will help you recover from the winter and feel more energetic and full of energy.

1) Sprouted wheat, lentils, oats, chickpeas – all this will perfectly fill the body with powerful energy, rejuvenate, strengthen the nervous system and improve metabolism

2) Quince – it is recommended to use as a prophylaxis of anemia, sclerosis and diseases of the cardiovascular system. It can be boiled, made into jam or added to tea.

3) White flax seeds – give beauty and health, and the trace element selenium contained in them is a powerful antioxidant that prevents the formation of free radicals, prevents the development of cancer and stimulates the immune system.

4) Pumpkin – contains vitamins D and A, so necessary after winter, and is also a champion in the content of iron and vitamin T. It improves the metabolism in the body and promotes blood clotting.

5) Oat malt or oat milk is a miracle drink! Vitamin B6 contained in its composition has a positive effect on the functioning of the brain, and vitamin B2, which is also a component of oatmeal, will be useful for skin, hair, and nails. It is worth paying attention to the recently appeared product “Ne Moloko”, which has already managed to excite the public and has become the No. 1 product for those who cannot drink cow’s and goat’s milk and suffer from lack of it. You can also find powdered oat milk in pharmacies or make your own drink at home.

When compiling your spring diet, remember that food can be not only healthy, but also tasty, so experiment with recipes, combine flavors and be open to everything new and interesting!                                                                                                                


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