Tuesday, June 5, 2012

FRUITS & VEGGIES, your perfect summer companions!

During summer, people tend to focus more on their diet not only because they want a slimmer figure to flaunt during a beach outing; but also to keep them hydrated while having fun under the sun. 

Hydration is very important especially during summer because people tend to stay frequently outdoors, and sweat a lot this season than in any other time of year. To keep the body cool and refreshed, it is important to include different fruits and vegetables in one’s daily diet for these are not only known to be nutritious, but were also found to have large water content. 

While it is common knowledge that fruits and vegetables provide the necessary nutrients in the body, the presence of many multivitamin supplements in the market make people skip having fruits and vegetables in their daily diet. One may be 
surprised to find out, however, that there 
are still other vital and natural nutrients in fruits and vegetables that are not found in multivitamins that are commercially available in the market  today. 

Fruits and vegetables can help prevent chronic illnesses because it contains antioxidants, minerals, and phytochemicals that help balance the blood sugar and lower the cholesterol in the body. Thus, helping in the prevention of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, among others.  

Frequent consumption of fruits and vegetables is ideal for the weight conscious individuals who do not want to deprive themselves of good flavor. Although some fruits may contain sugar, it does not make the body fat because it is a natural sugar, unlike those found in sweets and candies. It also contains fiber, which is good in flushing out the toxins of the body. Thus, making it a very important part of everyone’s diet. 

1 comment:

  1. Greens

    Eat all the above everyday as your main dish and your weight will drop as far as you want it to be and you will be disease free.