Now that the summer season is over, most of us are thrilled to welcome another season that signals a bounty of fresh fruits and veggies.
A variety of squash, sweet potatoes, apples, and pears are especially abundant that offers essential vitamins and antioxidants that help fight against premature aging and cancer. The fall season has yet many things to offer, so let’s make use of the time while it’s here. Let’s check out what healthy fruits and veggies we get to enjoy this fall season!
- Apples (Fruit – Phase 1)
Apples are packed with antioxidants that help prevent chronic illness and promotes the slow aging process. Apples have a naturally sweet, tender crunchy properties and it is a perfect delicacy that can be added to jams, jellies, and desserts.
- Beets (Veggie – Phase 1 and 3)
Green root beets are best to toss in salads and roast because of betaine – a substance that help prevents chronic illness like heart and liver diseases. It also reduces the risk of dementia as it promotes blood flow to your brain.
- Cranberries (Fruit – Phase 3)
Cranberries taste best from October to November, this fruit is perfect for indulging and enjoying the fall season. Cranberry help prevents UTI, oral diseases and slows the growth of cancer cells.
- Pumpkin (Veggie – Phase 1 and 3)
Pumpkin is the best source of alpha and beta- carotene to promote healthy vision and cell growth. Its seed is also packed with omega-3 fatty acids that serve as your healthy fats in phase 3. It prevents heart diseases, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Aside from being a delicious treat, pumpkins also play an essential role in our Halloween festivities!
- Brussels Sprouts (Veggie – Phase 3) and Cabbage (All Phases)
These veggies are packed with vitamins A and C, which possessed high concentrations of cancer-fighting glucosinolates. These cruciferous veggies also possessed high alkaline content that is needed for your body to burn those fats and enhance your metabolism.
- Sweet Potatoes (Veggie – Phase 1 and 3)
The fall season is considered the peak season for Sweet potatoes. Just like squash, they are also rich in beta-carotene and promotes healthy eyesight. It is also a great source of vitamin C and their skin contains nearly four grams of fiber, which helps you to feel fuller and satisfied after your meal.
There! I just mentioned some of the best produce to enjoy this season. We hope you get the best out of this fall season 🙂