Most of us eat fruits and vegetable regularly. They are a part of our diet from a long time ago. We eat them raw, cooked, and even drink them as juices. There are many things about fruits and veggies that can be very useful and necessary to know.
1. Never mix grapefruits with medications
Grapefruits are among the most nutritious fruits but they can cause some fatal reactions with certain medication. Make sure to consult a medical professional before consumption of grapefruit if you are taking certain medication.
2. Fruits and veggies package of fiber
Fruits and vegetables are an excellent source of fiber. Fibre helps in regulating blood sugar, bowel movements, cholesterol.
3. The skin is usually the best part
Skin of fruits and veggies is considered to be most nutritious. It contains the highest percentage of nutrients. So next time remember to have them with the peels.
4. Bananas are fascinating
Two incredible things about bananas are they are a rich source of potassium and vitamins. Also, bananas are technically herbs and belong to the same ‘botanical family’ as mint or basil.
5. Eating fruits and vegetables hardly affects your weight
All fruits and all vegetables are low in calories. It is why dieticians and doctors prefer their consumption. Some fruits carry a high amount of sugar, so don’t overdo it on sweet fruit. Raw vegetables in the form of salads are the best source of nutrients and vitamins. They hardly have any effect on the weight.
6. Broccoli has more protein than a steak
There is more protein in broccoli than the steak. Broccoli also has no saturated and trans fats or cholesterol.