With the weather becoming better, the Sun is shining more often and we will tend to crave for fruits instead of sandwiches for our snacking times. Same as vegetable, it contains Vitamins and Minerals but are generally higher in natural sugars (carbs), and so the energy intake (kJ/ kcal) is higher too. Therefore, some fruit might be more suitable during your weight loss and some during replenishing our cells after exercising. We should always choose wisely, but this is the list of fruit that has benefits to our health and weight management.Continue reading “Taste of Summer: Fruits”
Spring is always the time when we are searching for some tips how to clean our organism. Maybe you have notice that green is the colour suggesting us something is fresh & healthy and we hear praises for leafy greens like broccoli and spinach. Celery remains as under-appreciated vegetables and fails to excite the masses with its tastes.Continue reading “SPRING CLEANSING: MAGIC OF CELERY”
When the school run starts, holidays are over and the wind is blowing (again), then we can welcome Autumn . As the season has changed, the food in our trolley might too. There are lots of benefits in this delicious new-season healthy fruits and vegetables. Read more for tips and benefits of my Autumn favourites!
Autumn is apple season. Apples offers array of vitamins, they are easily digestible due to high dietary fibre, plus they are a quick, healthy and tasty snack options. Dietary fibre is important part of diet when you are on a mission to loose some weight – it helps you fill your stomach up and keep you feeling fuller for longer.
“An apple a day keeps a doctor away”
Apples are very low in calories – about 100 calories/piece, no fat, natural sugars and Vitamin C + A. They also contain high levels of antioxidants called flavonoids, which help protect against heart disease and some types of cancers.
The fact you can carry them in a bag or pack them in your lunch box makes apples are the most popular snack I know.
Smoothies are unconditionally part of summer drinks/food as their colours reminding me blooming meadow. Attractive and colourful drink is full of nutrients & vitamins brings lots of benefits! Get a straw. Cheers!