After a winter and a small selection of fruits and vegetables, markets are every day more colorful, and the choice is getting better. Here are the top five foods that you must eat in June.
It’s time to for winter fruits and vegetables to be placed on a waiting list and move to delicious foods such as cherries, strawberries or cucumbers and zucchini.
Full of antioxidants and low in calories, cherries are definitely on the list of the best foods in June. Because of its nutrients cherries help us with insomnia and protect the heart, and they are rich in lycopene, vitamin C and fiber.
The composition of the water is 96 percent and can hydrate the body. They are also rich in vitamins C, A and K, and contains magnesium, potassium and very low in calories. In addition to salads, do not forget that cucumbers can be cooked as a soup or one of them to prepare a cold soup.
Perhaps not as famous as cucumbers or cherry, but okra is just as healthy and tasty. It is also an excellent source of fiber, vitamins A, B6, C and K as well as magnesium and potassium. You can be prepared as a vegetable with meat, or fry vegetables such as zucchini.
Tasty and juicy strawberries are now probably the most wanted because this is their season. Juicy strawberries usually have a lot of vitamins C and B6, and one cup has only 49 calories. Some studies have even shown that strawberries are an excellent food for those who want to lose weight because they have nutritional ingredients that boost metabolism, reduce your appetite and help control blood sugar levels.
In 100 grams of raw zucchini can be found only 16 calories and they are rich in vitamins, fiber, manganese, and vitamin C and are a good source of magnesium, vitamin A, potassium, dietary fiber, folic acid, phosphorus, copper and vitamin B2. They can be prepared in many ways, with a combination of rice, as well as fry stuffed zucchini or like pancakes.