Emphasizing the importance of adequate and balanced nutrition in terms of health in the autumn and winter seasons, Dr. Fevzi Özgönül stated that weight control, which is generally paid attention in the summer months, has left its place to negligence in these months.
Dr. Fevzi Özgönül stated that many people have unfortunately moved away from healthy eating habits, thinking that they can hide their weight more easily in thick clothes, and stated that 10 foods that are especially special for November should be consumed in order to both protect from diseases and eat healthy and shrink the body.
It is a plant rich in vitamin C and calcium mineral. It is a food that you should eat not only in winter but in all seasons. Thanks to its antioxidant properties, it reduces the risk of various cancers and is extremely delicious.
With such root vegetables, you can make very tasty soups in the winter. Carrot is a sweet food and extremely healthy. It is also fibrous. It is a food that will keep you healthy in winter when everyone around you is sick. For those trying to lose weight in pot dishes and salads, it should be consumed without exaggeration due to its sugar content. Since it has fat-soluble vitamin A, it should be preferred cooked.
Cabbage is a very nutritious and useful vegetable. It is a powerful antioxidant. Cabbage prevents inflammation, is protective against heart diseases, fatty liver. Thanks to the high amount of vitamins A, C and K it contains, it supports the immune system. Since it is a vegetable rich in potassium, it balances blood pressure. Cabbage is a good source of fiber, so it aids the digestive system and facilitates weight loss.
There can be no list of healthy winter foods without pumpkin. In addition to being rich in all kinds of vitamins, it is especially a storehouse of vitamin A. It is also rich in antioxidant content. It helps to strengthen the immune system. It supports the digestive system as it is rich in fiber content. Pumpkin is very healthy and contains all kinds of minerals to protect you from the cold during the winter months. It can be preferred in meals and soups.
Even though it is low in energy among autumn and winter vegetables, it is preferred raw in salads or especially in pot dishes and olive oil dishes due to its fiber content. It contains a high amount of salt, so it is useful to cook with as little salt as possible. It prevents bad and high cholesterol, is good for the digestive system, is protective against heart and vascular diseases. It is also very beneficial for liver health.
Jerusalem artichoke is a food rich in vitamins A and C, and minerals such as calcium, iron and phosphorus. Jerusalem artichoke, which contains many antioxidants, protects heart health by removing free radicals from the body. It is a good immune booster. It is also beneficial for anemia with its nutritional values.
Cauliflower, which is a cabbage family, is a good source of vitamin C. It also contains vitamins E and B group in its structure. It is rich in sulfur components. In addition to other benefits of sulfur components, antioxidant activities are also high.
Broccoli has been widely consumed in our country in recent years. It is rich in vitamin C and beta carotene. Thus, it supports immunity in winter months. It is a good source of calcium and iron. It is a protective food against many types of cancer.
It is from the onion family. It contains sulphurous compounds in its structure like onions. These sulphurous compounds are known to have positive effects on antibiotics, antivirals, lowering blood pressure, and lowering blood fats. Leek also contributes to the regulation of intestinal activities thanks to the pulp it contains. It contains vitamin C and its green parts are beta carotene. includes.
Spinach with high iron content is also rich in carotene, vitamin C. Its high iodine content is little known, but it is a valuable food in terms of iodine, which is very important for growing children and pregnant women. It is also beneficial for eye health due to its vitamin A content. Spinach with high nutritional value gives energy, strengthens the muscles, is good for bone loss, protects skin health and has a protective effect against cancer.