Best Healthy Foods For Fall

With the advent of autumn, the weather gets cold, also more and more dry.How to improve and balance the nutrition and health through diet, it is very worthy of attention.Autumn is the harvest season with many fruits and vegetables.From September to November, the autumn harvest brings a variety of healthful and delicious produce, from squash and sweet potatoes to apples and pears.They have the rich nutrition. Like apples and cranberries, which offer essential vitamins and antioxidants that slow aging and may help fight cancer.Squash offer healthy alpha- and beta-carotene, which promote good eyesight.

Apples

apples
Apples

Full of antioxidants.Four grams of dietary fiber per serving.

Pears

pears
pears

Good source of vitamin C and copper.Four grams of fiber per serving.

Rutabagas

Rutabaga
Rutabagas

Good source of fiber and vitamin C.Help reduce the risk of prostate and lung cancers.

Squash

squash
squash

Unlike summer squash, winter squash has a fine texture and a slightly sweet flavor. Because of its thick skin, it can be stored for months. It tastes best with other fall flavorings, like cinnamon and ginger. Health benefits include: Contains omega-3 fatty acids.Excellent source of vitamin A .

Sweet potatoes

sweet potato
sweet potato

These orange beauties have the best flavor during fall, their peak season. Like squash, sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, which can prevent vitamin A deficiencies, promote healthy eyesight and generate retinol production. Sweet potatoes are also a good source of vitamin C, and when eaten with their skin on, a medium tater can pack nearly four grams of fiber.

Turnips

Turnip
Turnip

The roots are a good source of vitamin C.Turnip leaves are an excellent source of vitamins A, K, and folate.

Pomegranates

Pomegranates
Pomegranates

A UCLA study showed pomegranate juice has higher antioxidant levels than red wine.Good source of vitamin C and folate.Early studies also suggest that pomegranate may help prevent breast and colon cancers.

Kiwi

Kiwi
Kiwi

More vitamin C than an orange.Good source of potassium and copper.

Grapefruit

grapefruit
grapefruit

More than 75% of your daily recommended intake (DRI) of vitamin C and good source of lycopene.It contains pectin, which has been shown to lower cholesterol.

Tangerines

 

tangerines
tangerines

The small and sweet citrus fruits are positively refreshing for fall recipes.Good source of vitamin C and beta-carotene.

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