Summer is made to be filled with vitamins.
Went here the other day to the supermarket to buy milk. I look, people are swarming around the chest freezer. “Blimey! – I thought, – it’s summer in the yard, there are plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables both in stores and in gardens, and people buy frozen ones.
And it would be fine if frozen foods were very cheap, otherwise they are not. I wanted to stand straight in the middle of the store and cry out: dear citizens, what are you doing?!
I will tell you 13 summer vegetables that are good for health. Take note for yourself – and you will feel good both in a rainy dank autumn, and in winter, in the spring you will not have beriberi.
Zucchini. Until the autumn, they are fried, stuffed, caviar and pancakes are cooked. Zucchini is almost 95% water and is a good diuretic. Salts of phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, as well as in a small amount of iron, sulfur.
sodium salts contained in them, have a positive effect on metabolism. The most valuable are unripe zucchini, the size of which is not more than 25 cm. It is better to eat them with a peel, especially for people suffering from diabetes and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Eggplant. The pulp of the vegetable is rich in potassium, which helps to normalize water metabolism in the body. Doctors recommend this vegetable for constipation, atherosclerosis, as well as for people with problems of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and kidneys. They also remove uric acid salts from the body.
Bulgarian pepper. It must be included in your diet. It contains substances that can make breathing easier. This is an excellent prophylactic in the fight against cancer cells, as it contains beta-carotene, and also contains vitamins B1 and B2 in large quantities. Everyone should eat it, but especially people suffering from heart disease, ulcers and digestive disorders.
Squash. It is desirable to pick them small. This is a low-calorie product that can be stuffed with cheese, mushrooms, vegetables and minced meat, as well as baked in the oven or on the grill.
Passions are valued for their dietary and medicinal properties and are recommended for use by people with ulcers, kidney and liver diseases. This product is also good for hypertension, atherosclerosis and cataracts. They contain substances that help digest proteins.
Tomatoes. Few people don’t like tomatoes. It is very useful to use tomatoes for people with problems of the cardiovascular system, prostatitis and cancer. Tomatoes are also useful for vision.
New potatoes. A delicious and timeless summer dish. Experts assure that if you eat about 300 grams of boiled potatoes per day, you can completely provide the body with carbohydrates, phosphorus and potassium. Boiled potatoes are recommended to be used even for chronic diseases – ulcers and gastritis, as well as for their exacerbation. Potatoes are especially useful for diseases of the kidneys and heart.
Cucumbers. Fresh cucumbers are recommended to be combined with meat dishes, as they contain enzymes that help to absorb animal proteins well. Cucumber fiber contributes to the development of intestinal motor function.
Cucumbers are an excellent remedy in the fight against obesity, gout, heart and kidney diseases. This juicy vegetable has diuretic, choleretic and laxative properties. It is also an excellent appetite stimulant and thirst quencher.
Carrot. Fresh carrots are recommended to be consumed daily, especially in diseases of the liver, kidneys, pancreas, cardiovascular system, gastritis (with low acidity). With vitamin deficiency, carrots are simply an essential product. It also contains carotene, which is superior in content to almost all vegetables and fruits. It is enough to eat from 100 to 200 grams of carrots per day to satisfy the vitamin needs of the body.
Cabbage. The value of white cabbage is that it contains methyl methionine (vitamin U), which can cure gastritis, stomach and duodenal ulcers, intestinal lethargy. Cabbage has analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. It has more fructose than onions, potatoes, carrots and lemons, and it surpasses lemons, oranges and apples in the presence of glucose.
Green seeds contain many vitamins. It has more citric acid than potatoes. And a decoction of the fruits and tops of peas is able to dissolve kidney stones.
Radish. It is eaten raw and stimulates appetite, improves digestion and metabolism. It is considered a fat burner. Radish has the ability to relieve swelling. It is useful to eat salads with radish for people suffering from diabetes and gout.
Radish. An excellent health booster. It is rich in minerals, organic acids and vitamins C and group B. It has strong antimicrobial and bactericidal properties. It has a choleretic and diuretic effect. Its juice is useful for kidney stones.
Corn. “Queen of the Fields” is indispensable as a prophylactic for diseases of the heart, liver, kidneys. It helps a lot with metabolic disorders. In addition, it can be used to improve memory and cleanse the body of radionuclides and toxins.
Doctors recommend eating corn to reduce the aging process of the body. Corn contains such useful substances as phosphorus, iron, magnesium, calcium and potassium, as well as essential amino acids (lysine, tiptop Han).