A bit melancholy autumn despite the good weather and high temperatures? Seasonal fruit and vegetables arrive on the table, capable of warding off the melancholy of autumn and regaining the right energy, without forgetting to purify the liver and help the intestine.
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So the typical autumn fruit and vegetables on our tables are perfect: figs, persimmons and pomegranates to get the right sprint, but also chestnuts, grapes, pumpkin and cabbage.
Seasonal fruit and vegetables in October
FRUIT: Chestnuts, Clementines, Kaki, Raspberries, Lemons, Apples, Pears, Grapes
VEGETABLES: Garlic, chard, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, chicory, fennel, salads, eggplant, potatoes, peppers, radicchio, turnips, radishes, celery, spinach, pumpkins
Let's find out on Fruit24, the project promoted by Apo Conerpo and co-financed by the European Union and the Ministry of Agriculture, how to find the right motivation to integrate fruit and vegetables into our days. To feel good and feel fit.
To start the day! Let's not forget about fruit
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and the right time to enrich your daily diet with a nice portion of fruit: citrus fruits, kiwis, apples in the form of juices or wedges will be for you and will give you the energy you need to get started as the day should be.
And above all, NEVER skip breakfast.Read also: all about seasonal ailments
The mid-morning break with a fruit
The ideal would be to consume a seasonal fruit, in wedges, varying it from day to day. It serves to improve the activity of the metabolism.
You can also have a snack with fruit salad or a fruit cake.
There are conflicting opinions, but it must be known that fruit helps digestion, especially if the meal was mainly protein. Above all, it lowers the desire to indulge in a sweet ending.
Vegetables should also be introduced: as a side dish or as a single dish.
Snack, so as not to arrive hungry for dinner
Prefer low-sugar fruit, in the form of fruit salad, pureed with milk or white yogurt with no added sugar.
Happy hour? With fruit!
The cocktail? It doesn't have to be alcoholic, there are many fruit drinks or juices. We can also try with vegetable juices!
And for dinner ...
Supplement your diet with the nutrients you did not consume during the meal. Better to eat small portions, because in the evening the metabolism slows down, especially if you move less. Always complete with a portion of fruit and vegetables (side dish, soup or salads).
If right after dinner we feel like a snack, let's choose at least the right one. Some fruit or vegetables in pinzimonio to nibble will help us to avoid the temptation to nibble more ...Read also: Breakfast: why to make it, how to make it and how to convince children that they don't want it
Having a pre-sleep snack is allowed if dinner has not been eaten or has been reduced.
"Fruits and vegetables reduce the sense of appetite without adding fat and calories and the contents of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients can be absorbed by the body during the night, also improving hydration".
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