Eating fruits and vegetables is an acquired habit, and is very beneficial for you as a woman, as they are related to your beauty, health and vitality.
Have at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, in salads, soups, main courses, snacks or included in your morning or dinner sandwiches. One serving consists of half a cup of cooked vegetables, 1 cup of raw chopped vegetables or one medium-sized fruit.
Fruits and vegetables are rich in:
1. Minerals and vitamins (vitamin A, C, E) for healthy skin and radiant hair.
2. Healthy fibre which has a major role in regulating intestinal function, preventing constipation, intestinal discomfort and bloating.
3. Water which is important for the cells of the body and face, as well as facilitating digestion.
4. Antioxidants: in addition to the above benefits, colored fruits like tomatoes, carrots, spinach and broccoli, and a variety of fruits like oranges, strawberries and grapes have special benefits since they provide you with nutrients (antioxidants) which are great for your health and protect you from diseases, especially cancer and heart diseases.
Low in calories, full of nutrition!
Being low in calories, fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy weight loss diet. In addition, eating fruits and vegetables will make you feel full, and this way you will eat less of the main course and avoid consuming excess calories.
Remember also that fruits and vegetables are a healthy and natural source of energy, free of preservatives and additives. They refresh you, especially during a day full of activities.