Our earth is full of very diverse flora. This diverse flora not only makes our earth colorful, but each colored flora having its own benefits. This is our post in our colored vegetables and fruits benefits list.
For many years dietitians has advised to eat brightly colors fruits and vegetables leading people to avoid white colored vegetables and fruits. Following this advice of dietitian, you have missed powerful health benefits of white vegetables viz. cauliflower, pears, white beans, garlic, mushrooms to name some.
This Cruciferous vegetable is in forefront of cancer research. Cauliflower like other in Cruciferous family namely broccoli and cabbage, contains Sulfur compounds called glucosinolates, which helps in maintaining healthy blood vessels and strengthening bone tissues.
This also is a Cruciferous vegetable, known for its cancer-fighting properties, as well as it also help in controlling blood pressure.
Garlic is one of the important ingredient in most of all the cuisine. It is not important just because it makes food tastier, but also due to its medical benefits. Garlic contains antioxidant, which helps boost your immune system. Garlic can also cause acne to disappear and protects your from colds and flu.
Pears antioxidants compounds slow down carbs digestion that could cause blood-sugar spikes, helping in managing pre-diabetes, Pears due to its high fiber and being low in calorie, helps you in weight loss by making your feel fuller for longer time. High fiber content of pears also prevents constipation.
Like garlic, Onions are also important ingredient of cooking. Onions contains quercetin, an anti-inflammatory chemical, which help ease discomfort from arthritis. Quercetin’s have also been linked beneficial for fever, food allergies, heart disease, stronger immune system and diabetes.
Mushrooms are fungi free from fat, gluten, cholesterol, low in calorie; yet are powerhouse of wealthy minerals – riboflavin, niacin, potassium, selenium and vitamin D. Mushroom helps you in controlling weight without compromising your tastes as they being filling and can make any simple dish tastier.