3 super seasonal veggies!

3 super seasonal veggies!

Consuming more fruits and vegetables has long been associated with preventing many lifestyle-related diseases. Check out 3 of the seasonal fruits and their benefits here. Eating seasonally helps boost the nutrients you can benefit from since you are eating vegetables during their peak.

Asparagus

Green asparagus provide an amazing array of nutrients. You can get a healthy dose of vitamin K along with A, B, and C! A great source of antioxidants, asparagus also packs a fiber punch with the prebiotic, inulin, supporting gut health. Here’s a super easy and delicious asparagus dish to try.

Leeks

Leeks are versatile and easy to prepare, so if you’ve never tried them don’t let that stop you from being nimble. Leeks are related to garlic, onion and scallions but they have a milder flavor. Add them to just about everything and benefit from the fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Leeks, like broccoli, contain kaempferol which is a flavonol that may help lower risk of chronic disease. Solid doses of magnesium and vitamins A and K can be found in leeks as well. Follow this link for an easy way to get acquainted with this nutrient-rich spring time veggie.

Radishes

Radishes, like broccoli, are in the cruciferous family and they have a wonderful peppery taste. Another great source of fiber, vitamins and minerals, radishes have been explored in cancer prevention studies and contain beneficial detoxifying agents. They may reduce inflammation and help alleviate digestive issues. You’re probably used to seeing radishes as thin slices on salads, but it’s time to explore some spectacular dishes. Here’s a simple slaw to try!

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3 super spring fruits

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