The leaves are turning different colors, the weather is slowly cooling down, however ‘tis the season to still feast healthy! Don’t let the change in season change your good nutrition habits!
Below is a list of foods in their peak to feed on this fall without compromising that waistline:
Apples: Antioxidant and 4 g of dietary fiber
Brussels Sprouts: Contains Vitamin K, folate and iron
Pears: Contains Vitamin C, copper, and 4 g of fiber
Cauliflower: May help prevent cancer, contains Vitamin C, and may lower cholesterol
Squash: Contains omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin A
Pumpkin: Contains potassium, fiber, and B vitamins
Sweet Potatoes: Contains Vitamin A, iron and is anti-inflammatory
Pomegranates: Antioxidant and contains Vitamin C and folate
Dates: Low in fat, contains fiber and potassium
Kiwi: Contains Vitamin C, potassium and copper
Grapefruit: Contains Vitamin C, lycopene, and pectin (can lower cholesterol)
Tangerines: Contains Vitamin C and beta-carotene
Whether it’s in a special recipe, as a side or simply a mid-afternoon snack, give these nutritious yet delicious choices a try! With the fall season among us, the possibilities are endless and flavors full of promise!
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