What is fruit and veggie power?
Fruits and vegetables are often overlooked powerhouses of vitality, energy, nutrients, and minerals. Are you eating enough of them? Download our free ebook to learn how you can charge your health and immunity with the power of fruits and veggies.
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Eight things you will learn in The Miraculous Power Of Fruits And Vegetables
The most powerful fruits and vegetables in terms of nutritional content and what each of them can do for you
• Superfoods that you never heard about – and some that you can come by easily
• How to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet and easily
• Whether you can use vitamin tablets to get the same effect
• How to make it easier to get more fruits and vegetables in your diet
• Why fruits and vegetables are so beneficial and how they are different
• How to build a healthy diet around fruits and vegetables
• How to avoid common mistakes of eating too much fruit and vegetables (weight gain, bad teeth)
- much more!
What do fruits and vegetables contain?
Fruits and vegetables contain:
Vitamins – organic compounds that provide a range of roles in the
Minerals – Metal, stone, and other inorganic compounds that form
many of the structures in the human body
Essential amino acids – The building blocks of protein that help
form muscle, skin, brain tissue and more
Essential fatty acids – Crucial for absorption of nutrients, formation
of hormones, and more
Fiber – Improves digestion, helps support a healthy gut flora
Some beneficial minerals:
Calcium – Used to build bones and connective tissues. Used in the
communication between cells.
Magnesium – Builds bones, in combination with calcium in
particular. Also increases testosterone production.
Zinc – Supports a stronger sense of smell, helps support
testosterone in combination with magnesium. Important for brain
Potassium – An electrolyte that can prevent cramping.
Iron – Used to create hemoglobin. These are the red cells that
carry blood and therefore oxygen around the body.
Beneficial power vitamins in fruits and vegetables
Beneficial power vitamins in fruits and vegetables include:
Vitamin C – Supports the immune system. Used to make the feelgood hormone serotonin.
Vitamin D – EVEN better than vitamin C for helping to fight colds.
Regulates the production of crucial hormones like testosterone.
Vitamin A – Important for the skin, and eyes. Turns out it might
also have a big role to play in brain health.
Vitamin B Complex – Among other things, helps the body to
extract energy from carbs.
Other useful nutrients found in fruits and vegetables:
Omega 3 fatty acid – One of the most important nutrients of all.
Helps to boost brain function, fight inflammation, and more.
Lutein – Related to vitamin A. Helps to increase energy efficiency.
Polyphenols – Plant compounds that have many very beneficial
effects in the body, many of which we still don’t realize!
Antioxidants – Fight cancer.
Examples of highly beneficial fruits and vegetables
Garlic – Kills unwanted bacteria. Widens blood vessels. Aids
Beets – Used by athletes in order to improve their performance.
Mushrooms – Packed with lean protein and also one of the only
food sources of vitamin D.
Cherries – Help us sleep thanks to the content of melatonin
Bananas – Rich in potassium to help prevent cramps, boost mood,
Apples – High in vitamin C to strengthen the immune system. Also
high in epicatechin, which can aid muscle growth.
Celery – The high-water content makes them hydrated but they
also contain fiber. Extremely low calorie and great for dieting.
Avocado – Extremely popular for those looking to follow a low carb
diet. Also rich in omega 3 and more.
Red grapes – High in resveratrol, which may actually help us to
Benefits of fruits and veggies
More energy – wake up feeling great and last all day!
Better mood – more serotonin means you are less grumpy and
less likely to feel sad
Improved cognitive performance – say goodbye to brain fog, lack
of focus, poor memory
Better immune system to prevent yourself from getting colds and
Fight cancer and aging by combating antioxidants
Better body composition – lose weight and build muscle by
supporting your metabolism
Combat a host of specific illnesses and diseases
Improve your microbiome and boost your gut healthRisks of too much
How to get more fruits and vegetables
Use frozen packs and then break bits off into your cooking
Cook meals like bolognaise and hot pots that allow you to throw
lots of ingredients in
Cook more than you need and then freeze the extra in individual
pots to bring out as needed
Get dried fruit – or dry your own!
Grow your own vegetables
Dietary mistakes to avoid
An empty calorie is simply any food that is high in calories (energy)
but that doesn’t provide much in the way of nutrition as a result.
This often means things like hot dogs, chips, chocolate.
Fruits and vegetables offer the precise opposite proposition
Consuming a multivitamin doesn’t work as well. However, it can be
somewhat useful as a backup.