Seasonal Produce In:
Apples - Apples are a rich source of flavonoids and polyphenols, both of which are powerful antioxidants. They also contain malic acid and tartaric acid, which can help prevent disturbances of the liver and digestion. They are rich in fiber, antioxidants, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, carbohydrates and vitamins A, B and C.
Eggplant - Eggplant is low in calories and high in dietary fiber. It contains nasunin, an anthocyanin flavonoid that is a potent antioxidant and free-radical scavenger. Eggplant also helps lower high cholesterol levels and is useful in diabetes treatment. It contains potassium, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, folic acid, magnesium, manganese and niacin..
Garlic - Garlic protects against atherosclerosis and heart disease by decreasing total serum cholesterol while increasing serum HDL (good) cholesterol. It contains allicin, a compound that is effective against infections like colds, flu, stomach viruses and Candida yeast. It is rich in vitamin B6, vitamin C, manganese, selenium, calcium, copper, phosphorous, iron and potassium.
Mushrooms - Mushrooms have many health benefits, including relief from the symptoms of high cholesterol levels. They reduce the risk of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and diabetes. They can also aid in weight loss and boost immunity. Mushrooms contain copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, fibers, and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 and B9..
Onions - Onions are a rich source of quercetin, a strong antioxidant. Onions help lower high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure. They have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. They are rich in vitamin C, chromium and sulfur. They are also helpful in treating atherosclerosis, asthma and diabetes.