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Nutritious Produce Guide May 2019

Nutritious Produce Guide May 2019

Greg Sterner, Licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Nutrition Specialist

Below the list of the benefits from enjoying these May superstars! Rich in Fiber Help Relieve Constipation. Strengthen Bones. Improve Heart Health. Improve Metabolism. Relieve Earaches. Reduce Fever. Anti-inflammatory Properties. Treat Skin Disorders. A good source of folate, dietary fiber, and vitamins C and K are also packed with antioxidants; they're number 7 on the USDA's top 20 antioxidant-rich foods list. A great source of nutrients, including fiber, folate and vitamins A, C and K. Additionally, eating asparagus has a number of potential health benefits, including weight loss, improved digestion, healthy pregnancy outcomes and lower blood pressure. Fewer gout symptoms. Antioxidants. A stronger immune system. Improved vision. Fewer osteoarthritis symptoms. Better recovery after exercise. Better short-term memory. Improved sleep. Packed With Nutrients. High in Antioxidants. May Boost Immunity. May Support Heart Health. May Improve Digestive Health. May Support Eye Health. May Improve Hair and Skin Health. May Help Lower Your Risk of Certain Cancers. Loaded With Nutrients. Contains Disease-Fighting Antioxidants. Its Enzymes Can Ease Digestion. May Help Reduce the Risk of Cancer. May Boost Immunity and suppress Inflammation. May Ease Symptoms of Arthritis. May Speed Recovery after Surgery or strenuous Exercise. Often an overlooked member of the veggie platter, the radish is not to be ignored. Adding more radishes to your diet could help you lower your blood pressure, cleanse your kidneys, and , and improve your hydration. About 3.5oz of rhubarb contains nine percent of the daily recommended amount of calcium, and 5g of fiber. Rhubarb is also high in vitamin K (which is essential for strong bones), vitamin C, iron and manganese. A great source of fiber, vitamin C, and antioxidants, strawberries can benefit your health in the following ways. Improves immune functioning. Lowers blood pressure. Treats symptoms of arthritis and gout. Offers protection against cancer. Promotes healthy eyesight. Regulates blood sugar. Lowers risk of stroke. WHAT'S IN SEASON: MAY PRODUCE GUIDE Apricots: Artichokes: Asparagus: Cherries: Mangoes: Pineapple: Rhubarb: Radish: Improves digestion. Slows down aging. Lowers blood sugar levels. Supports healthy circulation and a healthy heart. Improves eye health. Boosts energy. Weight loss. Improves thyroid and adrenal functions.

 

Yours in Great Health, Greg

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