The Fruits And Veggies You Should Always Eat Daily To Maintain A Healthy Diet

Bella Breakdown As the old saying goes, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” and that goes for just more than apples. Here are the best fruit and vegetables that you should always eat on a daily basis. Blueberries: If your diet is one that needs those anti-oxidants, then blueberries are typically what you’ll eat. The fruit specifically has anthocyanins, which is a flavonoid connected with cognitive ability. These little nuggets also contain Vitamin K1, which helps with blood clotting, as well as Vitamin C and manganese, a mineral associated with the metabolism of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates,...

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Are Fruits and Veggies Healthier When Frozen?

Bella Breakdown You may think that you are being healthy by choosing fresh fruits and vegetables over unhealthy foods, but you might have it all wrong. If you truly want healthy veggies then frozen may be what you want to buy. A research study has revealed that frozen fruits and vegetables can include just as many vitamins as the fresh option. Another added bonus to buying frozen is that you can eat them year-round without worrying about spoilage. “In terms of the ways humans have come up with preserving foods, freezing comes up at the top for preserving nutrients,”...

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Cook Cauliflower The Right Way

Bella Breakdown Cauliflower is the renaissance man of vegetables. It can be cooked in so many different ways and be added as an appropriate side to so many different dishes. You can make it super healthy or cook it with butter and fry it to fatty perfection. In order to prepare it correctly, you need to add a few magic touches to your process. Step number one is getting rid of the leaves and the base of the stem. You only want those whiteheads and the last part of the stem, nothing more, nothing less. Then, you want to...

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What You Eat Can Affect How You Feel

Bella Breakdown For a long time, vegetables were my enemy. I did not like to eat them because, well, I am ashamed to admit that I was picky. For me, meat, cheese, and carbs were the staples of my diet (yes, not unlike a high school male teenager… don’t judge me). Fortunately, I am rather athletic and I was able to make up for my lack of good diet with regular exercise. But last year, everything changed for me when I started to have dramatic mood swings and feel more sad and anxious than I had felt in a...

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What A Gut-Healthy Diet Looks Like

Bella Breakdown People often don’t realize just how important it is to eat for a healthy gut. Our gut health is pivotal to our overall health. It is quite literally the epicenter to which our bodies derive it’s functions. They don’t use the term ‘trust your gut’ for nothing. So, what exactly does a gut healthy, daily diet consist of? Morning: A great way to start your morning is with natural oatmeal. Add boiling water, a pinch of salt, and top with blueberries, chopped almonds or pecans, and even drizzle a bit of honey or maple syrup. If you...

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