Focus on the Vegetables in 2020
It is the start of a whole new year, or should we say decade. Everyone has made their new years resolutions to live better and healthier lives. Making the switch to a stricter diet can be hard and most of the time, people fail at it. At Rx Catering, we strive to make it easier for you to fuel your body with the nutrients it needs. A lot of the time, vegetables are forgotten about even though they are essential and can be delicious is correctly prepared. We can help bring that tastefulness nutrition to life. Here are some specific veggies that can are important for a healthy diet and can actually taste rather great.
Spaghetti squash –a perfect source of vitamin C, B6, and manganese. It also gives you a little bit of potassium, niacin, and pantothenic acid. Once you cook it, the flesh can be taken out and it is a lot like spaghetti so it can be used in place of pasta as a healthier food option. This squash is quite high in good nutrients and is a great low carb, low calorie option.
Asparagus – a vitamin K and folate rich vegetable that has many anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is full of vitamins c, e, and beta-carotene. It is also full of minerals such as manganese, selenium, and zinc. It is more importantly super rich in glutathione which is good for detoxing and getting carcinogens out of your body which prevents cancer.
Carrots – a beta carotene filled veggie that helps with keeping your vision good. Carrots are highly nutrient rich and full of antioxidants that help detox your body and prevent cancer. They are also good for the cardiovascular part of your body!
Consuming vegetables every single day is super important, so be sure to make it a priority. Veggies do not have to be dull. You don’t need to serve them by themselves and force your children to eat them when they seem gross to them. There are ways to cook up a tasty meal with the vegetables thrown in with other ingredients that will compliment and hide them. Let us at RX Catering in Little Rock, AR serve something up for you! Give us a call anytime.
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