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Vegetables that you need to eat in February

Updated on February 21, 2013

Rocket

Rocket grows everywhere and it is an excellent source of protein, B vitamins, dietary fibers, vitamin A, C and K. It is rich in folic acid, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and manganese. Most often we eat in the form of salad it is also excellent in combination with salmon. It improves digestion, reduces stress and strengthens the immune system when it is weakened.

The rocket is safe and natural alternative for the treatment of gastric ulcers as demonstrated by a one of the scientist from Saudi Arabia. It decreasing gastric acid secretion and promotes hormone activity against digital ulcers.

Rocket can prevent the progress of several types of cancer. Encourage enzymes that liberate the body of toxins and potential carcinogens.

Rocket is full of live nutrients that stimulate digestion. A cup of rocket leaves in your meals allows easy digestion and works against closure. With its savory rocket also promotes the functioning of the lungs and liver. Rocket reduces the risk of cataracts (thanks to vitamin A).

Rocket seeds has been used for centuries as an ingredient in aphrodisiac (aphrodisiac is a substance that increases sexual desire). Rocket seeds are used for flavoring oils.

Rocket can be enjoyed raw or cooked. Rocket leaves mix with lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes and carrots. This is one of the ways how can you create a healthy salad with low calorie but rich in vitamins and other nutrients.

Rocket flowers are small and white and they can be used in salads for spicy taste. Rocket can be also added to soups or braised vegetable dishes.

Rocket is an exceptional source of chlorophyll, which cleans your blood from toxins and fill it up with energy. It helps large amounts of oxygen to get in all parts of the body and creates an environment that is not suitable for viruses and harmful bacteria. Chlorophyll is also useful for healthy skin and preventive action against cancer. Rocket also contains carotenes, which are also known as an excellent source of antioxidants.

Rocket can be used in salads, vegetable dishes, soups, as an ingredient in the preparation of pizza and pasta.

If you are looking for health, then enjoy a salad of rocket and get rid of the toxins from your body.

Asparagus

Asparagus is one of the types of vegetables, which is the richest with vitamins and minerals. They are also low calorie and rich with fibers, making them the ideal food for those who like to eat well and at the same time take care of a slim figure.

Asparagus is an excellent source of calcium, zinc, magnesium and selenium. In asparagus is also plenty of dietary fiber, protein, vitamins A, C, E, K and vitamin D and B complex. Moreover contain iron, potassium and manganese. Asparagus can be prepared in many different ways: as a soup, salad, side dish or as a snack between meals.

Folic acid in asparagus is important for cell rejuvenation, for producing the blood and for the formation of hormones. In addition, asparagus promote metabolism and promote activity of kidneys and they clearing the body of toxins. Asparagus support liver and lung functions. People who are prone to kidney stones and high levels of uric acid in the blood, they must eat asparagus in moderate amounts.

Asparagus

Beetroot

Beetroot is rich with vitamin C, iron and magnesium. It contains fiber, folic acid, potassium and manganese. You can have it like salad or as a soup or side dish or as a juice.

Beetroot detoxifies the organism, from the brain it removes metal toxins, drains water and acids from the organism, strengthens the organism, boosts the immune system, protects against colds and flu, inhibits the development of cancer cells, regulates the pressure and promotes the formation of red blood cells. It is well-known as well as vegetables that rejuvenates it strengthens connective tissue and skin, to the hair and nails it gives luster and it gives skin elasticity and it takes care for your optimistic mood.

It can be used for salads or as side dish to cold plates. It can be used as warm side dish, spiced with an onion, salt, vinegar and spoon of red wine to meat dishes. We can stir juice of beetroot with freshly compact juice of oranges, apples or lemons.

Spices that we are using for beetroot often are, a horseradish, a coriander, ginger, a caraway, cloves, lemon juice, a dill and a parsley. Mediterranean and Asia are native country of beetroot.

Beetroot

Broccoli

Broccoli is a good source of protein, vitamin E, thiamine, riboflavin, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and selenium. It is an excellent source of vitamin A, C, K, B 6, folic acid, potassium and manganese. Broccoli can be prepared in many ways: as soup, as pasta or you can use it as a side dish with meat. A broccoli is very tasty vegetable that fits numerous dishes.

A dark green vegetable such as broccoli is rich in phytoestrogens, natural estrogen, so it is recommended to women who are in menopause. People who eat more dark green vegetables are also less diagnosed with cancer.

Broccoli

Savoy cabbage

Savoy cabbage is a good source of thiamin, riboflavin, iron, magnesium and phosphorus. It is an excellent source of fibers, vitamin A, C, K, B6, folic acid, potassium and manganese. Savoy cabbage has a slightly bitter taste, which it isn't one of the most popular vegetables. Brussels sprouts can be tastier if it is prepared properly.

Savoy cabbage is extremely beneficial because it strengthens the immune system, reduces the formation of cataracts and have positive effect on cardiovascular disease. They found also that strengthens bones and prevents wear and tear of cartilage in the joints. It also reduces the possibility of cancer, particularly stomach cancer, but also reduces the risk of developing a skin cancer. Since it is easy to digest and has a low glycemic index, has a strong preventive action in the formation of ulcer.

It is advisable to consume even in pregnancy.

Savoy gabbage

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