Winter time means cold season for most people. But not for you! GymAesthetics tells you which vitamins keep your immune system going and thus let you survive the cold season unscathed.
Why do you need vitamins?
It sounds like the life tips from grandmas and aunts: In autumn, eat plenty of Brussels sprouts, kale or turnips – this keeps you fit and healthy! Sounds old-fashioned at first, but the autumn classics mentioned are the regional superfood for the cold season. With their high vitamin and mineral content, they cover your needs excessively.
In total there are around 15 different vitamins and up to 70 trace elements and minerals that are necessary for all relevant processes in your body. However, apart from vitamin D, the body cannot produce any of these substances itself. Vitamins and Co. support digestion, strengthen your teeth or hair and strengthen your immune system.
The top 5 vitamin bombs at a glance:
1. Lamb’s lettuce
Lamb’s lettuce belongs in the fridge and on the plate in autumn. The regional product is available for little money and has the highest iron content of all vegetable and herb varieties. So perfect for vegan or vegetarian powerhouses!
Beetroot rocks your health! The beet curbs inflammation ice cold, has an antioxidant effect and is also a convincing drink in your nutritional plan. You can read more about the healthy over here.
Eat carrots – sounds banal, but it’s awesome! On average, every German has 6.5 kilograms of carrots a year, more would be even better. One medium-sized carrot is enough to meet the daily requirement for vitamin A.
Whether in a stew as a soup – the tuber vegetables are convincing! Because the parsnips are rich in carbohydrates and therefore very filling. They also contain all kinds of vitamin B & C as well as numerous minerals.
Autumn is mushroom time! It doesn’t always have to be exotic varieties, however, the simple mushrooms also provide plenty of benefits. The fungus consists of 90 percent water. With only 16 kcal and 0.3g fat per 100g, mushrooms are the ideal ingredient in your diet phase.
Compare apples with pears?
Apples are the small culinary medicine cabinet that fits in every pocket. The pome fruit has 30 different minerals and vitamins that give your immune system an optimal boost. However, those who cannot cope with the fruit acid prefer to use pears regularly. The same number of good ingredients, but more digestible for sensitive stomachs.