Dietitian Yasin Ayyıldız gave important information about the subject. As we say goodbye to winter, this month when flowers bud and many foods that have health benefits grow. So what are these foods?
It is a very nutritious food used as a vegetable and ornamental plant produced in Europe, America, Asia and Africa. Asparagus is a plant with positive benefits for health, containing vitamins A, C, K and B with high folic acid value. The vitamins it contains ensure that asparagus is included in the group of antioxidant vegetables. The fact that it is an antioxidant and has a high fiber content shows that it can be a functional nutrient without preventing colon cancer. The folic acid it contains makes asparagus important for pregnant and lactating mothers.
It is a medicinal and aromatic plant. It is grown naturally in the western and southern parts of Turkey. Rosemary has antibacterial, antioxidant, antiviral and positive effects in strengthening the immune system. It contains many of A, C and B vitamins. It facilitates digestion. It has painkiller properties. It has positive effects on diarrhea and abdominal pain.
It is a vegetable that is widely produced in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions of our country. In addition to its vitamin and mineral content, it is a plant rich in polyphenolic compounds, inulin and fiber. Artichoke leaves contain many substances with antioxidant properties. Artichoke has antifungal and antibacterial properties.
It ranks high in vegetables in terms of potassium magnesium iron content. It is one of the richest types of vegetables in terms of vitamin K content. Chard, which is a vegetable with a high content of carotenoids, has a high content of ß-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin. It has effects on reducing cancer and cardiovascular disorders. It facilitates digestion. It prevents urinary tract infections.
Cress is among the cabbage group vegetables. Like other dark green leafy vegetables, cress is very rich in vitamin K. It is a plant with high antioxidant capacity. Thanks to the vitamins and sulfur compounds it contains, it helps to prevent various diseases. It is a plant with high calcium content. It has diuretic properties. It facilitates digestion.
Cabbage is one of the vegetables whose leaves are consumed. It is a plant rich in vitamin A. It helps in the prevention of problems such as night blindness-eye inflammation and dry eyes. It helps in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. It facilitates digestion. It helps to reduce the amount of edema in the body.
It is a vegetable with high vitamin A, C and fiber content. Due to its rich protein content, it can be used to meet some of the daily protein rate in vegan nutrition. Fresh broad beans contain L-Dopa, a dopamine precursor. Thanks to the L-deposit it contains, it is thought to help prevent Parkinson's disease.