10 August 2011


Fruits and vegetables are both nutrient dense and inexpensive

Bananas contain plenty of potassium as well as vitamins B6 and C.

Cabbage is loaded with vitamin C. Every cup of cooked, shredded cabbage that you eat provides 75 percent of your recommended daily allowance (RDA) of C. Cabbage is specifically known to prevent breast cancer. To get the most out of cabbage, eat it raw or very lightly cooked, like stir-fried or steamed.

Cantaloupe is high in vitamins A and C.

Carrots have more vitamin A than any other vegetable, and they're rich in vitamins C and B6. Carrots are known to be great for eyeseit and that is because they are packed with beta-carotene. The orange pigments in carrots boosts the immune system and helps fights diseases. Once cup of carrot juice a day can reduce the risk of lung cancer even among smokers.

Greens, such as spinach and turnip, mustard, and collard greens, are full of vitamin A.

Honeydew melon is high in vitamin C.

Oranges and grapefruits each supply more than 100 percent of your RDA of vitamin C. Oranges contain a wide range of antioxidants which help fight against cancer.

Plums are packed with healthy antioxidants and phytonutrients.

Potatoes are a good source of vitamins C and B6 and potassium.

Food is a beautiful part of a spiritual life. While eating food, be prayerful. Love God with every taste.


Ashraf Al Shafaki said...

Would love to see more of your "food" blog posts for 2012!

ishttah said...

Thank you for the encouragement Ashraf. I will try to write more about food. I try to write about what is in season in Egypt.