Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Welcome to the Fresh Realm!

No-Cook Fruit and Vegetable Snack Recipes

Get lost on this imaginary kingdom and discover all the World's Fruits and Veggies in a single website.

Although it is not known exactly how many types of fruits and vegetables exist in the world, the best answer is thousands. Agriculturalists constantly cultivate new varieties of fruits and vegetables and, for example, here are over 3000 varieties of pears grown around the world.

Why include fruits and vegetables on your daily diet?

1. Vitamins and minerals - fruits and vegetables contain many vitamins and minerals that help you feel healthy and energized. These include vitamins A (beta-carotene), C and E, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus and folic acid. Folic acid may reduce blood levels of homocysteine, a substance that may be a risk factor for coronary heart disease. 

2. Fiber - fruits and vegetables are a good source of dietary fiber that helps fill you up and keeps your digestive system happy.

3. Low in calories - Fruits and vegetables are also low in fat, salt and sugar.

4. Protection against risk diseases - eating plenty of fruits and veggies may help reduce the risk of many diseases because they contain phytochemical or plant chemicals. These biologically active substances can help to protect you from some diseases, such as: type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure (hypertension), etc.

5. Quick and Natural Snack - Fruits and veggies are nature's treat and easy to grab for a snack. Find here some ideas.

6. Variety - fruits and veggies ae available in an almost infinite variety and all over the world...there's always something new to try.

7. Convenience - fruits and veggies are nutritious in any form: fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice so they're ready when you are.

8. Keep it colorful. Challenge yourself to try fruits and vegetables of different colors. Make it a red/green/orange day (apple, lettuce, carrot), or see if you can consume a rainbow of fruits and vegetables during the week.



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