Food Facts: O

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Fruits.

Orange
– Vitamin C: for skin health and the immune system
– Thiamine: helps to convert food into energy
– Folate: for cell function and tissue growth
– Potassium: helps to regulate blood pressure
Whether as a juice alone, with other fruits or simply enjoyed alone. An orange is super delicious

Olive
– Vitamin E: helps fight off infection and protects eyesight
– Iron: necessary for the transport of oxygen in red blood cells
– Copper: allows the body to maintain healthy bones, blood vessels, nerves and immune function
– Calcium: needed for the body to take on vitamins to develop healthy bones and teeth
Enjoy alone, in a salad or even on a pizza

Vegetables.

Onion
– Vitamin C
– Folate
– Vitamin B6: regulates emotions (serotonin, dopamine and GABA)
– Potassium:
I love onions in everything. From gravy, to soups, stews, curries, stir fries and even roasted with other veg

Nuts, grains and legumes.

Oats
– Manganese: an essential vitamin for the functioning of your brain and nervous system
– Phosphorus: helps to maintain normal acid balance, supports growth and aids calcium to develop healthy bones and teeth
– Magnesium: needed to help maintain normal nerve and muscle function
– Copper
– Iron
– Zinc: great for the immune system
– Folate
– Thiamine
– Panthothenic acid: helps to make blood cells and convert food into energy
– Calcium
– Potassium
– Vitamin B6
– Niacin: helps lower cholesterol, ease arthritis and boost brain function
I absolutely love oats either as my breakfast, in a smoothie to thicken it up or even as part of my dessert.

Love, always – B
Etsy shop: beccabynature

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