Food Facts: H

I feel like we’re having so many big, long list days with food or hardly any at all. For H, we’re kind of in the middle but there is one of my favourite foods on this list.. can you guess which one it is?

Previous days;
A / B / C / D / E / F / G

Fruits.

Honeydew melon
– Vitamin C: for the immune system and skin health
– Vitamin B1:
– Folate: for cell function and tissue growth
– Potassium: regulates blood pressure
– Magnesium: needed to help maintain normal nerve and muscle function
– Vitamin K: helps the blood to clot
Perfect alone or as part of a fruit salad

Nuts, Grains and Legumes.

Hemp seeds
– Potassium: helps with bloating
– Calcium: needed for the body to take on vitamins to develop healthy bones and teeth
– Iron: necessary for the transport of oxygen in the red blood cells
– Omega-3 fatty acids: lower blood pressure, reduce risk of heart disease, slow development of plaque in the arteries
– Omega-6 fatty acids:
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus: helps to maintain normal acid balance, supports growth and aids calcium to aid healthy bones and teeth
– Thiamin: allows the body to use carbs as energy
– Zinc: good for the immune system
– Copper: allows the body to maintain healthy bones, blood vessels, nerves and immune function
– Manganese: an essential vitamin for the functioning of your brain and nervous system
– Vitamin E: protects cells from the damage caused by free radicals
Perfect as a breakfast topper, put into smoothies or on top of salads

Haricot beans
– Folate
– Manganese
– Thiamine
– Magnesium
– Iron

Hazelnuts
– Vitamin E
– Thiamin
– Magnesium
– Copper
– Manganese
Hazelnuts are one of my favourite nuts. I love them alone, in brownies, with yoghurt or with muesli

I hope you’re loving this series and I’d love to know which your favourite nut is. I also love walnuts, but they’re not going to be on these food facts for quite some days yet!

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Love, always – B
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