The Prasouda Diet – Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables have the most importance in the Prasouda Diet plan.  They comprise the bulk of what you should be eating every day.  Why are they so important?  The reason is because they contain so many different kinds of vitamins and minerals that are essential in keeping your body healthy.  They also help to prevent disease and other chronic illnesses.  If our eating habits emphasize regular consumption in the Prasouda Diet then we can be healthier overall.  Let’s examine some of the vitamins and minerals in particular and the types of fruits or vegetables in which they can be found in.

Calcium

Prasouda Diet Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables - CabbageCalcium is important for strong bones and healthy teeth.  Often found in milk sources or other dairy foods, it is vital to have calcium intake on a daily basis.  What most people don’t realize is that calcium can also be found in certain vegetables in large amounts as well.  For instance, it can be found in broccoli and leafy green vegetables such as spinach, arugula, and cabbage.  You can also find it contained within garlic, sun dried tomatoes, turnip greens, okra, and sweet potatoes.

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