1. Whole-wheat pretzels Eating carbohydrate-rich foods gives you an energy boost and triggers the brain to release a feel-good chemical called serotonin. 2. Carrots Munching on crunchy foods also helps beat stress. Nutrient-rich carrots, celery and other crunchy, fresh veggies offer satisfying crispness, but won't bog you down with too many calories. 3. Tea Calm frazzled nerves with a steaming cup of your favourite tea blend. The soothing warmth and tea's plant compounds work…
They're low in calories and high in fiber, and they help keep you fuller longer. You already know what 100 calories of fresh fruit looks like, but here's another handy poster that gives a visual of 100 calories of Summer veggies.
Greenish/White fruits and veggies: Some white foods prevent cancer and heart disease, and lower cholesterol levels. Celery is often dubbed as a useless vegetable because it has no calories, but it does have minerals like good sodium that help keep the joints healthy. Mushrooms help prevent cancer and keep your body in balance.
How to Heal Your Organs with the Secret Powers of Fruits & Vegetables (Fresh Juice) | David Kovacs for Elephant Journal | I don't advocate #juicing. This infographic offers up the fruits and veggies that can, indeed, support the health of your various organs. My suggestion: Make a great green salad (leave the peel on cucumbers, if you use them), and eat a big bowl of it, every day, along with a variety of fruit. Peace. ~Ellen
Keep your #vegetables tasting farm fresh by knowing which ones to store in the fridge — and which ones you shouldn't: www.recipe.com/blogs/cooking/how-to-keep-vegetables-fresh-smart-storage/?socsrc=recpinn041513smartstoragevegetables