Spring is a beautiful season full of fresh, blossoming trees and new life. With this beauty comes allergies and post-winter colds. Instead of heading towards the medicine cabinet, try reaching for fresh foods that are full of beneficial nutrients to help get you through this spring season.
Nutrient-rich and easy-to-eat, try these top seven seasonal wellness foods:
High in protein and rich in omega-3 fatty acids, salmon offers a nutrient-rich dish that tastes great broiled, baked or grilled.
Packed with B vitamins, vitamin C and immune-boosting carotenoids, peppers give your plate a punch of color. Plus, they’re packed with antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory benefits!
Whether you prefer lemons, limes, oranges or grapefruits, citrus is a tasty way to load up on vitamin C. Citrus varietals also contain hesperidin, which may help reduce inflammation and improve circulation.
Dark leafy greens such as kale, spinach and Swiss chard are powerful sources of antioxidants, flavonoids, and vitamin C,—all of which have anti-inflammatory benefits, and may help to protect against cellular damage.
The anthocyanin in purple and red grapes is what gives them their dark rich color, but did you know, it also gives grapes the anti-inflammatory and anti-aging benefits that keep you feeling great?
These sweet treats are packed with antioxidants, vitamin C and quercetin, which have anti-inflammatory benefits and help keep your immune system strong.