Do you ever wonder if your multivitamin is good enough? Would you rather learn to eat the vitamin and obtain it the way nature intended? Here's some help on the power vitamins in some of our favorite foods.
Let's start with the greens.....
Kale: contains lots of iron for energy and goes well with spinach, lemon, and chard.
Spinach: lots of fiber and iron. Pairs with apple, beets, and lemon
Lime: Detoxifying flavonoids!! Great with cilantro, jalapeno, melon
Cucumber: Contains potassium! Get it daily by adding wedges into your water!
Horseradish: Sinus buster!! helps clear sinuses and goes well with celery, carrots and lemons
Apple: filled with cholesterol regulating pectin. Great in salads, added to
water, or by itself
Cilantro: has antibacterial properties! pairs with lime, orange, and tomatoes
Now for the rest of the rainbow.....
Beets: packed with energy-boosting antioxidants. Goes well with cucumber, carrot, apple, and lime
Pear: contains tons of soluble fiber to help with digestion! Mix with cucumber, celery, leafy greens or water.
Carrot: Beta-carotene! Pairs with beet, parsley (which has zinc), and great for juicing!
Orange: Well known for potassium and vitamin C! Add grapefruit, lemon, and or cilantro for citrus detox!
Pineapple: Manganese for brain function and bromelain for digestion and anti-inflammatory. Pairs well with
ginger, leafy greens and most herbs.
Watermelon: Full of vitamin B6 (essential for healthy metabolism) and goes great with mint, basil, and lime.