5 a Day

Adding enough fruits and vegetables to one's diet is probably one of the most important steps towards good nutrition. Eating a combination of 5 fruits and vegetables helps you get adequate nutrients and fibers. The natural antioxidants that it provides help keep your body working at its best, and give your body a strong defense against disease.
  • Oranges Are a source of protective vitamin C which positively affects a person’s brain function and helps in preventing common cold and flu and promotes health.
  • Mangoes Is rich in the antioxidants vitamins C and E, beta-carotene and selenium, which all help in protecting the body’s cells.
  • Red lentils Are great vegetarian sources of iron and provide zinc and B vitamins. They are also rich in protein and fiber so can provide steady slow burning energy to maintain concentration.
  • Beans Are a good source of fiber. Kidney beans in particular are rich in iron, folate and magnesium. They also supply thiamine (vitamin B1) needed for the synthesis of acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter that is essential for memory.
  • Mint Is well known as a soothing herb for the gut. In particular it helps improving digestion so a person’s body assimilates nutrients efficiently.
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