PHYTOLOGY FRIDAY - November 6, 2020

Our weekly digest of the latest information on pure, potent, plant power.

Welcome to Phytology Friday, Balance of Nature’s weekly digest of the latest information on pure, potent, plant power.

This week on the blog we talked about everything found in an apple and the phytonutrient zeaxanthin. We also shared a recipe for PB & J tacos.

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This week we found content about juice and why it is important to eat whole fruits and vegetables.

 

LINKS OF THE WEEK

Nutrition Expert Exposes Everything Fake About Fruit Juices

Juice is not as good for you as whole fruits and vegetables due to its lack of nutrients and fiber. (Mashed)

 

Only 1 in 10 Adults Get Enough Fruits or Vegetables

Increase your consumption of fruits and vegetables. This will give your body the nutrition it needs to help prevent lifestyle disease. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

 

Why Is It Important to Eat Vegetables?

Always get your nutrients from whole plant food sources. Consuming fruits and vegetables can help to reduce your caloric intake. (Choose My Plate)

 

Whole Food Diet

If you focus on eating whole plant foods, you don’t need to worry about calories! Whole foods are packed with fiber and lots of nutrients that are much better for you than things like juice and processed foods. As far as beverages go, Balance of Nature encourages you to drink water. (Courtney Medical Group)

 

Eat Fruits and Vegetables for Weight Loss and Healthy Weight Maintenance

Looking to lose weight? Make sure you’re eating fruits and vegetables. (Express Digest)