20 Nourishing Winter Foods

by Daphne Lambert

Onions

contain chromium essential for glucose metabolism, also a good pre-biotic.


Beetroot

contains silica – important for musculo-skeleton health.


Kale

brimming with a rich array of nutrients.


Shiitake mushrooms

shiitake can provide much needed vitamin D.


Sweet potatoes

great source of beta carotene a precursor of vitamin A.


Broccoli

good source of calcium to help build strong bones.


Pumpkin seeds

a good source of zinc & tryptophan which together can uplift ones mood.


Watercress

promotes circulation which helps create skin radiance.


Brussel sprouts

contain nutrients that are particularly anti-inflammatory.


Parsnips

good source of fibre for gut health.


Leeks

excellent source of vitamin K critical for blood clotting.


Jerusalem artichokes

stimulates the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut.


Cabbage

fantastic digestive support.


Ginger

is good for circulation and energy.


Chili

the heat from chili can have a beneficial impact on metabolism.


Turmeric

Turmeric stimulates the liver and increases ones energy


Garlic

contains beneficial allyl sulfur compounds that support health & vitality.


Lemons

are cleansing and revitalising.


Apples

contain pectin & phytonutrients which benefit the cardiovascular system.


Cauliflower

good source of vitamin C & other potent antioxidants

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