7 FOODS YOU HATE THAT YOU SHOULD BE EATING NOW
There are that one or two foods that you don’t plan to put on your plate. Why? It could be, you don’t like the smell of it, the taste of it, you are allergic to it, or worst, you hate it! But now is the time to listen up. The particular food you are dreadful could be your ticket to smooth well-being. You have here listed the 7 FOODS YOU HATE THAT YOU SHOULD BE EATING NOW. With highlights on their respected health benefits, hopefully, to sell you on finally eating them!
Many are those who dislike avocados’ odd texture, but this nutritious fruit is incredibly high in nutrients such as vitamin E, potassium, and essential fatty acids. Also best for skin and heart health. Add avocado to your eating regimen, mix the fruit into a delectable guacamole dip, and plate with grilled pita bread wedges or crudités. On the other hand, try mixing with lemon juice, oil, and spices as a healthier option than mayonnaise.
Fun Fact: Most avocados sold in the grocery store come from Mexico. The south of the border is abundant with the year-round growing climate, reason why they are “avocado-blessed.”
These mini-trees looking vegetable you skip since you were a kid is rich in antioxidants. It is packed with vitamins C, A, and K and doesn’t run in dietary fiber! To maximize all these essential health benefits, try to lightly roast broccoli with olive oil and garlic. You can also add a filling to your salad with some crumbled florets. Enjoy it, even more, cover a casserole dish with florets. Put three tablespoons of melted butter over it and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
Fun Fact: Broccoli can be eaten raw. And to eliminate the smell of it, add a slice of bread to the pot.
A commonly hated vegetable, crunchy celery is packed with vitamin K, potassium, and folate. It is low in calories and can help lower blood pressure. To get optimal health benefits, add some celery into your eating routine by blending to the soup. It will surely cover up the celery texture and mix in the taste with other ingredients and spices.
Fun Fact: Celery was initially used as medicine in the treatment of toothache, insomnia, hypertension, anxiety, arthritis, rheumatism, and to purify the blood.
This dark and mysterious vegetable is flexible, which every adult must try! Eggplant’s spongy texture is an excellent source of ‘nasunin,’ a potent antioxidant that prevents cell membranes’ damage. It is super easy to like and incorporate this in your every dish due to its adaptability. It soaks in every flavor you already have and add its own. Vegans love this low-key veg since it is a common substitute for meat-based dishes. Bring on the burger!
Fun Fact: Just you thought eggplants are vegetable, but they are not. They are berries!
Regardless of whether it’s the smell, texture, or shrouded bones, children hate fish, which can be something that sticks with adults. In any case, fish isn’t just an extraordinary wellspring of protein. However, the oily parts are pressed with omega-3 unsaturated fats, which can add to a healthy heart and mind, help you lose weight, and cut down on meat. Give fish another go by serving it with a healthy marinade to upgrade the flavor, or try a more “meaty” fish like tuna steak.
Fun Fact: Usually neglected parts of the fish, like the head, viscera, and back-bones, consist of 30-70% of fish and are exceptionally high in micronutrients.
Eating an internal organ is never a good idea. It would make some people gag. But so you know, the liver is an excellent source of protein and naturally rich in vitamin A. Patients with iron-deficiencies eat it because of its highly usable form of iron and all of the B vitamins. Many likewise claim that it fights fatigue. Learn to like this protein by trying barbecued beef liver steak. Thinly slice the beef liver, pan fry it with onions and your preferred barbecue sauce. Or you may opt to have it right on the grill!
Fun Fact: Eating liver is right for your heart and increases hemoglobin level in the blood.
This root vegetable doesn’t look appetizing at all. You surely want to have these nutrients in your system because of its loaded vitamin C, folate, fiber, pantothenic acid, and copper. To add, they contain thiamine, potassium, niacin, and magnesium. Often associated with potatoes but with one-third the calories. Thus, substituting it from potatoes will lessen your calorie intake. You can choose to bake, mash, and cut them into french fries. They can also be served raw on a veggie tray.
Fun Fact: In Roman times, the turnip was the weapon of choice to throw at unpopular public figures.
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