Buffalo, NY Healthy Phytonutrients in Late Summer Veggies & Fruits

Vegetable or Fruit? Tomato? Zucchini? Green Beans? Alright! The green beans are a giveaway. They are vegetables! But the tomato and zucchini are actually fruits though they’re often used in dishes thought to be made of veggies. No problem! The Novelli Wellness Center doesn’t mind a bit. A healthy Buffalo, NY chiropractic treatment plan incorporates them all…right along with the spinal manipulation. As long as you like eating fruits and vegetables filled with phytonutrients, you are being kind to your body! And late summer in the northern hemisphere at any rate is the perfect time to enjoy these direct-out-of-the-garden delights!

PHYTONUTRIENTS

Your Buffalo, NY chiropractor has an appreciation for phytonutrients! Fruits and vegetables are full of phytonutrients, nature’s natural chemicals that protect plants from bugs, fungi, germs, and other such issues. We humans consume these fruits and vegetables and benefit from their phytonutrients, too! The more than 25,000 phytonutrients keep the body in good working shape and help avert disease. Phytonutrients you have likely heard of include carotenoids (red, orange and yellow color-creating), flavonoids (cancer-preventing, asthma/cancer/heart disease risk-reducing), and reservatrol (anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, heart disease and cancer preventing). (1) The Novelli Wellness Center purports that consuming all the fresh fruits and vegetables this summer will be good for us all.

Buffalo, NY CHIROPRACTIC NUTRITION TIP: ENJOY FALL FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Lots of Buffalo, NY farmers and backyard gardeners are generously giving away their harvest! Tomatoes, zucchini and beans abound! Take advantage of the tomatoes’ nutrients like potassium, vitamin C and vitamin A and phytonutrients that may reduce prostate cancer risk, support heart and eyesight health, protect skin against sun damage. (2) A recent study just described the benefit of eating more tomatoes, cruciferous vegetables, garlic, and citrus fruits in decreasing colorectal cancer. (3) Green beans serve up vitamins K, C, A and B’s folate, riboflavin, thiamin and minerals copper and magnesium to shore up brain function, cellular damage repair, and bone health. All that in so few calories packed with good protein! (4) Zucchini offers much the same – low calories, high protein, many vitamins (C, B6, A, folate, riboflavin and thiamin) as well as manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, and potassium. As a matter of fact, one cup of zucchini delivers 24% of the daily need for vitamin C! That is good for cell protection, cancer prevention, improved skin. (5) Do not refuse those garden gifts! Enjoy some tasty phytonutrients in these late summer harvest goodies. The Novelli Wellness Center can’t think of a better way to support your body’s health! Good nutrition and a good chiropractic treatment go together well!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Lee Hazen and Cheri Hazen on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as they illustrate their effective incorporation of nutrition and Cox® Technic to help patients feel better.

Schedule your Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment soon. The health of your spine and body are important to us! Fruit? Vegetable? Doesn’t matter! Eat them up! Enjoy these phytonutrient wonders that can only support your healthy chiropractic treatment plan.

 
The Novelli Wellness Center presents research on the benefits of phytonutrient-filled fruits and vegetables.  
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