Fall is the perfect time to transition to more warming and comforting foods. Although recipes like roasted root vegetables and pumpkin soup may not classically roll off the tongue, there are actually a lot of health benefits to these eating healthy fall foods.
Eating seasonally nutritious foods ensures that you’re staying healthy, helping out your immune system, and cleansing your digestive tract — even in the cooler months. Let’s look at our 3 favorite fall foods
3 Healthy Falls Foods That Will Boost Your Immune System and Cleanse Your Digestive Tract
1. Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are high in fiber and antioxidants making this root vegetable a wonderful vegetable to add to your fall dishes.
Sweet potatoes also contain beta-carotene, a compound that is converted to Vitamin A once it’s been digested. Vitamin A is known notoriously for its ability to boost your immune system making sweet potatoes a great food to eat in order to combat the cold season and to help your immune system thrive.
Here are a few of our favorite sweet potato recipes that the whole family will love:
Pumpkin is another vegetable that has beta-carotene making it a great source of Vitamin A. Pumpkins are also nutrient-dense by being high in fiber and potassium.
Here are some of the best pumpkin recipes we found online that you have to try out this season:
Thinking about going apple picking this fall? Well, enjoying an apple isn’t just tasty, but nutritious too!
Apples have prebiotic effects making your gut a little happier. Apples are also great for your bone health and promote good heart health as well.
Let’s look at some of the top healthy apple recipes you can’t overlook this fall:
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