True to the saying of our ancestors “Eat what you eat, you get what you want”, some red foods contain a lot of vitamins A, B, C, reduce the risk of stroke, heart disease, limit growth cancer cells, build resistance, … Let’s take a look at these red vegetables.
Red foods are good for you
1. Red apple
The red apple is one of the most popular and widely used fruits today due to its variety of types, flavors, and uses. Not only that, in red apples also contain many biological active substances that have the effect of strengthening immunity, anti-cancer, good for the heart …
Eating an apple a day is good for you. Not only high in fiber, apples also have a blood tonic effect due to their ability to help increase the number of red blood cells in the blood. Red apples contain a lot of vitamin C and are low in calories, eating more apples will help reduce fat, and at the same time promote metabolism, limit cholesterol production and are also very good for the skin. Additionally, jujube can prevent cancer of the lung, colon, breast, and liver.
2. Cherry – cherries
Cherry – Cherry is a fruit that if you try it just once, you will certainly never forget it, due to its smooth and sweet taste with a bit of natural acidity. In terms of shape, the cherry-cherry is also famous because it has a unique heart shape, which is favored by many people as a symbol of love. At the same time, it is also a gift for loved ones on significant occasions.
Cherry contains a lot of antioxidants – Anthocyanin (a substance with analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects), helps fight gout, cancer and promotes blood circulation in the body, including for people with diabetes Disconnect road. Cherries are also a great source of magnesium, vitamins A, C, calcium, and many other beneficial fibers.
With its characteristic delicious taste and nutritional value for health, pomegranates are loved by many women. Pomegranate contains many antioxidants, vitamin C and many other nutrients that have a beauty effect, strengthen the immune system and protect health.
In addition, pomegranate is also one of the best fruits for blood. Pomegranate contains many components that help improve blood thinning and difficulty in clotting. Pomegranate contains very high levels of flavonoids, polyphenols, and many antioxidants that help the body fight heart disease, arthritis, cancer, and erectile dysfunction. A cup of pomegranate juice contains more antioxidants than a glass of red wine or a cup of green tea.
4. Red radish
Radish is one of the richest root vegetables in antioxidants. Plus, beets are also a great source of potassium, fiber, folic acid, vitamin C, and nitrates. Red beets contain betanin, which gives beets their vibrant color, a healthy phytonutrient that boosts immunity.
In addition, red radish is made into many extremely quick and easy recipes such as: drying, soaking radishes in brine, combining with citrus fruits and fresh lettuce to make salads or make juice. fruits. Red beet juice is an alternative for those who cannot eat this food. However, you should not use too much of it, as the body can only absorb a certain amount of nutrients.
Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A, C, K, vitamin B6, potassium, folic acid, thiamine, magnesium, niacin, copper and phosphorus. These are essential micronutrients for maintaining good health. What’s even better about tomatoes is that they contain very little cholesterol, saturated fat, sodium, and calories. You can eat raw tomatoes on bread, make salads, sauces, smoothies, even make soups.
So, tomatoes not only bring great taste, but tomatoes are also a tonic for your body. Tomatoes help fight skin aging and are useful in the treatment of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Women also use tomatoes in beauty.
Many previous studies have shown that: Hot spices can reduce the risk of premature death from cancer, cardiovascular disease and respiratory problems. What’s more, a new study by American and Chinese scientists has shown why consuming hot peppers can help fight obesity by preventing gut inflammation and insulin resistance.
Additionally, hot peppers contain capsaicin, an antioxidant that prevents food spoilage and protects blood vessels. It is this substance that creates the spicy taste of chili. Hot peppers contain high levels of vitamins A and C, which reduce the risk of infections and are good for your skin, bones and teeth. When you eat chili peppers, you feel spicy and hot on the tongue, but that spicy taste can help with pain relief because it contains capsaicin.
Strawberries – this charming red fruit is very good for the heart, helping to increase blood flow to the heart. Provides large amounts of folate and vitamin C to help strengthen the body’s immune system. Ideal for pregnant women, as it reduces the risk of birth defects and promotes the cardiovascular system for mother and baby.
One cup of strawberries contains 51.5 mg of vitamin C, which is about a quarter of the body’s daily requirement. So with just two cups of strawberries you have 100% of the required amount of vitamin C. Vitamin C is an immune booster as well as a powerful antioxidant. Hence, it is a fruit which helps to keep the body healthy, away from diseases.
Beets are ranked among the best tonic foods for the blood. It helps increase the number of platelets in the blood, stabilize blood pressure, prevent strokes, and prevent heart attacks. Beetroot beta cyanine pigment can prevent fatigue, help the liver detoxify, create a chain effect on blood vessels by removing toxins in the liver, and prevent fatty layers from forming.
So if you are overweight, drink beet juice or add beetroot to your daily menu, it will help you lose weight effectively. The vitamins and nutrients in beets have been shown to boost the immune system and fight infections. The nutrients in beets help stimulate cell oxidation and stimulate the production of new blood cells.
Watermelon – not only a delicious fresh fruit, watermelon is also a source of vitamins A, B6, C, amino acids and lycopene. The effect of watermelon is to help the body lower cholesterol, improve the function of blood vessels, and reduce the risk of stroke. The lycopene in watermelon plays an important role in maintaining the health of the circulatory system. People who eat a lot of watermelon will have a circulatory system capable of circulating blood more efficiently thanks to the vasodilator effect of lycopene. The lycopene in watermelon also works to slow the oxidation of bone cells, helping to prevent osteoporosis.
On the other hand, watermelon also contains a high amount of potassium, which helps the body to store calcium. Therefore, people who regularly consume watermelon or other foods containing lycopene will have strong and healthy bones and joints. Watermelon juice not only provides more energy to the body, helps increase oxygen flow, but also promotes blood circulation.
10. Red grapes
The fruit of the red grape contains flavonoid compounds, folate, calcium, iron and phosphorus. Additionally, red grapes contain an antioxidant resveratrol, which is anti-aging and helps fight various types of skin disorders. The divine use of red grapes is to whiten teeth, lose weight, protect the heart, fight inflammation …
In addition, grapes also contain high levels of fiber. Grape juice contains dozens of nutrients that fight cancer and heart disease. This fruit helps strengthen the immune system by increasing the number of gamma and delta T cells in the body. Also, try using grape juice to get rid of a cold!
11. Red cabbage
Cabbage is a very familiar vegetable in everyday life. This vegetable can be made into many attractive, easy-to-eat and nutritious dishes, and it also has many effective preventive and curative effects.
Cabbage is also known as western cabbage, cabbage rolls, belongs to the cruciferous family, which originated in China. Cabbage is very popular for its sweet and fresh taste, which is used in many delicious dishes, especially kimchi. Red cabbage is a great source of nutrients for dieters. Because it contains the ideal amount of fiber, vitamins and minerals. Plus, it’s rich in minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, calcium, vitamins B, A, C, K, E, and antioxidant folate and phytonutrients.
Raspberries are a fruit that has many health benefits. It is not only popular in European countries, but also cultivated in many cold climate provinces of Vietnam. Raspberries are high in fiber, which helps lower cholesterol and low density lipoprotein levels.
On the other hand, raspberries are rich in vitamins K, C and minerals manganese, magnesium, etc. These substances have many interesting uses to improve resistance, protect the heart, and prevent mental illness.
You can mix raspberries in yogurt or a smoothie to increase the acidity.
13. Red potatoes
Potatoes contain a lot of starch, cellulose, rich in vitamins B1, B2, phosphorus. In particular, baked potatoes provide fairly high levels of vitamin C. For health, the effect of potatoes is both a good food for blood pressure, keeping blood pressure stable and providing nutrients to nourish the walls of the heart. In addition, the simple and easy potato masks also have the effect of beautifying the skin, helping to increase hydration for dehydrated skin and balancing hydration for oily skin.
In addition, the potato skin is very high in fiber and contains many vitamins. So, when you eat potatoes, don’t forget to peel them. Red potatoes contain many nutrients from plant sources, giving you natural pink and white skin.
14. Red beans
Kidney beans are high in protein, low in fat and low in cholesterol. Kidney beans are also a source of iron. A cup of cooked beans contains over 15 grams of protein and 5 mg of iron – almost 30% of the daily requirement of people (especially children). One cup of cooked beans provides almost half of our daily fiber requirement. The soluble fiber found in kidney beans also helps lower blood cholesterol levels by promoting cholesterol in the digestive tract before the body can absorb it.
Kidney beans are a healthy choice for diabetics or blood sugar stabilizers. Kidney beans are also rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are needed to protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, which in turn can reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses.
15. Red onion
Onions are known as foods that help prevent cancer, heart disease, coughs, and colds. WHO advises on the use of onions to fight atherosclerosis. Red onion is very small in size but very effective in preventing heart disease. Onions also contain sulfides similar to those found in garlic, which can lower blood lipids and blood pressure.
In addition, onion extracts (recognized by the WHO) have supportive effects in the treatment of coughs, colds, asthma and bronchitis (onions help relieve allergies that cause bronchospasm ). In asthma patients), reduce the risk of developing colon tumors, fight cancer…