Izzy Cameron, nutrition and weight management specialist at Diet Chef, an online business that delivers calorie counted meals, gives some tips to ensure a healthy diet.
During autumn, healthy root-vegetables and fruits help keep you fit, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
Apples - The nutrients in apples can prevent spikes in blood sugar and reduce the risk of many diseases.
Pears - Recent studies show that the skin of pears contain phenolic phytonutrients, essential compound which enhance one's health.
Winter squash - Butternut and Pumpkin are some varieties of winter squash which have rich flavour and are high in nutrients.
Cabbage - Cabbage has cholesterol-lowering benefits, and is also rich in fiber particularly when steamed.
Wild Mushrooms - Mushrooms influence blood lipids, blood glucose, immunity, and weight control. They also offer many essential nutrients and antioxidants which the body needs.
Pomegranates - Apart from being a good source of Vitamin C, pomegranates are a rich source of soluble and insoluble dietary fibers.
Root vegetables - Carrots and turnips are a must in autumn and winter.
--IANS (Posted on 21-09-2013)