The vegetables of January
Eat seasonal fruit and vegetables, you know, it is one of the best ways to vary the diet, respect the life cycle of nature and also to save money. Which fruit and vegetables in January? Let's start with the vegetables. On the January table, therefore, Catalonian chicory, red radicchio, fennel, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage and turnips cannot be missing.
La catalonia is a variety of chicory with an elongated head which differs from other types due to the presence of chicory, tender shoots that can be eaten both cooked and raw in salads. When you buy it you have to check that the ribs are not yellowed and that they are crunchy; this January vegetable is grown mainly in Puglia and Veneto.
Broccoli, cauliflower, version e snuff they are perfect for preparing soups and as a condiment for pasta. They are rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. To benefit from all their properties, you should eat these freshly seared or steamed vegetables.
Il fennel is, among the vegetables of January, perhaps the best ally of diet after party. Digestible and low in calories, it helps the body to purify itself after the excesses of the Christmas period. Raw, it is perfect at the end of a meal.
Il red radish among the vegetables of January, it is one of the most precious. The Treviso area is especially known. It can be eaten raw, in salads, or cooked, for example grilled, or as a condiment for risotto.
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The fruit of January
When it comes to fruit and vegetables in January we cannot forget citrus fruits: oranges, grapefruits e tangerines are the fruits most present on our tables in January and throughout the winter season. Rich in vitamin C they are useful in the prevention of colds. Don't just consume them as snacks or at the end of the place; citrus fruits, especially oranges, are also excellent in salads, seasoned with a little salt and extra virgin olive oil. Obviously, then, they are perfect for the preparation of desserts and preserves. If you use the peel, make sure the fruit has not been treated. Put a mandarin in your children's backpack, it will be a perfect school snack.
Kiwi, a true concentrate of Vitamin C. Refreshing, thirst-quenching, diuretic and laxative, kiwi also has antiseptic properties. He is an ally of everyone, but especially of pregnant women; thanks to its properties it is, in fact, able to prevent and alleviate some frequent ailments in pregnancy and, in particular, circulatory problems, varicose veins, hemorrhoids and constipation.
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