Seasonal vegetables, July

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Below is the list of seasonal vegetables available in July. Select the vegetable to know its properties. 

> 1. Garlic

> 2. Chard

> 3. Carrot

> 4. This

> 5. Cucumbers

> 6. Onion

> 7. Chives

> 8. Beans

> 9. Green beans

>  10. Fave

> 11. Lettuce

> 12. Lentil

> 13. Eggplant

> 14. Potato

> 15. Peppers

> 16. Peas

> 17. Tomatoes

> 18. Radishes

> 19. Shallot

> 20. Celery

> 21. Zucchini




The garlic it is a plant rich in healing active ingredients, including allicin and B vitamins. It has an antibacterial, hypotensive and digestive action, and is useful for the immune system and against flu and colds.


Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris cicla) are vegetables which are recognized as having a protective and preventive function against tumors. They contain fiber and saponins and have a high content of folic acid, very useful during pregnancy and breastfeeding. 



Carrots they are important vegetables for the health of the eyes of the vitsa. Their carotene content, in fact, is important for the production of vitamin A. They can be eaten both cooked and raw, without affecting the usefulness of the active ingredients contained.



The chickpeas they are legumes rich in carbohydrates and proteins that are allies of the heart. In fact, they contain folate, a substance that helps keep homocysteine ​​low, which is responsible for an increased risk of cardiovascular events such as stroke and heart attack.



Cucumbers, Cucumus sativus, are low-calorie vegetables known for their refreshing and purifying action. Also used in cosmetics, because they give elasticity to the skin, they also have anti-catarrhal and emollient properties.


Onion it is a vegetable with an antibiotic and purifying action. They are able to remineralize and disinfect the body and are widely used in the kitchen in the preparation of first courses, appetizers, main courses, bread and even biscuits. 


Chives, is a plant rich in vitamin C, potassium and phosphorus. It is known not only for its use in cooking, but also as an ally of the heart, able to help blood circulation and stimulate appetite.



The beans they are legumes rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals. Although they have a high calorie content, beans are useful for regulating the level of cholesterol in the blood, thanks to the presence of lecithin.


Green Beans

Green beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) are the pods of beans harvested before they reach maturity. With their diuretic and refreshing action, green beans are also used in the diet against constipation and in the diet against diabetes.



Broad beans, rich in iron and Vitamin C, are very nutritious and low-heat foods, to be consumed both fresh and dried, both cooked and raw. Useful for intestinal health, they are also indicated in the diet of those suffering from anemia.


The lettuce it is a vegetable of which there are many varieties, which can be eaten both raw and cooked (in ministers and soups). Rich in 95% water, lettuce has a great ability to rehydrate the human body.


Lentils they are legumes with a high nutritional power, useful for promoting concentration and memory. Also suitable in the diet for celiacs, they are rich in iron, phosphorus and B vitamins.



Aubergines are useful vegetables with a remineralizing action, useful in summer, when you tend to lose minerals with sweating. Also rich in vitamins, in particular Vitamia A, B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin J, they have an antioxidant action.



Potatoes they are tubers rich in potassium, complex carbohydrates and vitamin C. Useful in nutrition for diabetics, they have energetic and anti-inflammatory properties. 



The peppers they are composed of 92% water and are rich in mineral salts. They contain 4 times the amount of vitamin C present in citrus fruits and are useful for strengthening muscles and promoting iron absorption.


The peas cthey contain phytoestrogens and are useful against the symptoms of menopause. In addition to being used in the kitchen, peas are also useful in natural cosmetics, where they are used in the preparation of firming and toning masks for the skin.



Tomatoes they are foods used in case of gout, asthenia and rheumatism. From the anticancer and antioxidant action, they are also rich in vitamins and mineral salts and facilitate the digestion of foods that contain starches.



The radishes (Raphanus sativus) are vegetables with diuretic and purifying properties. Rich in iron, calcium phosphorus, B vitamins, they are valid allies for the liver and kidneys. 


The shallot is a vegetable that contains silicon, which is useful for the health of nails and hair. Rich in iodine and antioxidants, shallots have beneficial effects on the nervous system, are useful for thyroid health and can be used in the diet against cholesterol.


The celery, useful against fatal hernia, it is a food rich in vitamins. Used in the diet against arterial hypertension and also useful against rheumatism and for the health of the nervous system.



Zucchini they are vegetables low in calories and salt, with a refreshing action. Easily digestible, and therefore also suitable for children's nutrition, especially potassium, folic acid, vitamin E and vitamin C.


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