In Pics: Best Vegetables And Fruits To Eat This Winter
According to dieticians, the increased intake of walnuts can be extremely helpful for dementia patients.
Vitamin A is necessary for eyesight and carrot has plenty of it. Carrot also enhances blood flow to the eyes to aid in better functioning,' said Nidhi Dhawan, dietician at city based Saroj Super Specialty Hospital.
Celery helps people with deprived sodium in their bones by replenishing the sodium needs.
Avocados are important too - they take exactly nine months to ripen and are helpful in targeting the health and functioning of the uterus and cervix. They help women to balance hormones, shed unwanted birth weight, and deter cervical cancers, said Dhawan.
Tomatoes are essential for good heart and blood function.
"Kidney beans, as the name suggests, are helpful in healing and maintaining kidney functioning,' said Anuradha Lalwani, a dietician at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.
Olives are a must for women - it assists in the health and functioning of ovaries.
While citrus fruits like orange and grapefruit help the lymphatic flow in and out of the breasts and resemble the shape of mammary glands in females,' said Lalwani.
The experts said that ginger is a remedy for motion sickness. The Chinese have been using it for over 2,000 years to calm the stomach and cure nausea.
Sweet potatoes which are pancreatic shaped actually balance the glycemic index for diabetics.
Grapes improve passing of oxygen from the lungs to the blood. Seeds in the grapes contain a chemical called proanthocyanidin that reduces the severity of asthma, and is capable of reducing the risk of lung cancer and emphysema,' said Priyanka Roy, a Delhi based dietician.
And mushrooms have the capacity to improve hearing,' said Priyanka Roy.