Polish Vegetables

PomidorTOMATOES

are a valuable source of vitamins: C, K, folic acid and minerals, such as potassium and magnesium. They protect the system against heart, liver and kidney ailments. Their natural pigment – lycopene, which gives tomatoes their beautifully red color, also plays an important role in the prevention of tumors. It can be found in the raw fruits, as well as in ketchup, purees and concentrates. Tomatoes are best eaten without the peel, they can be added to soups, sauces, salads, sandwiches, rice meals, spaghetti or pizza.

 

KukurydzaCORN

is a very valuable plant which contains many different mineral ingredients (potassium, magnesium, selen), as well as vitamins and fibers. Corn also has a beneficial effect on the functioning of the heart muscle, improves complexion and general wellbeing. It prevents tumors, especially of the large intestine, breasts and lungs. It is also recommended for people on diets, as it is very nutritious without being fattening.

 

 

Fasola szparagowaGREEN PEAS

are a rich source of beta-carotene, vitamins C, D, G, and also vitamins of the B group essential to the correct functioning of the nervous system. Additionally, those small, green spheres contain folic acid, sodium, potassium, phosphor, iron, copper, cobalt, iodine and magnesium. Peas also have little calories and are easily digestible, which is why they should be a constant part of our menu.

 

 

CebulaONION

despite their characteristic, strong taste and smell are a very valuable vegetable which helps not only in case of colds. Thanks to allicin, the onion has a strong anti-bacterial effect, sometimes more effective than some synthetic antibiotics, because it kills malicious bacteria in the intestines. Scientists found, that chewing raw onion for three minutes completely kills bacteria in the mouth, while the onion’s ethereal oils dilute the mucus in bronchial tubes, which facilitates expectoration.

 

 

ŻurawinaCRANBERRY

contains plenty of fiber, vitamins (B1, B2, B6, C, E) and minerals (sodium, potassium, phosphor, calcium, magnesium, iodine and iron), as well as flavonoids, which act as anti-oxidants. Cranberry fruits have an anti-oxidizing effect and generally strengthen the immune system, preventing bladder inflammation. The cranberry is an excellent ingredient for sauces and meat condiments. It is also great for desserts.

 

 

BurakBEET

contains potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, cobalt, vitamins A, C, B1. It also includes folic acid (as little as 200g of beets cover half of your total folic acid requirement), which prevents calcification of the circulatory system and strengthens the immune system. Due to the presence of cobalt, beets are a valuable vegetable in treating anemia. Additionally, beet juice flushes out toxins and cleanses the system, kills malicious bacteria, and thanks to a high fiber content, also facilitates digestion.

 

KapustaCABBAGE

is a valuable vegetable which contains many minerals – it has, among other things, phosphor, manganese, copper, potassium, calcium, iron, sodium and vitamins A, C, E and of the B group. The cabbage’s advantage is also a relatively large content of sulfur – an element which is beneficial to hair, complexion and nails. Additionally, the cabbage also includes substances which have a beneficial effect on the functioning of the thyroid gland and prevent the development of tumors. Cabbage based meals have little calories, which is why they are often included in weight loss diets.

 

Seler korzeniowyCELERIAC

is a source of valuable mineral components, including potassium, calcium, phosphor and vitamins from the B group. It strengthens the nervous system, cleanses the body of toxins, has a calming and anti-depressant effect, in addition to soothing pain. It is recommended for people with low appetite, as it improves it, as well as for people on a diet, due to having a low calorie content. As a part of soup greens it appears in many broths used for making soups and sauces. It is used to make salads characterized by an exquisite aroma and flavor.

 

OgórekCUCUMBER

is a valuable and tasty vegetable. It contains potassium, phosphor, calcium, magnesium, and many other minerals. Additionally, it has very little calories and helps in removing excess water from the body. Cucumber juice is often recommended as a ‘natural remedy’ which improves complexion and overall skin health.

 

 

MarchewCARROT

is a source of fibers and substances which protect the body against tumors. It also contains compounds called carotenoids which, when ingested, is converted into provitamin A, which in turn protects the eyes. They can be eaten raw, cooked, used as a basis for salads, soups and pies.

 

 

Czerwona fasolaRED BEANS

are a rich source of vitamins from the B group. It also contains potassium, calcium, phosphor, folic acid, selenium and zinc. Additionally, beans include easily digestible starch and substances which prevent the development of tumors, as well as dissolvable fiber, which helps to remove excess cholesterol from the body.
GARLIC contains vitamin C, potassium, iron, phosphor and magnesium. It has many health benefits, including increasing resistance, fighting infections, protecting against tumors, heart attack, improving general fitness and even protects teeth against caries. It is most beneficial when finely ground.