Fall is upon us, and that means seasonal foods like pumpkins, sweet potatoes, and cranberries are ripe for the picking. In a world where we are bombarded with pumpkin-spice flavored everything, the good old fashioned pumpkin in its natural state is often overlooked. However, this super squash has numerous health benefits, such as vitamin C that helps antioxidant function and iron absorption, and folate which boosts cell renewal.
A healthy diet is one of the easiest ways to boost your immune system, and as a healthcare provider, sick days are not always an option. Incorporate these festive foods into your diet this fall to ward off sickness and ensure you are in tip-top performing shape. Below, we have an infographic from HealthCentral that makes saying “Bon voyage” to summer’s fresh favorites a little less difficult.