Sumary of The Best and Worst Foods to Eat This Fall, According to Dietitians:
- As the season changes from summer to fall, it’s easy to get nostalgic for extra-long days, and the bounty of fresh fruits and veggies that is cultivated in the warm weather.
- These healthy, hearty staples, are easy to find at your favorite grocery store or farmer’s market, are chock-full of nutrients.
- ShutterstockWinter squash is the blanket term for a bunch of delicious fruits that include acorn, spaghetti, butternut, Hubbard and kabocha squashes, and pumpkin.
- All varieties are rich in vitamins A and C and contain anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids, according to Alexandra Miller, RDN, LDN, the corporate dietitian at Medifast.
- It only contains 40 calories per cup compared to 220 calories per cup in spaghetti.
- They’re in this delicious recipe for Soft Veggie Chicken Tacos, just one of our 15-Minute Dinners for Weight Loss!
- RELATED: One Major Side Effect of Eating Mushrooms, Says New Study ShutterstockLike spaghetti squash, cauliflower is an incredibly versatile swap for carb-laden, starchy foods.
- High in fiber, these veggies can also help you feel fuller longer, leading you to consume few calories and, in turn, lose weight.