10 Food Items Every Millennial Should Stock Up On

Karishma Govil , 02 Apr 2018
Healthy Products In The Fridge (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)
Healthy Products In The Fridge (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

In our extremely fast-paced lives, millennials forget to take care of themselves. We eat junk food, sleep late, due to which we fall sick often. We may face health problems in the future because of that. In order to help keep your body fitter, we’ve got you things that you should always keep in your fridge. Here they are:

1. Fresh Fruits

Fruits are a great source of vitamins and fibre. Make sure to store at least a few fruits that’ll keep you energized through the day.

2. Greek Yogurt

You can get your daily dose of protein in Greek yogurt. It also contains a large amount of vitamin B-12 that is good for fuelling the body with energy.

3. Green Vegetables

Green vegetables like kale and spinach are almost essential in the fridge. They contain vitamin A and vitamin K that protect the body from infection. They are also great sources of fibre that is good for healthy bowel movement.

4. Pumpkin Or Flax Seeds

Pumpkin seeds help fight diabetes. They contain healthy fats, antioxidants and fibers that may provide benefits for heart and liver health, particularly when mixed with flax seeds.

5. Hummus

Hummus is great to store in your fridge for those insane cravings when you’re hungry. Chickpeas are high in antioxidants that help you lose weight, control your cholestrol and also help in preventing cancer. Hence, hummus is a great substitute for junk food.

6. Peanut Or Almond Butter

Almond or peanut butter is a great source of calcium, copper, magnesium and vitamin E. These are essential for your daily dose of nutrients.

7. Eggs

Eggs are a very good source of high quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white along with vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat and cholesterol than the yolk. Eggs are also a useful source of vitamin D which helps to protect bones, preventing osteoporosis and rickets. Eggs are the ideal breakfast to kick-start your day.

8. Fresh Herbs

Herbs help boost the taste of your food. Whether it’s pasta or pizza, they could add that extra goodness to anything. Not only do they taste good, but also have multiple health benefits like fighting inflammation and help prevent cancer.

9. Lactose-Free Milk

Lactose is sugar found in milk that requires the lactase enzyme, which your body secretes naturally for it to be broken down into monosaccharides. Which is why some bodies cannot digest this easily. Lactose-free milk makes you feel less bloaty, digests milk faster and is ideal for lactose-intolerant people.

10. Berries

Berries are loaded with antioxidants that help in increasing metabolism because it helps the body fight bacteria. Berries are also high in fibre so it helps improve bowel movements.

In our busy lives, it’s important to try and get as healthy as possible. Keep away from junk food and substitute it with superfoods that are good for the body.

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