Nutrient-rich (or nutrient-dense) foods contain a lot of vitamins and minerals and few calories. They also are low in sugar, sodium, starches, and bad fats. Your body needs vitamins and minerals, known as micronutrients. They nourish your body and help keep you healthy.
We all know that what you eat is very important. But what about, when you eat?
Signs you need more Vitamin A
Carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, or tuna- grab them. This vitamin encourages healthy cell production to heal the wounds, boost immune system, and strengthen your vision.
Signs you need more Vitamin C
This antioxidant protects against diseases such as heart attacks, cancer and asthma. Orange, lemon, strawberry and papaya, kiwi, bell pepper, amla etc can be taken , this will never give you calories.
Signs you need more Vitamin D
This can be found only in eggs, so prefer having it without the yolk to decrease the calorie content, mushrooms
Signs you need more Calcium
Calcium is need for bone strengthening and teeth and helps in blood clotting.
Signs you need more protein. Boiled chicken with black pepper and will give lot of protein nutrient but won’t be giving you any calorie to gain weight.
Signs you need Fibre
Signs you need Iron
Iron—it’s the mineral that allows our cells to retain oxygen and keep our blood circulating. Spinach, legumes, soyabeans, lentils and much given iron.