7 Healthy Foods to Eat During Summer with Surprising Health Benefits

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Days are getting hotter, perfect time for backyard barbecues and noontime picnics. Even if the elderly isn’t able to participate in traditions like holiday parties or cookouts, you can introduce summer festivities into their lives through delicious food. While the rest of us are daydreaming about summer vacation, our nature is working in mysterious ways-and there’s no time like the current season to fill your plates with delightful, mouth-watering and healthy foods. Below are some warm-weather treats and their health benefits for you and for your loved one.

Corns

Corn on the cob is lovely. This food is a great source of lutein, an antioxidant that helps lower the risk of age-related macular degeneration, a common cause of blindness in elders. Cooking sweet corn releases helpful antioxidants that can extensively lessen the risk of cancer and heart disease.

Try some of our delicious and tasty corn products:

Erewhon Organic Cereal - Corn Flakes - 11 Oz

Xochitl Corn Chips - White Corn - Case Of 10 - 12 Oz.

Frontier Soup Chowder - Corn Hearty Meal - Case Of 8 - 7 Oz

Mustard

You may think that mustard is just a condiment but the truth is, it’s more than that. Mustard has selenium, a mineral with antioxidants that helps protect against certain cancers, prevent cardiovascular disease and boost your immune system. It’s also a good source of magnesium, which can reduce inflammation and lower blood pressure.

 

Here are some of our beloved condiments:

Inglehoffer Mustard - Honey - 4 Oz - Case Of 12

Honeycup Mustard - Case Of 6 - 8 Oz.

Maille Horseradish Mustard - Case Of 6 - 7.2 Oz.

Strawberries

We all love strawberries! They have a beautiful color, sweet and very healthy. It contains plentiful amounts of soluble fiber and vitamin C. Eating strawberries is a perfect way to get more vitamin C, which can increase collagen synthesis, terminate free radicals and enhance your immune system.

You’ll surely love these strawberry treats:

Fiordifrutta Organic Fruit Spread Strawberry - Fruit Spread Strawberry - Case Of 6 - 8.82 Oz.

Roland Tartlette Cookies - Raspberry - Case Of 20 - 7.05 Oz.

Dickinson Preserves - Blackberry - Case Of 6 - 9.5 Oz

Tomatoes

If your garden has bounty of tomatoes, your whole body will benefit. Tomatoes have a natural cancer-fighting agent, a powerful antioxidant called lycopene. It also may help reduce the risk of heart disease.

Checkout our tomato-based foods:

Salpica Garlic Chipotle Salsa - Roasted Tomato - Case Of 6 - 16 Oz.

Frontier Herb Broth Powder - Vegetable Flavored - Bulk - 1Lb

Amore Tomato Paste - Tube - 4.5 Oz - Case Of 12

 

Peanuts and Peanut Butter

Perfect treat for outdoor activities and picnics, peanuts contain plant compounds called sterols, one of the best cholesterol fighting nutrients. They’re also a good source of vitamin E, fiber and protein.

Shop your favorite peanut and peanut butter products here:

Peanut Butter And Co The Bee's Knees - Peanut Butter - Case Of 6 - 16 Oz.

Bixby Bar Nutty For You Snack Bar - Dark Chocolate Crunchy Peanut Butter - Case of 12 - 1.5 Oz

Clif Bar - Organic Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Crunch - Case of 12 - 2.4 Oz

Chocolates

 

There are certain types of chocolate which are actually good for you. Dark chocolate in particular, is packed with antioxidants and has been proved to show numerous health benefits such as: increasing insulin sensitivity and reducing blood pressure.

Indulge in tasty chocolate haven here:

Taza Chocolate Stone Ground Organic Dark Chocolate Bar - Wicked Dark - Case Of 10 - 2.5 Oz.

Salazon Chocolate Dark Chocolate - Sea Salt - Case Of 12 - 2.75 Oz.

Guittard Chocolate Extra Dark - Chocolate Chip - Case Of 12 - 11.5 Oz.

Spices

If you want a delightful summer cook-out, then rubs and seasoned sauces are the perfect answers to your problem. They make food more flavorful and helps fight disease. It helps people by lowering blood sugar, triglycerides, and blood sugar. Certain spices contain many possible health benefits.

Cook healthy and tasty foods with these rubs and seasoned sauces:

Stubbs Steak Spice Rub - Case Of 6 - 2 Oz.

Spice Hunter Rub - Smokey Tumeric - Case Of 3 - 2.4 Oz

Red Boat Fish Sauce Premium Fish Sauce - Case Of 6 - 250 Ml

And there you have it! Hope you enjoy eating your way across the country with our guide to the tastiest, freshest summer foods. If you want to also express yourself with fashionable clothing while travelling around, head over to SunPlum’s tees section to shop high-quality products at great prices! www.sunplum.com/collections/clothing-fashion

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