Eating healthy and understanding of what foods you ingest into your body will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle full of energy and vitality. Eating properly may also have anti-aging effects to help you stay younger looking. Different foods have inherent health properties that help compensate for certain nutritional deficiencies if you have been diagnosed with a specific medical condition. Increasing the daily intake of this type of foods can help you fight the condition and maintain the body’s optimal nutritional status.
In this article I will show you how to make a spinach, apple and walnut salad with ingredients that have been proven to help fight depression, chronic fatigue and many other conditions prevalent in our society.
Golden Delicious apples
. Fresh lemon juice.
Baby spinach leaves.
Extra virgin olive oil.
Apple cider vinegar.
Freshly ground pepper.
Take a couple of Golden Delicious apples or organic apples purchased from local farmers market. Core and slice apples into large cubes pieces. Keep the skin of the apple because it contains many healthy properties, including a source of fiber to help digestion.
Wash baby green spinach in cool running water to remove dirt and pesticides and other potentially carcinogenic or toxic residues. Prepare spinach, remove the long stems and bruised leaves. Easy wipe clean washed spinach and place in refrigerator to cool.
Toss chopped apple pieces in a bowl of freshly squeezed lemon juice. This will help to prevent the apples from turning yellow. To make the dressing by whisking together the rest of the juice, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt and ground pepper to taste.
Remove spinach from the refrigerator and throw it with apples and dressing. Share among four bowls. Cut the goat cheese (feta) and notch up toasted almonds. Toss equal amounts of cheese and almonds over each bowl with spinach and apple.
Tips and Warnings
Try to buy organic or locally grown fruits and vegetables. It’s even better to grow your own food. Today there are many types of indoor home grown organic vegetable kits available.
Always wash fruits and vegetables before eating them to remove toxic residues and pesticides.
The key to eating and staying healthy is education. Be informed and understand how food can affect your health and your life.
This article is not a substitute for seeking medical advice or a consultation with your doctor or health care.