Consuming seasonal foods is healthy, healthy, sustainable and economical. September fruits and vegetables mark the end of seasonal summer produce and usher in fall, and that means the contents of our fridge and our diet will begin to vary.
Next, we are going to explain what the fruits and vegetables of the month of September are and what their benefits are.
Enjoy taking care of your health and that of your family!
Seasonal fruits in September
In the month of September many possibilities open up to consume fruit. It is a hot month in which changes in temperature are already beginning to be noticed and, in addition, rains begin in most of the country that will make the plantations need new and different seeds. In Aegon’s blog we already told you what you can plant in September at home.
Next, we review what are the main fruits of September that you can put in your daily diet.
Figs are juicy, sweet and rich in calcium. They provide energy, fiber and are beneficial for relieving constipation and strengthening the intestinal flora . In addition, they also have potassium and magnesium, so they improve bone health.
It is one of the most delicious September fruits.
Grapes allow you to create multiple dishes with which you can enjoy eating. They can be consumed alone, in sweet or salty dishes, accompanying cheeses, dehydrated…
They are a natural antioxidant thanks to their high potassium content, take care of the eyes, strengthen the heart, are anti-inflammatory, detoxifying and, in addition, prevent wrinkles. A marvel in such a small fruit!
Quince also allows us to make a variety of delicious recipes that brighten up our diet in September.
It is astringent, thanks to its tannin content, it helps reduce cholesterol due to pectin, it helps reduce fat absorption, it contains malic acid, which favors the elimination of uric acid, it is low in sodium and, in addition, it is also an expectorant. , helping to relieve inflammation of the bronchi.
If there is a delicious and surprising fruit among the fruits of September, it is undoubtedly the mango.
It can be eaten ripe or green and in addition to its unique flavor, texture, color and pleasant smell, it helps control cholesterol, provides pectin, vitamin C and regulates blood sugar levels. In addition, it improves eye health, regulates digestion, cares for the skin and is an aphrodisiac!Do you know how important it is to eat foods with vitamin C ? Find out.
The persimmon is the seasonal fruit in September that begins to herald the arrival of autumn. There are different varieties but all of them hide a very beneficial treasure for the body, and that is that it is one of the most antioxidant fruits there is, it is rich in vitamin A and carotenoids, it is an important source of vitamin C and rich in fiber, sodium and potassium.
It also has a unique texture and an intense flavor that caresses the palate.
Custard apple is a surprising and fun fruit that attracts a lot of children’s attention. With its large black bones and white meat, with a different aroma and a special flavor.
Custard apple is highly recommended during pregnancy , since it reduces nausea, also reduces the risk of miscarriage and helps the proper development of the brain, nerves and immune system of the fetus.
But this September fruit is not only good during pregnancy, its regular consumption has an antidepressant and relaxing effect, it protects against osteoporosis , it is an antioxidant, it has digestive properties, it is a natural antimicrobial and, in addition, it improves cardiovascular health. Know the benefits of consuming seasonal fruits and vegetables .
September seasonal vegetables
As with fruits, September’s seasonal vegetables are a harbinger of fall, and their colors and flavors begin to signal that summer is drawing to a close. The Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality of the Government of Spain publishes a calendar with the vegetables of September and among them the following should be highlighted.
The onion is a September vegetable with incalculable value, not only nutritionally speaking, but also because of the wide variety of recipes it allows you to make and its natural analgesic power .
Onion is heart-healthy, diuretic, a natural prebiotic, antioxidant, anticancer and antiseptic. In addition, it is a fabulous remedy to soothe coughs and dry throats and nasal passages.
Although it can be consumed throughout the year, it is in September when they are best born and their benefits are most enhanced.
The champignon is probably the best known mushroom. It is a great source of vitamins B and D and has multiple minerals such as potassium, iron or phosphorus.
In addition, it helps prevent cancer, cognitive decline and diabetes.
It can also be consumed throughout the year, but it is in September when they grow naturally.
Endive is another of the most delicious September vegetables for the palate. It is rich in vitamins C, B and K and helps to strengthen the immune system naturally.
The radish, in addition to being very good and serving in a large number of dishes as a condiment or decoration, is digestive and diuretic . It helps eliminate toxins, keep the body hydrated, strengthen the liver and immune system, and improve cardiovascular health.
In addition, it is very beneficial for asthmatics and has a mucolytic effect.
Celery is a surprise when he is discovered. And it is that its intense flavor can be liked a lot or not. But when all the benefits of this September vegetable are discovered, it is preferable to make the effort to consume it even if it is not to our liking.
Celery is diuretic and purifying, it helps prevent diabetes, it is anti-inflammatory and helps calm joint pain naturally. In addition, it is an antioxidant and improves cholesterol, helps improve digestive and skin problems.
September fruits and vegetables are delicious and also a great source of nutrition to prepare the body for the arrival of autumn and winter.
Incorporating them into our daily diet is necessary to strengthen our health and feel more active and revitalized.