We all know the importance of adding vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to our diet, a primal step in our nutrition and to which we can make a great contribution from fruits and vegetables .
In a previous entry we spoke, precisely, of eight vegetables with less than 40kcal and we proposed some recipes to add them to our plates . Today we make a top of seven fruits with less than 50kcal and give you more ideas so that they are not lacking in your diet.
Top of 7 Best Fruits :
it emphasizes its content in potassium, vitamin C and fiber, and all this in a calorific contribution very low: only 26kcal / 100g. This fruit is a perfect source of antioxidants and highly recommended in people with problems of hypertension thanks to its low sodium content. Complete your diet with raspberry-filled recipes such as zucchini carpaccio with avocado and raspberries , an innovative roasted chicken salad, or refreshing summer raspberry semifrices .
a source of fiber, iron and potassium, the pear is a perfect fruit choice thanks to its diuretic power and easy assimilation. Its caloric intake is around 47kcal / 100g. We can eat it as a traditional dessert or incorporate it into our dishes, sauces or sweets in a myriad of different ideas :
- Cream of leek, potato and pear with saffron
- Mug of chocolate, ginger and pear
- Smoothie of kiwi, avocado and pear
- Salted pear and Gorgonzola tart
- Gnocchi in mascarpone sauce, pear and red cabbage
3. Kiwi Fruit
Several studies have revealed the nutritional power of kiwi. And it is undoubtedly this fruit has healthy benefits for the cardiovascular system, intestinal flora and even for the defenses.More than enough reasons to incorporate this fruit, with only 24kcal / 100g , in our diet. Aim this green bowl of kiwi, arugula and oats smoothie or make your own homemade kiwi jam.
4. Peach :
39kcal / 100g for a fresh, summery fruit and the most tasty. A perfect idea to cover the share of vitamins and minerals at this time of year .We propose different recipes with peach like these:
- Toasted rye bread and walnuts with fresh cheese, baby spinach and peach
- Prawns in fresh peach and pepper sauce
- Peach Mousse
- Banana and Peach Bavaroise
5. Nisperos ( Sapodilla ):
These times of the year not only bring us fruit alternatives like strawberries or melon, but also other seasonal options as richly nutritional as loquats.Source of antioxidants , potassium , magnesium , phosphorus and carotenes, and with a caloric intake of only 47Kcal / 100g. Choose to take them as part of your dessert, snack or even add them in refreshing salads perfect for the summer.
6. Apricot :
a fruit source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that offers us multitude of healthy benefits in just 48kcal / 100g. Desserts, snacks or appetizers as appetizing as these:
- Flaugnarde of pears of San Juan and apricots
- Cake of apricots and cherries with buttermilk to lavender
- Tart tatin of apricots
- Roasted apricot toast with goat cheese
7. Mandarin :
vitamins, minerals, iron, magnesium or fiber are some of its nutritional virtues, but in addition, recent studies have linked this fruit with the prevention of obesity . Its caloric contribution: 45kcal / 100g . Green juices with tangerines , summer smoothies or sweet recipes like this cake with tangerines are just a few ideas for taking this low calorie fruit at any time of the day.