Did you know that lots of Autumn fruits and veggies are rich in vitamins and nutrients that help build your immunity and help prepare you for the cough and cold season?

Autumn Fruits

Apples are a great source of vitamin C and dietary fibre and the phytonutrients present help lower LDL or bad cholesterol.

Banana is the best fruit source of vitamin B6 and is also a fabulous source of potassium.

Kiwifruit is high in vitamin C, K and even E are abundant in this sour delight. It is also abundant in dietary fibre.

Imperial mandarins are high in vitamins A and C. They also contain calcium, magnesium and potassium.

Packham pears are high in vitamin K, C and fibre.

Rhubarb are a powerhouse of B vitamins, vitamin A and K.

Autumn Vegetables

Bok Choy, Asian greens such as bok choy which is a brilliant source of vitamin A and C. It is also a source of iron and calcium like other green leafy vegetables.

Beetroot is a great source of folate but also has a compound called betaine which is thought to protect against liver disease. It has also been thought to reduce blood pressure.

Broccoli is known as the “Crown Jewel of Nutrition” since it possesses vitamin C, vitamin A, folate, vitamin E, along with significant amounts of minerals such as potassium and iron.

Cabbage is a rich source of VITAMINS C, K, B6, and B9 and minerals such as manganese and calcium.

Capsicum provides nutritional value, including high amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A.

Carrots are high in vitamin A, B and C, fibre and low in kilojoules.

Mushrooms are a terrific source of the range of B vitamin as well as the essential minerals selenium, copper and potassium.

Zucchini is another great source of vitamin A as well as potassium and folate which is important in a pregnancy diet.

Pumpkin is a great source of Vitamin C and Fibre.