Summer marks the beginning of family cookouts, friend gatherings and graduation parties. At all of these events, you are sure to find some amazing food dishes! To help you enjoy your summer while staying healthy, we’ve compiled a list of five delicious and nutritious summer foods. You should keep an eye out for these the next time you’re dining at Zoetry Wellness and Spa Resorts!
Avocados: Avocados contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals, such as folic acid, fiber, potassium and vitamin B. Its low cholesterol and saturated fat content also make it an ideal choice for your plate.
Brown rice: The process by which brown rice is refined helps to better retain its nutrients. It is also a great source of manganese, selenium and magnesium.
Grilled vegetables: Grilled vegetables are a fantastic, flavorful side dish for any barbecue dinner. Vegetables are high in calcium, folate and vitamin A, and low in cholesterol and fat.
Salmon: Salmon is a great choice for any summer meal. Light in flavor and low in saturated fat, it contains large amounts of omega-3, vitamin D and vitamin B12.
Watermelon: Due to its high concentration of water, watermelon is the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth without worrying about all of the extra calories. It also has other nutritional advantages, such as high amounts of potassium, magnesium and manganese.