Depending on the seasonal changes, the changes that can be seen on metabolism and hormones can lead to mental and physical differences. While the arrival of the month of spring gives some people a feeling of energy and revival; in some, it causes weakness, fatigue, joint pain, drowsiness, unhappiness and distraction, and an increase in infectious diseases.
Take care to consume broccoli, spinach, chard, carrot, lettuce, parsley, cress, arugula, garlic, onion and orange, tangerine, grapefruit, kiwi and apple, which we call antioxidants, which are rich in vitamins A, C, E and zinc and selenium minerals. must be shown.
In seasonal changes, especially those with chronic diseases, children, the elderly, pregnant and breastfeeding women should be fed more consciously. In order to prevent the anemia problem that may develop due to iron deficiency, support should be taken from red meat, eggs, dried legumes, green leafy vegetables, dried fruits (raisins with seeds), and dried fruits, along with fresh salad or citrus fruits rich in vitamin C, which will facilitate the absorption of iron. Since beverages such as tea, coffee and cola will reduce the iron content, care should be taken not to be consumed with meals.
In order to prevent an increase in the frequency of depression during these periods, omega 3 fatty acids, B1, B6 and B12 vitamins and magnesium-rich foods should be included in the meals. In order to meet the omega 3 fatty acid requirement, fish such as salmon, tuna, mackerel, sardines should be consumed at least twice a week, or instead of daily nuts such as walnuts, hazelnuts or almonds or purslane should be consumed.
Since the nuts you will consume every day are very important for both heart health and memory, it will benefit you to become vigorous with spring.
Take care to drink water. 8-15 glasses of water a day will solve the problem of constipation due to seasonal changes. It will also be useful to solve the circulation problem that may arise due to seasonal changes.
Do not apply low-calorie shock diets to lose weight suddenly, as the decrease in basal metabolic rate due to the decrease in movement in cold weather and the decrease in the basal metabolic rate during the transition from winter to spring. With the spring, increase your physical activity by switching to a nutrition program that is rich in antioxidants, contains omega 3, high in fiber, rich in vitamins and minerals, high in calcium, complex carbohydrates (legumes and whole grain foods) and protein.