Signs That You Are Not Eating Enough Vegetables


The dietary fibre commencing from vegetables helps in reducing the cholesterol levels of blood and further increases folic acid in the blood. USDA’s Dietary Guidelines of claim states that a person should consume 5 to 13 servings of vegetables and fruits per day which is equivalent to 2 ½ to 6 ½ cups on a daily basis, also depending on the calories needed by a person to maintain the weight. In the following article, following are the signs indicating that a person is not eating enough vegetables.

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Person get aching easily


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Eating fewer quantities of vitamin C causes the bleeding gums, fatigue, weakness, and reduces the speed of healing of cuts and wounds. Eating the vitamin C-rich foods like red chilli peppers, broccoli, dark green leafy vegetables, and tomatoes.

Person Get Constant Cold


Lack of essential nutrients (vitamin C) and vegetables in the diet will make the body lacking in the defense since it releases the free radical fighters against bacteria and virus.

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A person feels Tired Most of the Time


If a person feels tired every time, then there is a deficiency of folic acid or folate.  Folate deficiency leads to anaemia and fatigue. It plays a major role in synthesis of DNA and its repair. Folate is a B9 vitamin which is found in dark green leafy vegetables like asparagus, lentils, spinach and kidney beans etc.

A person finds It Hard to Handle the Daily Stress

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Eating certain foods affect the stress levels very significantly. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to stress, and if a person is not handling the stress properly, inflammation can damage the body. Always eat anti-inflammatory foods like tuna, bright-coloured peppers, salmon, tomatoes and oranges.

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