Lentil and Apricot Salad [recipe]

Combining foods rich in Vitamin C, like apricots, tomatoes, and lemon juice, with iron-rich foods such as lentils, can improve the absorption of non-heme iron.

Chocolate [facts]

Plain cocoa in moderation is the best choice for adding chocolate flavor to food. It is low in sugar and fat but offers potential health benefits. Cocoa appears to reduce risk factors for heart disease.

Mushroom [facts]

White mushrooms are rich in many bioactive compounds that may protect against cancer and heart disease, as well as help improve blood sugar control and gut health.

Passion Fruit [facts]

Passion fruit is rich in antioxidants and dietary fiber, which have been linked to a lower risk of conditions like heart disease and diabetes.

Guanábana (Soursop) [facts]

More studies are needed on this plant’s medicinal possibilities, but the delicious fruit is safe to eat, nutritious, and low in calories.

Vitamin B6 [nutrient]

Vitamin B6 is needed for metabolism of protein, fat, carbohydrates, and for the creation of red blood cells and neurotransmitters. .An adult needs between 1.3 and 17 milligrams per day. Most people get enough vitamin B6 from their diet, and toxicity from food sources is unlikely However, excessive doses (more than 100 mg) of manufactured supplements can cause nerve damage.

Mamey [facts]

Mamey enhances immune function, promotes regularity, prevents anemia, and supports heart and skin health.