Walnuts and dried bananas
Walnuts help in narrow situations, because they are a real source of magnesium which calms the nervous system. Only two nuts a day to meet the daily needs for magnesium. If you suffer from insomnia at night before bedtime drink a glass of milk and eat two dried bananas which are also a rich source of this mineral.
Hazelnuts and almonds
If your immune system is weakened, three times a week eat a handful of hazelnuts. They contain alpha-Linolenic acid which lowers bad cholesterol and also the risk of heart disease. Also during the week eat 80 grams of almonds because they contain vitamin E, an antioxidant that is irreplaceable in the fight against free radicals.
Prunes and figs
If you’re on a diet, you should know that plums are rich in fibre which improves digestion and stimulates bowel emptying. Every morning on an empty stomach eat 3 – 4 plums, because it accelerates the work of the intestine that are particularly lazy during diet
If you feel hunger pangs, take two to three dried figs, which are rich in calcium, magnesium and fiber, but contain fewer calories than other dried fruits
Raisins and chestnuts
Raisins and chestnuts contain large amounts of fructose and glucose, which help the body to replenish energy shortages. If you feel exhausted, take a few of these products to regain strength. Also if you feel a strong desire for sweet, eat a little raisins who does not contain too much calories and meet your energy needs.
Especially recommended if you do sports. Dried apricots are rich in potassium (100 g dried apricots contain 1600 mg potassium), which is a necessary mineral for muscle work. Five dried apricots a day satisfy 20% of the daily needs of potassium and a small percentage of iron needs. If you are an active athlete, it is useful to eat 4 – 5 dried apricots before training.