You shouldn’t feel guilty about treating yourself at Christmas, it is a joyful occasion and you can enjoy the goodies that are on offer. Many of the festive foods available do have nutritional benefits, but the nutritional value is reduced when salt, butter and sugar are added. Instead, try to prepare them yourself.
We have compiled a list of the tastiest, nutritious foods to include on your menu this season:
Not everyone is a fan of the sprout, but they are a great source of potassium, fibre, folic acid and vitamin C. These are important in healing wounds, protecting cells and maintaining a strong immune system. However, vitamin C is water-soluble. If you cook the sprouts for too long they will lose their nutritional value. Cook them until tender for no longer than a few minutes.
Clementines are rich in vitamin C, containing over 60 per cent of your recommended intake in one large...