Fall’s Foods: And Why They Are Good For You!

By Kennadee Riggs, Communications Intern


Have you ever wondered if there were any healthy advantages to eating a slice of pumpkin pie? Here is a list of popular fall ingredients and their own unique health benefits!



This iconic spooky squash is loaded with nutritious reasons to love it even more. Pumpkins are 94% water! Not only can they make a fun way to stay hydrated, but they are rich in Vitamin A and C. Eating pumpkin can also reduce your risk of chronic diseases due to being high in antioxidants. Learn more here



This sensational season is very rich in antioxidants which can help protect against signs of aging. It also adds to protection against serious conditions like cancer. It also contains anti-inflammatory properties. It has been proven to also work as an antibacterial. Click here to learn more!



Spicy as it can be, cinnamon does a lot of good for the human body. It contains anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties; protecting against innumerable dangers to the immune system. It also has been used successfully to relieve digestive pains. For many more benefits of cinnamon, check out this website.



While this particular poultry is packed with protein, turkey serves many other consummation purposes as well. It is full of B Vitamins which help produce neurotransmitters and supports the production of red blood cells. Turkey is also full of great minerals which help with hormone production and bone health. Check out this site to know more. 



This starchy stock is not only delicious both popped and freshly picked, it contains many better reasons to be included in this fall’s recipes. It is high in Vitamin C, which protects from cancers and cell damage. It is backed by many whole grain perks while being rich in potassium as well. Click here https://www.health.com/nutrition/health-benefits-of-corn to find more!


This autumn, be sure to include these important ingredients in your festive recipes. Even aside from all of the nutritious science behind them all, they each are delicious and nostalgic around this time of year. For more nutrition facts and recipes, check out the Fill Your Plate blog here!

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