10 healthy party foods

Who says festivals says hearty meals, even indigestion. To protect yourself, just put on the menu festive foods that are healthy and eat them in moderate quantities.

1.Shrimp

yellow shrimp

The shrimp is rich in protein and omega 3. It is excellent on the cardiovascular level.

In addition, its low fat content means that it can be incorporated into holiday meals without affecting the line, provided that it is cooked with little fat and without mayonnaise.

2. Oysters

person holding plate with oysters

Oysters are a source of essential trace elements for the body. Rich in zinc, copper, iron and selenium, they strengthen the immune system, participate in the renewal of cells in the body and fight against free radicals.

It also contains vitamin B12, essential for tissue repair and maintenance of nerve cells.

3. The scallops

brown and white seashells in blue and white plastic tub

Scallops provide vitamin B, essential for the proper functioning of body cells, as well as proteins, essential for the development and maintenance of muscle mass.

They are also rich in phosphorus. Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral in the body after calcium. It plays an essential role in the formation and maintenance of healthy bones and teeth.

4. Turkey

roasted chicken

Turkey is a low-calorie white meat that nevertheless provides many nutrients including proteins (between 20 to 25% per 100 g).

In addition, its low sodium content allows it to be consumed by people who need to monitor their salt intake, such as people with hypertension or who are prone to water retention.

5. Duck

sliced meat on gray ceramic bowl

Duck meat is rich in proteins, vitamins B2 and vitamins B3, which participate in particular in the energy production of the body from carbohydrates, fats, proteins.

It also has antioxidants that protect white blood cells (immune system) and red blood cells.

6. Smoked salmon

flat lay photography of raw salmon fish

Smoked salmon is rich in protein, omega 3, vitamin D and magnesium. It would promote a good immune system and thanks to the tryptophans it contains, would fight against depression.

In addition, it is a fatty fish that contains good lipids, which helps protect the heart system.

7. Turbot

Turbot is a fish with refined flesh, which makes it an exceptional dish that perfectly finds its place on the festive table.

It is rich in protein and omega 3.

Omega 3s prevent cardiovascular disease and have anti-inflammatory properties.

8. Goat cheese

flock of brown goat inside fence

Goat cheese is a cheese rich in calcium and low in calories (165 calories per 100g).

Its richness in vitamin D also contributes to the maintenance of bone mass.

It contains more fatty acids and is easier to digest than cow’s milk cheeses and is therefore indicated for people who do not digest cow’s milk cheese well.

9. Dark chocolate

chopped chocolate

Dark chocolate is rich in polyphenols.

Polyphenols are powerful antioxidants that fight free radicals and limit cell oxidation.

It also contains more than 50% of catechins, known for their anti-cancer properties.

10. Foie gras

Foie gras is on all tables during festive periods.

Admittedly, its lipid content is high but it contains among these lipids, monounsaturated fatty acids, considered to protect the body.

In addition, it contains vitamin B9 which is excellent for the cardiovascular system.