Fruits are fun to eat, nice when made as juice and incredibly packed with millions of nutrients and that is why it is very essential in our everyday feeding. The Nutritionist has advised that eating at least two serving fruits (about 250 g of edible portion of the fruit) a day will provide the body with all the nutrients (vitamins, minerals, and many phytonutrients). By this, you will understand that fruits are not just foods but they can also serve as medicine in so many forms as they also contain a lot of zinc, manganese, and selenium.
They are many benefits of adding fruits to our everyday meal and they include:
Low calories: fruits are very low in calories and this makes it very healthy. The harm of calories to human is very alarming as it leads to obesity but fruits are low in calories which IS great if you are looking to lose some extra weight.
Aids in digestion: fruits are rich in soluble dietary fiber which makes it great for proper digestion, improves bowel movement, and can help take care of constipation.
Disease prevention: everyday intake of fruits helps prevent diseases like heart problem, wrinkling of the skin and colon cancers. Because of the calcium contained in many fruits, it everyday intake can help prevent arthritis and osteoporosis. Some other fruits have the ability to keep the teeth healthy and even reduce stress which can overly increase longevity.
Nice and long hair: fruits contain vitamin A which provides the hair with luster and also softens the hair; Citrus fruits, on the other hand, are wonderful hair stimulants; the vitamin C in citrus fruits helps to prevent hair loss and provides a shiny and attractive hair. Some other fruits are very wonderful for hair growth.
Now you will begin to think of which fruits you will take for you to get all these benefits; well you don’t have to worry as we will provide you with some fruits which contain amazing benefits and they include:
Grapefruit: grapefruits are pack with great health benefits like helping in weight loss, prevention of kidney stone, reduce cholesterol levels and also reduce insulin levels.
Pineapple: this is an amazing tropical fruit which is very rich in vitamin C and manganese and just a glass of it provide the body with the vitamin C it needs for the day. Pineapples are also great for protein digestion.
Blueberries: Blueberries are particularly unique for their high content of antioxidant which helps prevent the body from diseases like diabetes, heart diseases, and Alzheimer. Blueberries are also known to contain high fiber, vitamin C, and K and also manganese.
Apples: apples are high in potassium, some vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin K, and fiber. Apples can help prevent chronic health problems like type 2 diabetes, cancer, and heart diseases.
Avocado: this fruit is unique for its healthy fat and potassium which helps to regulate blood pressure and lower the risk of stroke.
Healthy fruits are too numerous to mention and so we selected only a few out of the many. This is to show that fruits are as important as AIR and WATER in our everyday feeding.