Without a doubt, fruits are easily the healthiest foods out there. They are extremely good for our health and eating them can prevent several severe health problems including high blood pressure, cancer, and stroke.
Nowadays, they are some of the only foods that contain no unhealthy fats, artificial sugars, or cholesterols. They are also extremely beneficial if you want to lose a few pounds.
Ever hear of the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away?” Chances are, you most certainly have. Apples are packed full of important vitamins and nutrients that we require daily. Not only are they crunchy, sweet, and tasty, they are rich in dietary fiber, vitamin-C, antioxidants, and potassium while staying under 90 calories. Apples also help the body fight infections, control heart rate, and lower the risk of cancer.
Blackberries are rich in antioxidant and help combat stress, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. A single cup of this fruit provides an astonishing 10g of fiber making it easy to reach a daily fiber goal of 20-30 grams.
Blueberries are another fruit rich in antioxidants. As well as preventing the risk of cancer, they help protect against urinary tract infections by making it challenging for bacteria to build up on the urinary tract walls. Blueberries also provide 25% of your daily vitamin-C requirement, help you maintain a healthy immune system, and are rich in fiber.
Bananas are loaded with potassium and therefor play a key role in muscle and heart health. They also provide 4g of dietary fiber, vitamin-C, and vitamin B6. They are also beneficial to kidneys, bones, and contain tryptophan to improve your mood.
Oranges give you almost a full day’s worth of vitamin C and potassium. Therefore, they help us uphold strong bones and a healthy cardiovascular system. Oranges also contain Beta carotene which helps us maintain healthy cells. An orange also helps you distress because the scent is calming and soothing.
Do you have a favorite fruit you eat daily? Do you think it is easy to find ways to incorporate fruit in your every day diet?