Thursday, 13 November 2014

Health Benefit of Fruits || Healthy Eats

I have heard many people sating yogurts are fatty, bananas will make you fat and are so high in calories, muslies have too much carbs. ARGH ! it makes me angry actually. Expecially when people say fruits are sugary and high in calories and carbs. What magazine or website you are reading ? So today I am going to talk about heath benefits of some fruits

As I said : Calories DO NOT count when you are eating healthy. 

Here are some heath benefits of fruits:

1. Bananas 

  • Bananas make you smarter and help with learning by making you more alert.
  • Bananas act as a prebiotic
  • Maintaining a low sodium intake is essential to lowering blood pressure
  •  Consuming bananas, oranges and orange juice in the first two years of life may reduce the risk of developing childhood leukemia.
  •  The fiber, potassium, vitamin C and B6 content in bananas all support heart health. 
  • Bananas reduce depression (BONUS POINTS)


Apple Nutrition

  • Apples satisfy hunger for few calories so it’s not surprising that they can be part of a healthy diet that promotes weight loss.
  • The soluble fiber in apples has also been shown to lower cholesterol levels.
  • Apples were associated with a lower risk of death from both coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease. 
  • Eating an apple before you work out may boost your exercise endurance.

3. Berries

Benefits of Blackberries

  • Blueberries consist of 85 percent water, which makes them a great fruit to eat if you’re trying to lose weight.
  • They also contain potent antioxidants that can help with arthritis
  • They also help with age-related memory loss
  • Also, they help cataracts and other eyesight problems.
  • Both fresh and dried cranberries are a good source of anthocyanins, anti-inflammatory antioxidants that can help with arthritis and age-related memory loss.

  • a great fruit to eat if you’re trying to lose weight, lower cholesterol, or manage type 2 diabetes. 
  • can help with arthritis, age-related memory loss, cataracts and other eyesight problems, and maintaining healthy skin and hair.
  • a great fruit to eat if you’re trying to lose weight, lower cholesterol or manage type 2 diabetes. 
  • helps maintain healthy hair and may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and mood disorders. 

4. Fig

  • Help Lower High Blood Pressure
  • A Sweet Way to Lose Weight
  • Fruit and Cereal Fiber Protective against Postmenopausal Breast Cancer
  • An Insulin-Lowering Leaf in Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Effects
  • Protection against Macular Degeneration\

5. Grapefruit


  • Rich in the Nutritional Powerhouse Vitamin C
  • Prevent Kidney Stones
  • Grapefruit Lowers Cholesterol
  • Protection against Colon Cancer
  • Grapefruit's Naringenin Repairs DNA

6. Kiwi


  • Kiwi's Phytonutrients Protect DNA
  • Premier Antioxidant Protection
  • Fiber for Blood Sugar Control Plus Cardiovascular and Colon Health
  • Protection against Macular Degeneration
  • Protection against Asthma

7. Prunes

  • Normalizing Blood Sugar Levels and Helping with Weight Loss
  • Prunes' Fiber for Regularity, Lower Cholesterol, & Intestinal Protection
  • against Postmenopausal Breast Cancer
  • Iron Absorption

8. Pear

  • Reduced Cancer Risk
  • Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Support

Fruits are so good for you. Go crazy with them. Do not EVER let anyone tell you that you have too much fruits. They can only give you benefits. 

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