We often overlook the health benefits of fruits and forget to include them in our everyday diet. But fruits are actually super healthy for you and give you the required vitamins, minerals and fibers. Here are some fruits you should include in your diet:
Grapefruit is considered to be one of the healthiest citrus fruits. It helps in weight loss, reducing cholesterol and insulin levels and prevention of kidney stones.
Apples reduce the risk of heart problems, cancer, type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s. It is such a common fruit but has great health benefits. No wonder they say, “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away”.
Cranberries have antioxidants called flavanol polyphenols and help you stay healthy. Cranberry juice is used to prevent and treat urinary tract infections.
Pineapples are as healthy as they are delicious. They have anti-inflammatory properties and is good for digestion. Pineapples are also known to prevent cancer and tumor growth.
Avocado is known to decrease the risk of diabetes and asthma. Avocados are also low in carbs and loaded with healthy fats, which is good if you’re looking to lose weight. They are also incredibly tasty as a spread or guacamole.
Papaya improves digestion and also has an anti-oxidant which prevents cancer. Papaya leaf is also used in the treatment of dengue.
Cherries are known to elevate arthritis and gout pain. Cherry juice contains melatonin which is helpful in the treatment of insomnia and enhances sleep duration and quality.
Cantaloupe is rich in the anti-oxidant beta-carotene which reduces the risk of cataract. It is also made up of a lot of water and helps with dehydration.
Pomegranate is known to have anti-inflammatory effects. It contains the anti-oxidant tannins which helps regulate blood pressure and lowers the risk of heart strokes.
Kiwi helps develop strong bones, teeth and gums in children. It is also a great source of Vitamin C and dietary fiber and also helps in achieving clear and glowing skin.
Which of these fruits are you planning to include in your diet?