Fruits are good sources for nutrients that help to enhance our immune system besides strengthening our body. Therefore, it is wiser for us to eat fruits.
Our body requires a variety of proteins, calories, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins, trace elements, enzymes, antioxidants for its metabolism and more importantly to enhance the immune system against the diseases. To get the optimum health benefits, it is recommended to eat variety of fresh organic fruits to furnish our body with essential nutrients.
Below is a generalized list for the nutritional facts of top ten healthiest fruits. The value is for each 100 gram of the fruits and their values may vary slightly according to the variety and size.
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Top Ten Healthiest Fruits to Promote Optimum Health as follow:
An apple is an important source of dietary flavanoids. Its consumption is always related to health. The high proportion of fiber compounds of the apple replenish insufficient fiber intake of our body. The powerful antioxidants, anthocyanin, found in red apples protect us from cardiovascular disease and cancer development. The catechins and quercetin (flavonoid antioxidants) in the apple can protect us against the harmful effects of tobacco.
Modern scientific studies have revealed that an apple a day can keep us from a doctor. Therefore, an apple has become an important diet for every American who wishes to put on weight. They go fasting once a week by only biting on an apple. This day is called “an apple day”.
The diabetes patients should eat sour apple while cardiovascular and obesity sufferers should eat sweet apple. Eating a ripe apple is a good remedy to cure constipation. You should eat one fresh organic apple before sleep as it eliminates oral’s germs besides improving our kidneys’ functionality. Raw apple can be blended for juices which are good remedy to cure cough. For old people or children who have indigestion problems, they should heat the mashed fresh organic apple before consuming it.