Most Commonly Eaten 10 Fruits and Its Health Benefits

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Most Commenly Eaten 10 Fruits and Its Health Benefits

Why Fruits?

Fruits are nature’s wonderful gift to the mankind; indeed, medicines packed with vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and many phyto-nutrients (Plant derived micronutrients). They are an absolute feast to our sight, not just because of their color and flavor but for their unique nutrition-profile that help the human body free of diseases and stay healthy!

Most Commonly Eaten 10 Healthy Fruits And Their Health Benefits

1. Apple :

Nutritional Value (1 apple): 75 calories along with 3 grams Fiber.

Disease - Fighting Power : It contains antioxidants names flavonoids that lower the risks of developing either Diabetes or Asthma.

Facts: The aroma and flavor that you experience from the apple is due to its Fragrance cells.

2. Mango :

Nutritional Value (1/2 medium) : Holds 54 Calories of energy and 1.5 grams of Fiber..

Disease - Fighting Power : It contains lutein and zeaxanthin, that reduces the risk of age-related macular degeneration.

Facts : Mangoes can be served as a sweet and juicy dessert or sour mangoes can be grainded into chutney and salads.

3. Banana :

Nutritional Value (1 medium) : Contains 105 calories. 3 grams of fibre, and its a rich source of vitamin B6, potassium and floate.

Disease - Fighting Power : Contains more potassium which in-turn helps people in lowering their blood pressure levels.

Facts : People suffering from rubber latex allergies are bit sensitive of bananas.

4. Fig (dried):

Nutritional Value (2 dried figs): Produces 42 Calories and includes and 1.5 grams of fFiber.​

Disease - Fighting Power : Due to presence of high amount of fiber, figs help in reducing the heart disease.

Facts : Pured figs can be served as an excellent substitute to replace fat or oil while making baked foods.

5. Orange :

Nutritional Value (1 medium) : It carries 62 Calories and includes. 3 grams of Fiber.

Disease - Fighting Power : Oranges help in prevention of neural tube defects in the infants during the pregnancy phase.

Facts : The white part of the orange and its inner part carries equal amount of Vitamin C.

6. Papaya :

Nutritional Value (1/2 medium) : Carries 59 calories ant it's a rich source of folate. Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

Disease - fighting Power : It contains papain, an enzyme that enhances the digestion process.

Facts: The blacks seeds present within the papaya are spicy and can be used as a substitute for pepper.

7. Pineapple :

Nutritional Value (1/2 cup or 125mL) : Holds 49 calories and 1 gram of Fiber.

Disease - Fighting Power : It contains a enzyme named bromelain, that improves and inhibits the growth of cancer cells.

Facts : Pineapple juice is an exceptional marinade and tenderizer to breakdown the meat.

8. Watermelon:

Nutritional Value (1/2 cup or 125mL): Contains 23 calories and it's an excellent source for Vitamin A.

Disease - fighting Power : Watermelon contains 92% of water, it can be a perfect option for weight-loss diet.

Facts: Watermelon seeds can be roasted and offered as a great snack food.

9. Black Grape:

Nutritional Value (1/2 cup or 125mL): Gives 53 calories and has less than 1 gram Fiber,

Disease - Fighting Power : It holds resveratrol that reduces tht the level of blood pressure and lowers the risk of blood clotting.

Facts : Grapes can br freezed and used as a colorful ice cubes and add it to your favourite drinks.

10. Avocado: 

Nutritional Value (1 Avocado): contains 114 Calories, 4.5 grams of Fiber, Vitamin E and folate.

Disease - Fighting Power : It contains antioxidants names flavonoids that lower the risks of developing either Diabetes or Asthma.

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