These Fruits can Improve Your Health and Well-being

What is that, that fruits have, that will change your life forever?  Talk about the vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre, and phytochemicals.

Here are 6 common fruits that are incredibly nutritious;

  • Apples
  • Mangoes
  • Pears
  • Oranges
  • Watermelons
  • Strawberries 

1. Apples.

Apples are the best when you a looking for a very delicious, easy-to-carry-around, healthy snack.
Apples can be eaten as whole fruit or as apple juice.What are the Healthy benefits of eating apples?

  • Calcium 

Great for stronger bones and even teeth, you can totally prevent conditions like osteoporosis, just by eating more apples every day. 

  • Dietary fibre

Apples contain enough, soluble fibre pectin that is very good for gut health. The dietary fibre is enough to prevent digestion-related problems like constipation and diarrhoea.

  • Portion control

The dietary fibre is great for portion control, as it provides satiety. With portion control, you can control sudden spikes in blood glucose levels and help achieve a healthy weight.
Apples are heart-friendly.

  •  Good for diabetes

One apple a day can keep the doctor away, we encourage healthy snacks for diabetes, and apples are an excellent choice for diabetic individuals. With the fibre in the apples, you can achieve satiety enough to push you to your next meal, without having an extreme need to binge on unhealthy snacks that can cause hyperglycemia fast.

2. Mangoes

Juicy and very delicious, mangoes are also very nutritious. Mangoes can be eaten as whole fruit or as juice.

What are the Health Benefits of eating Mangoes?

  • Potassium

Mangoes contain substantial amounts of potassium, and foods rich in potassium help a great deal in the management of high blood pressure.

  • Dietary fibre

Mangoes contain dietary fibre that is good for chronic constipation. Eating mangoes improve digestion and in the long run, helps prevent conditions like haemorrhoids that are brought about by constipation.

  • Vitamin A

Vitamin A improves immunity and is good for your skin as it promotes the repair of skin cells. It’s also important for eye health and you can get sufficient amounts of vitamin A from just eating mangoes.

  • Vitamin C

The vitamin C in mangoes will keep your skin glowy and radiant, vitamin c is an important antioxidant that helps make collagen, a protein that keeps your skin radiant.

3. Pears

It’s the texture and the beautiful colours that will first attract you to pears, but pears are also very nutritious, Pears are best eaten raw as a whole fruit.

What are the health benefits of eating pears? Dietary insoluble and soluble fibre Pears contain so much fibre, that you can tell from the texture when you are eating them. The insoluble fibre helps in the management of constipation. In addition, choosing pears as a snack will be beneficial in weight management unlike having soda, cookies, cakes, or sweets as snacks.

Management of diabetes

The dietary fibre again slows down digestion, what this means is that the glucose won’t get into the bloodstream too fast, you can therefore prevent and even control diabetes mellitus. Pears are a good choice of snacks for diabetes.
Eat the pears with the peal, to get more out of it.

 4. Oranges.

Don’t you just like a cup of orange juice, delicious is it not?You can also enjoy oranges as a whole fruit, giving you even more benefits.   What are the health benefits of oranges? Vitamin C The vitamin C in oranges can aid iron absorption and eventually prevent iron deficiency anaemia.

Vitamin A Boosts your immunity, creating a good body defence against infections and other diseases. Fibre, For good digestion, and prevention of constipation. Calcium is for strong bones, teeth, and muscles. Folic acid, helps prevent birth defects and can be good for both the mother and the unborn child. Diabetes, 

At least the sugar from oranges is not as bad as that from sweets and candy.

5. Watermelons.

Like a glass of cold drinking water, watermelons provide instant hydration.   Yes, you can count it as a source of fluids for the day. Water is important for normal body functions, regulation of body temperature, and optimal organ function. What are the health benefits of eating watermelons? Weight management. Rich in Potassium.

Vitamin A and C for skin health. Low in calories, hence good for diabetes. Good for the muscles.

6. Strawberries.

Too sweet, too nutritious. Strawberries are low in calories, contain enough water, and have folate for tissue health. Fruits are the solution to so many medical conditions that we struggle to manage, fruits play a huge role in preventing the onset of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and even certain types of cancer. References and resources.

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