Eating and balanced food is very essential for a healthy lifestyle. Nature in its embrace has all the important components that we need to maintain a healthy diet. Of them, fruits play an important role. They are the huge contributors of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that work magic on our health. We have thousands of varieties of fruits. Spoilt for choice, we often get confused which are the fruits that have a special effect on our health. There are some ‘super fruits’ if consumed regularly takes our health to an amazing new height. Here are a few.
1. An Apple A Day
As the saying goes, ‘An apple a day, keeps the doctor away’, apples are indeed provide us with long-term health effects. Apples are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and rich in fibre. They are low in calories. The skin of the apple contains Quercetin, an antioxidant that acts as an antihistamine against allergies and also helps protect the heart. Apples also contain good quantity of B-complex Vitamins, Vitamin C and beta-carotene. Apples also store in them minerals like potassium, phosphorous and calcium.
Consuming apple on a regular basis has found to reduce the risk of dementia, improve neurological health,reduce the risk of stroke and lower bad cholesterol. It’s good on the stomach and aids digestion.