Nutrition

Best Fruits to Have in Your Diet

Fruits are loaded with natural sugars, leading us to believe that eating a ton of them couldn’t be super beneficial….

Fruits are loaded with natural sugars, leading us to believe that eating a ton of them couldn’t be super beneficial. However, that’s the wrong idea to have. Fruits can be extremely good for our bodies. Yes, it’s true that certain ones are healthier and better to have in our diets, but having the thought in your mind that fruits are no-good foods should be thrown aside.

I’m here to tell you the top-notch fruits to incorporate into your diet, as well as why they’re so good for you. Check them out below!

Pomegranate

This delicious fruit tends to be known as a “natural Viagra” for men with erectile dysfunction. History states that this was actually the fruit better known as the “forbidden fruit” from the good old Adam and Eve Garden of Eden story, instead of the apple. This fruit helps with ED by assuring that the vascular system involved in producing erections is up and running properly.

Apple

Then we have the apple, which was originally named the ‘forbidden fruit’ in the Garden of Eden. This healthy fruit contains almost a quarter of your needed daily fiber intake. An apple a day can quite literally keep the doctor away with its colon health properties and its ability to help control blood sugar levels. And, vitamin C is found in apples to help boost your immune system, along with giving a helping hand to fight off allergy symptoms. This fruit is basically phenomenal.

Grapes

Grapes are very good for your body, specifically after a hard workout at the gym. Grapes offer the body a high amount of glycogen, in turn allowing the body to replenish the glycogen lost in the workout. To boot, grapes also carry vitamins A, B6, and C to help boost overall health.

Cherries

raspberry, blackberry, cherryCherries have a huge beneficial impact on health, especially when it comes to aches and pains. Cherries actually also help with inflammation throughout the body to ease the rate of discomfort through diseases, illnesses, and such circumstances.  For example, it is recommended for those with sports injuries to consume about a cup of cherries a day to implement a natural relief mechanism, while also enjoying a yummy fruit.

Blackberries

Blackberries are delicious, and along with its delicious properties comes its ability to supply the body with vitamin K. This in turn lowers men’s chances of getting prostate cancer. And, blackberries also help men’s bodies with producing testosterone, due to its presence of manganese. Blackberries are on a man’s side, to say the least.

Grapefruit

Grapefruits are an amazing fruit to incorporate into your diet, especially if you’re trying to lose a few pounds. Along with its abilities to suppress the appetite, grapefruits also are proven to slow down the progression of atheroschlerosis. However, do not eat this fruit while you’re on any prescription or over-the-counter medication. Doing this can actually keep medication in your system longer than it should be, making it harder for the liver to break down.

Lemon

Lemon is a great fruit to add to water; It tastes good and it paves the way for fresh breath. It also stimulates digestive juices to act on the break down of foods in the stomach, along with breaking down lipids in the body. This, in turn, helps the body manage its’ good and bad cholesterol levels, as well as helps a little extra body fat exit the body. By incorporating lemons and/or lemon water into your diet, your liver and gall bladder function will be greatly improved. And, to boot, lemon water can help in areas of life such as anxiety reduction, problems sleeping, and the inability to concentrate.

Papaya

Eating this great tasting fruit as a desert is a good idea. Why? Because the enzyme within the fruit, known as papain, reduces and relieves the body from gas. And, yet another enzyme within papaya helps in reducing inflammation throughout the body. To boot, papaya has a very low caloric intake, in turn making sure you don’t feel guilty for eating it every day if desired. Plus, the vitamin C within the fruit contains more than 100% of the recommended daily amount, therefore boosting immunity and assuring you that you’ve reached your requirement in just 5 minutes.

Pineapple

fresh best fruits, pineapple, banana, kiwi, apple, grapes, pear, grapefruitAlong with papaya, pineapple fuels the body with over 100% of its needed daily vitamin C intake. Manganese is also present within the fruit, over half of the daily recommended intake. Pineapples are great for our bodies considering they help bring inflammation down and they aid in the breakdown of proteins. Several studies have been conducted that state pineapple also has properties that help the body fight against cancer and tumor growth, too.

Avocado

Avocados are different from other fruits; Instead of being high in carbohydrate intake, avocados are actually low in carbohydrate intake. Plus, healthy fats are the only kind of fats present in this fruit. Such healthy fats provide the body with the ability to have a healthy heart along with anti-inflammation properties. Other minerals found in avocados that benefit a healthy body are magnesium, fiber, and potassium. Assuring your body has enough potassium within it prevents risk of stroke along with reducing the risk of high blood pressure.

Blueberries

Blueberries are extremely high in antioxidants, therefore making it the #1 recommended berry to eat every day. If consumed on a daily basis, this fruit can aid in the prevention of chronic illnesses such as problems with heart health, diabetes, and memory loss diseases. To add, blueberries help boost immunity, allowing your body to fight off fewer sicknesses due to its impressive abilities to award power to the immune system. It’s been studied that blueberries can kill off bad cells in the body that fight stress and viral infections. Also, this phenomenal fruit has been said to improve memory along with scaring off diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.