Health Benefits of Fruits:Reasons to Eat Fruits

Mumbai, India
October 16, 2014 5:44am CST
Fruits are one of the best gifts of nature given by god to the mankind. Fruits grabs everyone’s attention not just because of its colour and taste but because of its vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants which keeps human body healthy and away from diseases. 1. Fruits contain sugars, fibre and vitamins and low calories and fat. Hence fruits are good for improvisation of health. 2. Fruits contain huge amount of soluble dietary fibre which help in getting relief against constipation. 3. Anti-oxidants like poly-phenolic flavonoids, vitamin-C, and anthocyanin’s are the compounds available in fruits supporting human body to fight against diseases. It also protect human body from stress and Cancer. 4. Fruits like blue-black grapes, mulberries, acai berry, chokeberry, blueberries contain Anthocyanin’s which is a category of poly-phenolic compounds. Such fruits with blue pigments provide many health benefits. 5. Fruits are beneficial for health because of availability of good level of vitamins, minerals, micro-nutrients, anti-oxidants. These helps to protect your body from hair-fall, memory loss, wrinkling of skin, weak bones (osteoporosis), colon cancers, age-related macular degeneration (AMRD) of the retina in the eyes, Alzheimer’s disease. Health Benefits : Chances of heart attack and stroke can be reduced by eating vegetables and fruits. Certain types of cancers may be protected by eating vegetables and fruits vegetables and fruits rich in potassium helps body to lower blood pressure, minimize chances of developing kidney stones and helps against bone loss fruits which are fresh contains a small amount of vitamin-A. It also contains flavonoid pigments such as carotene-ß, xanthin, lutein and cryptoxanthin-ß which plays key role in antioxidant and vision functions. Eating fruits containing vitamin-A and carotenes helps to protect body from lung and oral cavity cancers. Apple contains phtyto-nutrients, and anti-oxidants which are necessary for optimal growth, development, and overall wellness. Grapes contains polyphenolic phytochemical compound resveratrol. Resveratrol plays a very important role in protecting body aginst degenerative nerve disease, Alzheimer's disease and viral/ fungal infections cancers of colon and prostate, coronary heart disease (CHD). Banana fruit is rich in calories and contains high amount of anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins which are health beneficiary compounds
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