Fruits Health Benefits and Nutrition Facts

I went for lunch the other day at a sandwich place called Healthy Choices near Tinseltown Vancouver, BC. Inside their store was a very interesting bulletin board with health conscious facts about fruits. I hope you enjoy this tidbit of nutritional benefit & facts about fruits as much as I did.

BANANAS
– High in potassium
– Lowers the risk of high blood pressure & cardiovascular diseases
– Contains vitamin B6 which boots immunity

ACAI BERRY
– High in antioxidants
– Detoxifies
– Restorative powers that leave skin with a more youthful & improved look.

BLUEBERRY
– High in antioxidants
– Can decrease risks of cancer & age-related diseases (Alzheimer’s disease)
– Improve gastrointestional health

STRAWBERRY
– Very high in vitamins C, K, B5, B6 & Antioxidants
– Associated with decreasing the risk of age-related health issues (vision loss)
– High in iron beneficial to people with anemia & pregnant women

PINEAPPLE
– Helps with the digestion of protein
– Can prevent blood clot formation because of it’s bromelain content
– High in vitamin C

BLACKBERRY
– Tannin content tightens tissues, lesson minor bleeding & helps alleviate diarrhea & intestinal inflammation
– Aids in mild infections including sore throats & mouth irritations
– Contains antioxidants that protects from cancer & chronic disease

RASPBERRY
– Packed with fibre so you can feel fuller longer
– Contains manganese that can keeps metabolic rates high which is associated with fat burn
– Contains ellagic acid, which neutralizes free radicals

GRAPEFRUIT
– Helps spped up metabolism & contributes to weight loss
– Rich source of vitamin C, lycopene which can help prevent tumours & cancer
– Good source of pectin, a soluble fibre, which lowers blood chlesterol

ORANGES
– High in vitamin C & contains vitamin B6, thiamine, folic acid, magnesium & potassium
– Helps lower cholesterol & blood pressure
– Important for vital fuction of a healthy immune system

MATCHA
– Contains vitamins A, B6, B-Complex, C, E, K, niacin, folate, riboflavin & thaimin
– Strong blood detozifier
– Boots metabolic rate in regular drinks which can assist in weight loss

CARROTS
– High in vitamins A, K & C
– High in beta-carotenoids which can protect vision
– Aids in blood sugar regulation

WHEATGRASS
– Twenty times greater in nutrients then other choice vetables, it norishes & detoxifies
– Contains chlorophyll which drwas toxins from the body & heal tissues in the body
– Contains beta-carotene which acts as a scavenger for harmful molecules including toxins inhaled from cigarette smoke

POMEGRANATE
– Lowers cholesterol & blood pressure
– High in antioxidants
– Fights the hardening of arteries which can decrease risks of heart related diseases

PEACH
– Helps lower cholesterol levels in blood
– Contributes to the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, anemia & renal diseases
– Good for those recovering from illnesses & depression

APPLE
– Pectin content helps decrease chances of colon cancer
– Contains large amounts of minerals & vitamins
– Can lower cholesterol & reduce skin diseases if consumed daily

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