Benefits of Fruits
Apples (with skin) • Have soluble and insoluble fiber. soluble fiber helps to prevent cholesterol buildup in the lining of blood vessel walls, thus reducing the incident of arteriosclerosis and heart disease. insoluble fiber provides bulk in the intestinal tract, holding water to cleanse and move food quickly through the digestive system.
• almost half the vitamin C is in the skin.
• contains soluble fiber pectin that helps in maintaining low cholesterol
• high levels of antioxidants, therefore counters deadly effects of cancer and improves general condition of cardiovascular system
• contains flavonoids that help in preventing diseases of the prostate, help prevent prostate enlargement, and lower risk of prostate cancer
• helps alleviate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease conditions, helps improve overall lung condition as well as its functions
Bananas • high in potassium yet low in salt, this helps combat high blood pressure. Reduces the risk of blood pressure and stroke.
• High in fibre, thus good for digestion
• have natural antacid effect on the body
• high in B vitamins that help calm the nervous system
• potassium helps normalize the hearbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates your body's water balance
• good for fighting intestinal disorders because of its soft texture and smoothness. Only raw fruit that can be eatedn without distress in over-chronicler cases. It also neutralizes over-acidity and reduces irritation by coating the lining of the stomach
• potassium is essential for helping muscles to contract properly during exercise and reduces cramping up
Oranges • the herperidin molecule, a flavanone, lowers high blood pressure as well as cholesterol, and has strong anti-inflammatory properties, most of this nutrient is found in the peel and the inner white pulp of the orange
• has 116.2% daily value of vitamin C, which is the primary water-soluble antioxidant in the body, disarming free radicals and preventing damage in the aqueous environment both inside and outside cells
• inside cells, a potential result of free radical damage to DNA is cancer. Especially in areas of the body where cellular turnover is especially rapid, such as the digestive system, preventing DNA mutations means preventing cancer. This is why a good intake of vitamin C is associated with a reduced risk of colon cancer
• vitamin C helps reduce severity of inflammatory conditions such as asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis
• Vitamin C can prevent the oxidation of cholesterol
• Citrus appears to offer significant protection against esophageal, oro-phayngeal/laryngeal, and stomach cancers
Peaches (with skin) • stimulates brain and prevents the chances of osteoporosis
• lowers blood pressure
• good for digestion due to alkaline content
• helps to prevent hemorrhoids
• helps to recharge your immune system
• helps fight heart strokes
• cleans kidney and bladder
• has lots of carotenoids which are good for eyes, protects eyes from disorders related to age like macular degeneration and cataracts
• has antioxidants