Why Eat Fruit?
Fruit are wonderful gifts from nature, they are life-enhancing medicines packed with vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and many other phyto-nutrients (Plant derived micro nutrients).
Fruits are low in calories and fat and are a source of simple sugars, fiber, and vitamins, which are essential for optimising our health and provide plenty of soluble dietary fiber, which helps to ward off cholesterol and fats from the body keeping a healthy digestive system.
They are an absolute must, not just because of their color and flavor but for their unique nutrient rich profile that helps keep the human body free from disease and keep it healthy!
Fruits contain many anti-oxidants such as poly-phenolic flavonoids, vitamin-C, and anthocyanins. These compounds,help the body protect itself from oxidant stress, diseases and to help the body to fight against all ailments by boosting our immunity level. Many fruits, when compared to vegetables and cereals, have very high anti-oxidant values, which is measured in terms of their"Oxygen Radical Absorbent Capacity" or (ORAC).
Disclaimer: This information is for general knowledge and should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. You should always consult a licensed physician or medical professional for diagnosis and treatment of any medical condition and before starting any weight loss or fitness regime.