Here's a secret to a long life: Eat Healthy.
These days, people are obsessed with processed food which they either get from grocery stores
or from fast food joints. The world is fast becoming less green and more plastic.
A study conducted by Dr. Ashkan Afshin from the University of Washington showed that poor
diet is one of the leading causes of death around the world and is deadlier than Tobacco and
High Blood Pressure.
Unfortunately, a lot of people aren't aware of these things. A Balanced diet education is needed
now more than ever.
Hence, today we'd be looking at 5 Healthy Fruits you need to include in your diet.
Apples are essential for the well being of your heart. They contain Phenolic compounds on their
skin. These compounds aid the function of the heart in pumping blood. They also get rid of
cholesterol in the body.
Grapes have high water content and keep you hydrated. They contain antioxidants which
protect your body's cells from damage. Swelling of your body organs can be prevented by
Another fruit rich in water. They contain antioxidants too. Cantaloupe increases the body's
immunity to diseases and stabilizes the level of sugar in the blood. Indirectly, Cantaloupe
prevents cardiovascular diseases like high blood pressure. Their folate content helps the
development of fetuses in the wombs of their moms.
Blueberries help the body to conserve food by slowing down digestion. They contain sugar as
well which serves as an energy source for the body. They also contain antioxidant compounds.
Lemons contribute to your brain health by ensuring smooth circulation of blood within it and
fortifies the cells of the brain.
You can get all these fruits from the Supermarket or from a nearby grocery store. However, you
need to wash them thoroughly before you eat as they might have been sprayed with some
chemicals to preserve them. A better option would be to plant these fruits yourself. Fruits eaten
straight from the garden are more nutritious than the ones sold in the Supermarket.