Fruit Facts That Can Help Your Health

Are you getting your recommended daily allowance of fruit?  With all the fresh and delicious fruit options out there, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be reaping all the nutrient rich rewards from fruit.  Certain fruits can protect your heart, some promote a healthy and functioning digestive system, and some can even help to prevent cancer.  The world of health benefits that these naturall sweet foods have to offer are nearly endlessblackberries.  Check out the following facts about fruit that you may not know:

Whole fruit is much healthier than a smoothie.  When you blend everything down into a fine liquid, you are missing out on all the fiber and other the nutrient rich texture that many fruits offer.  If you buy your smoothies from a store, chances are they are not as healthy as you might think.  Store bought smoothies usually contain a ton of sugar and additives that aren’t good for your health.

Blackberries have the highest amount of antioxidants than any other food.

Need a pick-me-up?  Grapes are a great source of energy because they can help to combat general fatigue.

Raspberries can help to fight against cancer.

Those are just a few of the many benefits that eating fruit regularly has to offer.  Head over to your local farmers’ market and pick up some fresh and deliciously healthy produce.

 

Always consult your chiropractor or primary care physician for all your health related advice.

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