The wide healthy palette of both vegetables and fruits offers loads of nutritional benefits without which neither our bodies nor our minds could survive without for more than a year or two at best.

Here is a list for you, dear readers, with 10 of the healthiest fruits which Mother Earth has been kind enough to offer us. Be sure to munch on each and all of these once in a while (unless, of course, you have an allergy concerning any of them).

1. Apples

We know you’ve heard this saying about a million times before, but an apple a day really does keep the doctor away. At least for a large number of cases.

Thanks to a very potent antioxidant which you can find on the peels of the apples, called quercetin, you can be sure of its anti-inflammatory and antihistamine properties.

Thus, they are great for protecting your body from any chronic inflammatory diseases as keeping your heart in a healthy state.

2. Bananas

Their high potassium and vitamin B6 content makes them excellent at improving the health of your heart, as well as making sure your muscles function properly and ensuring a steady blood pressure.

3. Grapefruit

It is quite commonly found in many different diet plans. That means many consider it to be a great food for when you are trying to lose weight. And even if you’re not, their high vitamin C content should be reason enough to want to grab a few and chow down.

They are also packed with antioxidants which further accelerate fat loss.

4. Blueberries

They hold the title of ‘superfood’ quite justly. Also high in antioxidants, they are great for improving one’s eyesight as well as for promoting a proper cognitive function.

5. Blackberries

Once again, this fruit can also boast with high antioxidant content, and polyphenol content as well! This makes them ideal candidates for combatting the aging process and keeping any chronic diseases at bay.

6. Kiwi

You may have already heard these powerful green little fruits are bursting with fiber and vitamin C, which means one should definitely consider adding them to their eating habits, if they haven’t already.

The juicy kiwi is also easily available, which is just one more reason to purchase them on a more frequent basis.

7. Pomegranate

They are great for aiding in digestion, lowering your blood pressure and preventing heart disease from occurring. They can also lower any chances you have of developing cancer. They can also slow the aging process thanks to the antioxidants they contain.

8. Cherries

Cherries contain an antioxidant colored in a deep rich dark red color, called anthocyanin. Anthocyanin aids in naturally lowering your bad cholesterol and also reducing any inflammation, including the inflammation of blood vessels to a considerably lower level.

9. Pineapple

They are a great natural source of bromelain. What is bromelain? To put it simply, it represents one of the most powerful digestive enzymes. Other than that, they are also rich when it comes to other healthy nutrients.

10. Avocado

You may have already heard that avocados are an excellent source of fatty acids and monosaturated fats. This means they are great for helping you lower your bad LDL cholesterol and raise your good HDL cholesterol.



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