Monday, 23 February 2015

The Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables

 The answer to healthy life in the modern polluted world lies in fruits and vegetables. They are the rich sources of vitamins, beta carotene, nutritious elements, fiber and iron. They are very beneficial for the overall health of mind and body. They should be included in the regular diet chart. Here the the benefits of some of the fruits and vegetables.
              Fresh cut fruits and vegetables
Wikimedia Commons by Peggy Greb 

1. Banana
It helps in stress, anemia, blood pressure and constipation. It gives instant energy and keeps the mood healthy.

2. Papaya
It contains antioxidants, minerals and fiber in sufficient amounts. It is very beneficial for stomach, gut movement and eyes.

3. Pears
It contains rich amounts of potassium and fiber. The fiber saves from heart diseases, several types of cancers and high blood pressure. The vitamin A found in it is very helpful in diabetes.

4. Bitter Gourd
It has wonderful benefits in diabetess. It has little amounts of calories and is full of vitamins.

5. Tomatoes
It contains an antioxidant lycopene. It is beneficial in heart problems and reduces the risks of cancer.

6. Mango
It contains sufficient amount of potassium and iron. It is very god in anemia and pregnancy. It is also known as the best antioxidant.

7. Cabbage
It contains folic acid and works to cure several ailments. It is a good diet for the pregnant women.

8. Beet root
It contains potassium and manganese but very little calories. It is very beneficial in several skin diseases.

9. Spinach
It contains rich amounts of iron and calcium. It is also a rich source of folic acid, fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C. It is very beneficial in age related memory loss.

10. Alu Bukhara
It is a sweet and juicy fruit. It is a rich source of vitamin C. It fights against cancer and the regular intake of it gives benefits in heart problems.

11. Apple
An apple a day rightly keeps the doctor away. It is a rich source of several vitamins. It reduces the risks of colon cancer and an increase in cholesterol levels. It helps in proper functioning of the digestive system.