Ten Fruits For Healthy Living – Part One

A healthy balanced diet consists of different food types that provide adequate nutrients necessary for good health. One type of food needed to maintain a healthy diet is fruits, which are rich in minerals and vitamins. Forget supplements and fancy super foods, these ten fruits are power packed for a healthier you.

Peaches & Nectarines: Two small peaches or nectarines have more potassium than one medium banana. Potassium boosts nerves and muscle health. The skins also provide a great source of antioxidants.

Pineapple: Regardless of how it’s prepared or served, this tropical fruit is chock-full of bromelain, a powerful anti-inflammatory enzyme that reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

Grapes: A little grape bulb (preferably red/purple) contains potassium and iron, which help prevent cramps and anemia. Grapes are also proven to be heart healthy, and help to prevent heart disease and lower cholesterol levels due to the large amounts of antioxidants like quercetin and resveratrol they contain.

Kiwi: This is a low-calorie, high fiber, easy snack that’s great for weight loss. Loaded with vitamins C and E, kiwis help protect against cancer and improve optical health.

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