Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables


Health is one most important thing one wouldn’t want to mess with. As said, health is wealth. Your daily consumption of fruits and vegetables will not only help your health alone, but your physical activities and skin look as well. Fruits are natural and very beneficial to human health.

Health benefits of fruits and vegetables

These colorful and tasty foods are gifts from nature. They offer many health benefits because they have some of the following nutrients such as lycopene, ellagic acid, quercetin, hesperidin, fiber, Vitamin A and Vitamin C. Don’t forget you can even get plenty of these nutrients in processed tomato products as well, salsa, spaghetti sauce and ketchup. Says Grace Derocha in addition she went further and narrated some helpful health gift some fruits offers to human’s health. He said fruits and vegetables help to

  1. Reduce the risk of prostate cancer
  2. Protects the body from prostate, cervical and lung cancer
  3. Reduces tumor growth
  4. Protects the body from  harmful free-radicals
  5. Protects the body against heart disease
  6. Lowers blood pressure
  7. Lowers LDL cholesterol, which is the bad cholesterol in the body
  8. Support joint tissue for those with arthritis
  9. Keeps one regular aiding in gastrointestinal health
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On this post we want to look at some fruits and vegetables we have and their health benefits. Check below.

*HEALTH BENEFITS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.*

*BANANAS*


•Protect your heart.
•Strengthen bones.
•Control blood pressure
•Block diarrhea.

*BEANS*


•Prevent constipation.
•Help hemorrhoids.
•Lower cholesterol.
•Combat cancer.
•Stabilize blood sugar.

*BROCCOLI*


•Strengthens.
•Saves eyesight.
•Combats cancer.
•Protects your heart.
•Controls blood pressure.

 

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*CABBAGE*


•Combats cancer.
•Prevents constipation.
•Promotes weight loss.
•Protects your heart.
•Helps hemorrhoids.

*CARROT*

•Save eyesight.
•Protect your heart.
•Prevent constipation.
•Combat cancer.
•Promote weight loss.

*CAULIFLOWER*


•Protects against Prostate Cancer.
•Combats Breast Cancer.
•Strengthens bones.
•Banishes bruises.
•Guards against heart disease.

*GARLIC*

•Lowers cholesterol.
•Controls blood pressure.
•Combats cancer.
•kills bacteria.
•Fights fungus.

*GRAPEFRUITS*


•Protects against heart attacks
•Promotes Weight loss
•Helps stops strokes
•Combats Prostate Cancer
•Lowers cholesterol

*GRAPES*


•Save eyesight.
•Conquer kidney stones.
•Combat cancer.
•Enhance blood flow.
•Protect your heart.

*GREEN TEA*


•Combats cancer.
•Protects your heart.
•Helps stops strokes.
•Promotes weight loss.
•Kills bacteria.

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*HONEY*

•Heals wounds.
•Aids digestion.
•Guards against ulcers.
•Increases energy.
•Fights allergies.

*LEMONS AND LIME*


•Combat cancer.
•Protect your heart.
•Control blood pressure.
•Smoothen skin.
•Stop scurvy.

*MUSHROOM*

•Controls blood pressure.
•Lowers cholesterol.
•Combats cancer.
•Strengthens bones.

*OLIVE OIL*

•Protects your heart.
•Promotes Weight loss.
•Combats cancer.
•Battles diabetes.
•Smoothens skin.

*ONIONS*

•Reduce risk of heart attack.
•Combat cancer.
•Kill bacteria(bactericidal).
•Lower cholesterol.
•Fight fungal infections.

*ORANGES*

•Support immune systems.
•Combat cancer.
•Protect your heart.
•Straighten respiration.

*PINEAPPLE*

•Strengthens bones.
•Relieves colds.
•Aids digestion.
•Dissolves warts.
•Blocks diarrhea.

*STRAWBERRIES*

•Combat cancer.
•Protect your heart.
•Boost memory.
•Calm stress.

*SWEET POTATOES*

•Save your eyesight.
•Lift mood.
•Combat cancer.
•Strengthen bones.

*TOMATOES*

•Protect prostate.
•Combat cancer.
•Lower cholesterol.
•Protect your heart.

*WALNUTS*

•Lower cholesterol.
•Combat cancer.
•Boost memory.
•Protect against cardiovascular diseases.

*WATER*

•Quenches thirst.
•Combats cancer.
•Conquers kidney stones.

*WATERMELON*

•Protects prostate.
•Promotes weight loss.
•Lowers cholesterol.
•Helps stops strokes.
•Controls blood pressure.
•Fights dehydration.

*APPLES*

•Protect your heart.
•Prevent constipation.
•Prevent diarrhea.
•Improve lung capacity.
•Cushion joints.

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*AVOCADOS*

•Battle diabetes.
•Lower cholesterol.
•Help stops strokes.
•Control blood pressure.
•Smoothen skin.

This is the health benefits of fruits and vegetables, some of this fruits can be acquired within our environment. Let’s start eating health to maintain good healthy life.





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