We have all grown up to hearing that fruits are good for health and we should eat more fruits. However, we are still not aware of why we should be eating fruits. Here are 9 reasons why:
1. Low to Medium on Glycemic Index Scale
Low to medium GI Foods keep blood sugar levels stable & provides long-lasting energy. Learn more about the Glycemic Index.
2. Packed with Essential Vitamins & Minerals
Fruit is nature’s Multi-vitamins and Multi-minerals.
3. Contain Enzymes
Enzymes are chemicals that your body requires in order to function and carry out everyday normal processes. They are beneficial for healthy metabolism & digestion.
4. Packed with Antioxidants
Antioxidants protect your cells from free radical damage and can repair damaged cells. Berries are especially high in antioxidants.
5. High in Fibre
Fibre promotes healthy bowel movements & weight loss.
6. Low in Calories
You would have to eat 20 and a half apples to equal the amount of calories in a Mc Donald’s Value Meal!
7. Help to Control Weight & Appetite
Because of the fibre & water content, it can help you feel full and satisfied by eating less food.
Fruit is easy to take with you anywhere and don’t require any preparation.
9. Fruit is a Natural part of the diet
Our bodies have adapted and evolved to eating raw, whole foods in their natural forms.