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IMPORTANCE OF EATING A FRUIT EVERYDAY.

Posted by: | Posted on: December 16, 2019
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In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering. Fruits are the means by which angiosperms disseminate seeds.

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There are around 2000 types of fruits around the world, of which the western world uses only 10% of those.

Common types of fruits that are readily available include:
  • Apples and pears.
  • Citrus – oranges, grapefruits, mandarins and limes.
  • Stone fruit – nectarines, apricots, peaches and plums.
  • Tropical and exotic – bananas and mangoes.
  • Berries – strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, kiwifruit and passionfruit.
According to The Most Popular Fruit in the World, the most popular fruit in the world is,
  • Tomatoes (170.75 million metric tons consumed in 2014)
  • Bananas (114.13 m.m.t.)
  • Watermelons (111 m.m.t.)
  • Apples (84.63 m.m.t.)
  • Grapefruit (83.97 m.m.t.)

 

Top Ten Vegetables and Fruit You Should Eat Everyday
  • Blueberries. Blueberries contain anti-oxidants, specifically anthocyanidans, which is a flavanoid connected with cognitive ability.
  • Bell Peppers. Bell Peppers come in a multitude of colours – green, yellow, orange and red.
  • Cruciferous Vegetables.
  • Leafy Green Vegetables.
  • Tomatoes.
  • Bananas.
  • Garlic.
  • Ginger.

People who eat fruit as part of an overall healthy diet generally have a reduced risk of chronic diseases. USDA’s MyPlate encourages making half your plate fruits and vegetables for healthy eating. Fruit are important sources of many nutrients, including potassium, fiber, vitamin C and folate (folic acid).

some of the surprising health benefits of fruits and vegetables:
  • Cardiovascular health. Eat fruits and vegetables for healthy heart.
  • Lower cancer risk. Fruits and vegetables can lower your cancer risk.
  • Improved vision. An eye exam can indicate underlying health issues.
  • Reduced diabetes risk.
  • Better digestive health.

Orange-colored fruits and vegetables — like sweet potatoes, carrots, cantaloupe, mangos, and apricots — are high in beta-carotene, a form of vitamin A that helps with night vision, your eyes‘ ability to adjust to darkness.

 

seven fruits that successfully improve your skin.
  • Pomegranate. Pomegranate juice can work wonders for your skin.
  • Bananas. Whether you like the taste of it or not, care to include this fruit in your beauty regime for its many benefits.
  • Watermelon.
  • Papaya.
  • Kiwi.
  • Oranges.
  • Apples.

 

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