8 Healthiest Fruits to Eat

Here at Pastry Star we are firm believers in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Here’s a list of the top 8 healthiest fruits you can eat:

Blueberries

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Blueberries, rich in antioxidants, help fight cancer and avert macular
degeneration. Blueberries also contain compounds that can safeguard against
urinary tract infections.

Oranges

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A full recommended day’s worth of vitamin C and potassium is guaranteed with one
single orange. The membrane around each piece of orange contains hesperidin, a
glycoside that can lower cholesterol.

Apples

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With skin that contains a high dose of fiber and lowers cholesterol, the apple
serves as 15 percent of your daily fiber needs. Not to mention it is jam packed
with antioxidants.

Bananas

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Bananas lower the risk of high blood pressure and stroke. Banaas are also high
in potassium and low in sodium. Another plus is that this fruit contains
protease inhibitors that can avert stomach ulcers.

Kiwis

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You can consider the kiwi to be something of a super fruit. Containing almost 20
vital nutrients, this delicious fruit has five times the vitamin C of an orange
in one serving. This brown fuzzy gem is abundant with vitamin A, K, E and B,
potassium, copper, folate, and fiber.

Grapes

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The key word here with grapes is polyphenols. Polyphenols are strong
antioxidants that can help prevent heart disease, slow or prevent many types of
cancer including esophageal, lung, mouth, pharynx, endometrial, pancreatic,
prostate and colon.

Strawberries

strawberry

Strawberries are also an exceptional source of vitamin C and other antioxidants.
A daily dose of this beautiful red goodness can control type 2 diabetes and
prevent heart disease and inflammation.

Papayas

papayas

Papayas are a great source of folate and provide a lot of vitamin C. Papayas
also contain papain, an element that helps improve digestion.

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