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, rich in antioxidants, help fight cancer and avert macular
degeneration. Blueberries also contain compounds that can safeguard against
urinary tract infections.
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.
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
Bananas lower the risk of high blood pressure and stroke. Bananas are also high in potassium and low in sodium. Another plus is that this fruit contains protease inhibitors that can avert stomach ulcers.
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.
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 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 are a great source of folate and provide a lot of vitamin C. Papayas also contain papain, an element that helps improve digestion.
Well selected and eaten at the right time, fruit contributes to maintaining energy and alertness. Packed with water, vitamins, trace elements and fiber, they provide your body with elements essential to its proper functioning.