You might have chosen your diet very carefully but let’s revisit it once again. We will not get into details, but to start with check whether fruits are a part of your diet? Choose the right mix of fruits for better health and if fruits are not a part of your diet you will be shocked to know what your are missing.
If you believe that an apple a day can keep doctor away then I am sure that the following information is going to put doctors out of business.
Author of Staying Healthy with Nutrition, Elson Haas Says “ Apple is important for colon health and controlling blood sugar levels”. A normal size apple contains almost four grams of soluble fiber (which is about 17% of the daily amount you need each day) and it is a good source of vitamin C.
John Kiefer, Physique Specialist and nutritionist says “ Grapes are a very high glycemic fruit”, “Which makes them an ideal post training snack”, because consuming snacks with high glycemic carbs following work out generates huge quantity of glycogen. Grapes are enriched with folate, B6, VIT A and VIT C.
Reiter has conducted a detailed research regarding the effects of Cherry on health. He found out that cherries are enriched with Melatonin- A specific hormone produced in brain which is believed to slow down the aging process and fights jet lag and insomnia. Cherry is also studied as a potential medicine for cancer and depression.
Do you know what natural Viagra is? Its Pomegranate. Its proved through research that seeds and juice of pomegranate can help to cure erectile dysfunction by reversing oxidative damage. It is due to this function of pomegranate that some theologians believe it was the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden and not Apple.
Blackberries are enriched with vitamin K and phytonutrient power; it is good for men because research depicted that blackberry tend to reduce chances of prostate cancer and it also contains manganese which maintains optimal testosterone production. Besides this blackberries contain antioxidant lutein which keeps eyes healthy.
If you plan to reduce some pounds and grapefruit is part of your diet then you are on the right track. Studies show that if you take half grapefruit before every meal, you can easily reduce 3.5 pounds in 12 weeks. However one should avoid grapefruit while on medication.