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The Benefits of Fruits

Updated on June 24, 2009

Fruits have many benefits to us. I love fruits because it's not only delicious and healthy, fruits also help us to prevent disease. These are some fruits that have great benefits :

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If you would like to have the perfect benefits from grape, choose red grape or brown-black grape. Both kind of grapes contain flavonoids that have important role as antioxidants. You could have a glass of grape juice every morning and you will find that your LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein) level or bad cholesterol is under control.
Grape is also rich with Boron mineral that has ability to maintain estrogen level in women blood, so that menopause women will not easily have the osteoporosis.
The fructose level in grape is high enough to help your energy back. Avoid this fruit if you have diabetes mellitus.

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. That old proverb is right. Apple rich of pectin that great for dietary fiber. Pectin is a natural part of human diet, but does not contribute significantly to nutrition but it's good for your digestive system.
Apple contains of vitamine C, magnesium, iron, silicon, and potassium that great for digestive system and also phosphor, sodium, calcium, sulfur, chlor, vitamine A, B, and G.
The fructose level in apple is low so this fruit is save to consume for diabetic people. Apple is great for woman in her early pregnancy, to avoid morning sickness and to have smooth digestive system.

This tropical fruit contain many fibers, vitamine A and C, also flavonoids. Mango is great for digestive system, avoid constipation, and in the long term avoid cancer and blood vessel disruption.

Melon is sweet and rich of vitamine A, B complex, C, potassium, and magnesium. Melon has the ability to make blood vessel free from any toxins, clean the colon, and make our skin smooth, healthy, and bright. Asian people like Japanese, Chinese, or Korean love to consume melon, and look at their skin, they have the most delicate skin I ever seen.

Star Fruit
This tropical fruit contain of many dietary fibers, vitamine A, C, potassium. The taste is extremely sour but great for health. Star fruit can control blood pressure, control cholesterol level, great for your heart and blood vessel and for digestive system. I had personal experience with star fruit, I used to make star fruit juice and my cholesterol level is in control. My granny's blood pressure is high (about 165/90 mmHg) and she starts making fruit star juice for herself, now her blood pressure is getting lower.  

This exotic fruit contain of vitamine A, B complex, C, plus karotenoid and potassium (not as much as melon's). But papaya contain of papain, the enzym that helps protein digest. Papaya contain of  fibrin it's a kind of protein that only exist in human and animal.This is great to help in digestive system and blood coagulation free.Papaya also good for people who have gastritis, it helps to reduce the stomach acid level.

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Banana contain of vitamine C, potassium, and fructose. The potassium in banana could help balancing the body fluid amount, maintaining blood pressure and heart condition, and also maintaining the muscles work.

Watermelon is the most easy to digest fruit (note : do not mix it with another fruit). This fruit contain vitamine A, B, B2, C, and karotenoid, potassium, and dietary fiber. Watermelon good in reduce free radical, maintain the blood vessel condition, maintain heart condition, reduce bad cholesterol and control the blood pressure.
When you make watermelon juice do not forget to mix the watermelon's inner side (the white parts) in the juice, which rich of enzym, mineral, and chlorophil. If we consume it regularly, it could maintain the kidney's health.

Orange contain of pectine. You should consume the orange with the pulp also. It great for your digestive system. Orange rich in vitamine A, C, calcium, phosphor which are great in children's bone and teeth forming.
The fructose level is quite high so it should be avoided by people who have diabetes mellitus. The acidicy level is also high, people who have gastritis could not consume this fruit too many.

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Tomato contain of lycopen and vitamine C and A. Rich of antioxidants and great to reduce the cancer risk, specially kidneys cancer, pancreas cancer, and servics cancer

This fruit consist of 70 percent water, 20 percent organic fat, and 10 percent minerals. Avocado is rich of proteins, vitamine A, B, B2, B3, and C. If you consume avocado everyday, your blood circulation will always in control. Mix half of avocado with vegetable salad, add some olive oil as dressing and eat them all in raw condition. It greats for your health.

Lemon or citrus is rich of bio-havonoid that really important not just only to maintain of body chemical condition but also maintain our live. Lemon contain of high vitamine C it's really good to prevent cold and flu. Lemon is great to maintain body health condition.

You could consume fruits in raw condition, or mix it as fruits salad. Make fruits juice and fruits smoothies are also great way to enjoy fruits.


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      salma 4 years ago

      fruit salad pic r nice nd i eat its taste was osim

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      naturalsolutions 6 years ago

      I already take the chance on eating that kind of fruits, and aside from their nutrition they are probably has a delicious taste. Each fruit has their own benefits that surely bring us the health we want.

      Very nice hub.

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      febriedethan 8 years ago from Indonesia

      Hi, I'm glad to hear that. Thank's for your nice comment ..have a nice day.

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      Vizey 8 years ago

      I am a fruit lover and I eat a fruit daily. My skin has started glowing and my digestion has corrected itself after following this routine. Well, thank you for making this wonderful hub.

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      febriedethan 8 years ago from Indonesia

      Hi James, thank's for your nice comment and reading my hub.

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      James A Watkins 8 years ago from Chicago

      Great Hub!  Fruit might be the very best thing for our bodies.  I love fruit, though I forget to eat enough of it.  You did a fine job of lining out the benefits of each fruit and so have performed a great service to us.  Thanks!