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Benefits of common fruits

Updated on May 20, 2012

Top Ten Fruits and their Benefits

Who eats fruits almost people of every age...When we enjoy every bite of any fruit do we ever think what are its benefits or even the nutrition level that it provides us. No right, well fruits play a very crucial role in our life and the lack of it makes us go through many kinds of deficiency diseases as that listed below.

1- Papaya

The benefits of papaya is that it is a rich source of anti-oxidants, vitamin A,vitamin B, vitamin C and vitamin E, folate and also pantothenic acid too. It is also a good source of minerals like potassium, fiber and magnesium as well. All together these nutrients are good for cardiovascular system and also help us against colon cancer. Papaya also contains digestive enzymes for the betterment of our digestion called papain. It is good for a healthy immune system as well. Papaya might be a very good pick of fruit for preventing illness such as recurrent ear-infections, cold and flu as well.

2- Apple

The benefits of apple is that you will have whiter and healthier teeth. Drinking apple juice prevents Alzheimer away and fights the affects of aging of the brain. It also helps in the reduction of pancreatic cancers up to 23 percent. People who eat apple everyday have chances of not getting diabetes as well. It is also a high source for cholesterol reduction and for a healthier heart. It also helps prevent diarrhea and constipation. It controls your weight as well and helps in the detoxification of your liver in order to boost your immune system.

3- Orange

It helps to filter our blood. It is also useful for vomiting cases. It helps us cure our fever and drop down temperature of our body. It prevents all kinds of cancer. It is good for typhoid cases and also a good for cold and flu as well. It is useful for gums and mouth sores. Helpful for skin diseases and scabies. Orange helps for regulating the muscles and also the veins. Its good for anti-cough, influenza and also helps expel gas. Good for reproductive system of a women and helps compensate the mothers milk. For children's it good as well in the winter for indigestion.

4- Strawberry

It is very rich in antioxidants and also helps in preventing cardiovascular diseases. It also helps in preventing cancer and delaying aging. They are very rich in vitamins and minerals. They are good source of low- calorie They help in to neutralize the negative effect of free radicals in your system and also helps in for boosting up your immune system. Also used for whitening your teeth and also helps to preventing a low risk in heart attacks. Strawberries are fat free and great in giving vitamin C. Also helps to control your cholesterol.

5- Grapes

It is good for constipation, indigestion, fatigue and kidney disorders too. It is a rich source of vitamins like vitamin A, Vitamin B and folate. It is also good in its mineral factors like the potassium, calcium, iron, selenium, magnesium and even phosphorus. Once again this is also good for antioxidants. It also helps prevent asthma, heart diseases, migraine, breast cancer. It also has the capacity to bring down your cholesterol level down as well. Also is a good source of antibacterial activity.

6- Watermelon

This fruit is full of antioxidants and helps to reduce inflammation that helps in diabetes, asthma, atherosclerosis, colon cancer, and arthritis as well. Watermelon has Phytonutrients, this compound is bioactive and helps in to trigger healthy reactions into our body. It also has arginine which is good for our heart. Good for liver, circulatory system and also for a healthier immune system. Melon cleanses your system which flushes out toxic waste that causes forms of itchiness as well. It also helps from blemishes on your skin too. Good for bladder problems as well.

7- Banana

This is the only fruity that contains three kind of sugars- sucrose, fructose and glucose. These are combined with fiber to give you instant energy. 2 bananas are sufficient to provide you energy for 90 minutes as proven. It also helps up from preventing depression as it contains a type of protein that converts into serotonin. Also helps to regulate your blood glucose level perfect. Helps you from anemia, constipation, hangover, ulcers, morning sickness, heartburn, mosquito bites and keeps your blood pressure good too. Bananas have vitamin B that helps in calming down our nervous system. Bananas are also a big source of giving up smoking.

8- Mango

It is a a good source for low cholesterol as it contains vitamin C. It also helps to improve concentration level and memory power as it contains glutamine acid. Also helps in preventing acne. Good source of iron for women and also helps in diabetes reduction. It also has minerals like iron calcium. Also helps to prevent heart diseases and also cancer.

9- Jack fruit

Has a lot of nutritional value like vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, potassium, iron, thiamin, riboflabin, niacin, magnesium and also many other nutrient. It helps to strengthen up your immune system and protects against cancer. It also helps in a healthy digestion, maintains a healthy eye and skin. Also boosts energy and also lowers high blood pressure. It controls asthma and strengthens the bone as well a lot. Prevents anemia and helps in a healthy thyroid.

10- Plum

It is very low in calorie and contains no saturated fats. It also contains health promoting compounds like minerals and vitamins. It contains dietary fiber, sorbitol and isatin which helps in regulating the functional of the digestive system. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and good for antioxidants. It has loads of vitamin A and beta caratone. Plums are rich in minerals like potassium, iron and fluoride as well.


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    • cebutouristspot profile image


      6 years ago from Cebu

      Great stuff. I love fruit. Too bad one of my favorite fruit is not included in your list :( (avocado)

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      6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing Alex.

      I will definitely try to include more fruits into my diet after learning the many benefits of eating them. Voted up and useful!

      Best C

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      6 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Fortunately, I love all these fruits. A good papaya when pre-chilled in the fridge actually tastes like ice cream to me. Voting this Up and Useful.

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      6 years ago

      This is great information. I love fruits and eat apples and oranges regularly. :)

    • Alex Jose profile imageAUTHOR

      Alex Jose 

      6 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      You are most welcome unknown spy.

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      6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Very true! these are the top fruits we usually have in our table. Thanks for sharing its benefits :)

    • Alex Jose profile imageAUTHOR

      Alex Jose 

      6 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      Thanks a lot Movie master.

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      Movie Master 

      6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Alex, it's good to know something I enjoy eating is actually good for me! I love fruit, thank you for the information!

      Voting up and useful

    • Alex Jose profile imageAUTHOR

      Alex Jose 

      6 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      Thanks a lot anupma for stopping and reading my hub.

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      Dr Anupma Srivastava 

      6 years ago from India

      Great hub! Thanks for sharing such informative article to us. Keep writing.

      Voted up and useful.


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