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KNOW YOUR FRUIT

Updated on October 17, 2009

 

KNOW YOUR FRUIT

 

 

Different fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre. Take your pick

 

APPLE

Key nutrients: Vitamin C, iron, potassium, sodium, phosphorous, calcium, sulphur.

Benefits: Apples detoxify, help intestinal infections and acidity.

 

Banana

Key Nutrients: Potassium, folate, sodium, chlorine, iron, glucose,  amino acids.

Benefits: Bananas detoxify, treat constipation, ulcers, enhance immune system.

 

ORANGE

Key nutrients: Vitamin C, folate, potassium, sodium, citric acid, iron, manganese, calcium.

Benefits: Orange improves weak digestion, immunity.

 

PAPAYA

Key nutrients: Vitamins A, E, silicon, potassium, calcium, copper, folate, fructose.

Benefits: Papaya improves digestion, rids intestinal worms, eases inflammation and constipation.

 

WATERMELON

Key nutrients: Phosphorous, potassium, sodium, calcium, iron, sucrose, Vitamins B and E.

Benefits: watermelon is a diuretic, helps weight loss, treats kidney and urinary tract problems.

 

PINEAPPLE

Key nutrients: Vitamin B, C and E, phosphorous, potassium, iron, folate, sucrose.

Benefits: Pineapple is a diuretic, detoxifies, purifies blood, prevents blood clots, and increases circulation.

 

POMEGRANATE

Key nutrients: Calcium, phosphorous, iron, sodium, Vitamin C.

Benefits: Pomegranate aids digestion, destroys intestinal worms.

 

GRAPE

Key nutrients: Iron, potassium, phosphorous, glucose, salicylates, Vitamins B and E.

Benefits: Grapes are a good source of energy. They purify the blood (useful for anemia, liver malfunctions such as hepatitis and jaundice).

 

GRAPEFRUIT

Key nutrients: Potassium, folate, iron, amino acids, zinc, vitamin B and C.

Benefits: Grapefruit protects arteries, aids digestion and boosts the immune system.

 

 

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