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Fruits and vegetables

  •  Fruits

Watermelon: which is especially terrific this time of year, offers a juicy, sweet taste and a high water content, while packing in the antioxidants lycopene, beta-carotene, and vitamin C, and the minerals potassium and magnesium.

Citrus fruits: oranges and grapefruits, provide a significant source of vitamin C, folate, and potassium, as well as fiber. Pink grapefruits are particularly rich in the antioxidant lycopene.

Avocados: are rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, which may help raise levels of HDL (healthy cholesterol) whilelowering LDL ( unhealthy cholesterol).

Grapes: Consuming grapes may reduce the risk of blood clots, and prevent damage to the heart’s blood vessels, aiding in the maintenance of healthy blood pressure.

  • Vegetables

Green leafy vegetables and others like tomatoes, carrot, bell pepper, spinach, okra provides so many nutrients, including potassium, fiber, folate (folic acid) and vitamins A, E and C.

Fruits and vegetables are critical to promoting good health. They contain essential vitamins, minerals, fiber, and disease-fighting phytochemicals. Therefore, eating fruits and vegetables everyday can help reduce the risk of:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Type II diabetes
  • Certain cancers

A diet rich in fruit and vegetables can lower your risk for heart disease. Potassium, which can be found in bananas, may help the body maintain a healthy  blood pressure. In addition, the dietary fiber found in vegetables can assist with lowering blood cholesterol levels as well as the risk of heart disease. Vegetables such as broccoli, mustard greens, and cabbage, and fruits such as oranges, grapefruit, and lemons are the vegetables and fruits most likely to help boost cardiovascular health.If you love green, leafy vegetables, you’re in luck. Research shows that eating a lot of green leafy vegetables and fruit has been correlated with a reduced diabetes risk.The fiber content of fruits and vegetables helps keep your digestive system running smoothly. A diet rich in fiber (but don’t forget to drink plenty of water) is a great way to stave off constipation and keep you healthy and comfortable.Studies have shown fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of some cancers. Vegetables such as broccoli, and cabbage, and most fruit may add an additional layer of cancer-fighting protection.

Fruits and vegetables are a natural source of energy and supply the body with the required nutrients. Diets rich in foods containing fiber, such as vegetables and fruits, may reduce the risk of obesity, heart attack and stroke.