Interesting Facts about fruits bring to Health

21
Feb
2020

In general, people only think of vitamin C when they think of fruits. In fact, fruits have much more nutrients than that. Fruits consist of a high amount of antioxidants, which protect your body against diseases. Fruits also the source of minerals like calcium, potassium and phosphorous, as well as vitamins A, B, E, and K. Different bright colours (eg. orange, red, blue and purple) of fruits indicating different health benefits bring to your body.

What are the benefits that fruits bring to health?

Durians: Fantastic news for durian lovers! As durians are a great source of minerals, vitamins and dietary fibre with no cholesterol (plant products do not contain cholesterol). However, do eat durians in moderation as they consist high sugar level which contributes to high-calorie intake.

Bananas: Out of all fruits, bananas consist of the highest level of potassium. With one medium-sized banana, it can provide 10% of the daily recommended intake of potassium for a normal adult. Potassium helps to regulate the functioning of body muscles.

Berries: Berries have the highest amount of antioxidants among all of the fruits. Antioxidants from Berries help to slow down cell aging and fight against diseases.

Want to keep the diseases and doctor away? The magic trick will be two servings of colourful fruits everyday!

Reference: Healthhub.sg. (2020). Fun Fruity Facts for Health [online] Available at: https://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/1291/fun-fruity-facts