Fruits

Apples
You have probably heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” – well, there is really a lot of truth behind this.

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What they contain and why they are good for you

  • Apples contain a lot of Antioxidants, including polyphenols, flavonoids, and vitamin C
  • They are a good source of fiber, which are good for your digestion, and diets high in fiber have also been highly correlated with a reduction in risk of developing a heart decease
  • They also contain potassium, which is important for many body functions, for example preventing muscle cramps
  • To read more about the benefits of Apples

Blueberries
Blueberries are really tasty and so good for you too! I find they do not have so much taste raw, but when you add them for example to pancakes and they get slightly warmed and cooked, they taste soooo amazing!

blueberry
What they contain and why they are good for you

  • Blueberries are known for their high levels of antioxidant phytonutrients
  • Research has shown that phytonutrients help the body cells communicate with each other more efficiently, thus preventing mutations at the cellular level, in other words, the proliferation of cancer cells
  • It’s recommended to consume 1 – 2 cups of blueberries per day to get the full health benefit of this super fruit
  • To read more about the benefits of Blueberries
  • Oranges
    This fruit is probably one of the most familiar to us, and its a powerhouse of Vitamin C.

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    What they contain and why they are good for you

    • Oranges are full of vitamin C!
    • They also contain lots of fibers which are good for your digestion
    • Learn more about the 13 Health Benefits of Oranges

    Kiwi
    This fruit does’t only look good in your fruit salad, but it actually is also really good for you.

    kiwi

    What they contain and why they are good for you

    • Like oranges, Kiwis also contain a lot of vitamin C – actually they contain even more Vitamin C than the oranges
    • A link about the health benefits of kiwis actually suggests that one kiwi contains 120% of the daily recommended value of vitamin C!
    • They are also a great source of dietary fiber
    • To read more about the health benefits of kiwis

    Pomegranate:
    For me, this is really a special fruit. It is kind of challenging to eat, there are so many seeds, but the small amount of flesh around the seeds just taste so wonderful. And it looks always beautiful as a decoration on dishes too.

    pomegranate
    What they contain and why they are good for you

    • Like oranges, Kiwis also contain a lot of vitamin C – actually they contain even more Vitamin C than the oranges
    • As pomegranates are loaded with potassium and Vitamin C, they are believed to help with the following: lowering the risk of heart disease, lowering the risk of cancer (especially prostate and breast), lessening the symptoms of diarrhea, reducing Cholesterol , controlling your weight and fighting cell damage
    • They are one of the few fruits where the juice is just as beneficial as the fruit or seeds
    • Find out more about pomegranate health benefits

    Goji Berries
    While I had heard about the wonder berry called Goji berries before, I never had the chance to try them until very recently. And the first taste experience was just fantastic! They taste sweet, but no too sweet and they have a wonderful berry unique flavor to them.

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    What they contain and why they are good for you

    • Goji berry are filled with powerful antioxidants and they also have compounds rich in vitamin A
    • They are unique among fruits because they contain all essential amino acids and also have the highest concentration of protein of any fruit
    • They are also loaded with vitamin C and are high in fiber and iron
    • Health benefits of Gojji berries are immense

    Sources for list of superfoods & images are taken from:
    Superfoods Rx

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