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Why You Need Fruits and Veggies Everyday

Fruits and Vegetables are essential sources of nutrients like Vits A, B, C K, potassium as we all know. On my health page today, we'll be looking at the health benefits of most fruits and vegetables.

The first on the list is Apple - Contains calcium, magnesium, vit. C, and beta carotene.
  • Helps to relieve constipation
  • Contain pectin which helps to reduce cholesterol
  • Remove toxins from the gut.
  • Prevents skin wrinkling and skin damage.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away
Banana - Contains Vits B6, C, K, beta-carotene, iron, potassium and tryptophan.
  • B6 is important for mood and mental health.
  • Tryptophan helps to stabilise your mood and encourages sleep
  • Helps to lower cholesterol.
  • Contains pectin which helps to remove toxins from the digestive tract.
  • Reduces anxiety.
Carrot - Contains calcium, magnesium, phophorus, potassium, and beta carotene.
  • Detoxifies the digestive tract, liver and kidneys.
  • Contain potent antioxidants
  • Helps to improve eyesight
  • Naturally antibacterial and antiviral

Garden Egg- Contains little amount of carb, protein, iron, calcium, potassium and no fat. Rich in vits B and C,

  • Treats hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases
  • Protects the body from formation of cancers
  • Prevents and treats constipation
  • Reduces body's cholesterol level
  • Aids digestion of food.
Garlic- Contains calcium, magnesium, sulphur, potassium and vit C.
  • A potent antioxidant
  • Is liver supportive because of sulphur contents
  • Reduces cholesterol
  • A heart and circulation tonifier.
  • Heals wounds when applied on the outside
  • Used for treating bleeding nose, gums, and minor internal haemorrage
  • Helps cure dysentery
  • Helps reduce constipation.
Mango- Contains iron, vits A and E
  • High antioxidant
  • Good for people suffering from anaemia
  • Antiinflammatory
Olives- Rich in oleic acid, iron, beta carotene and vit E.
  • It is liver and gall bladder supportive.
  • A strong antioxidant and carotenoid
  • Protects cells from premature aging.
  • Strengthens retina and improves eyesight.
Onions- Contain calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, beta carotene, folic acid and sulphur.
  • Prevent and repairs stomach ulcer .
  • Relieves stomach cramps
  • Natural antibiotic
  • Liver supportive detoxifier.
Orange- Contains high percentage of Vit C
  • Helps in boosting immune system
  • Helps lower cholesterol level
  • Helps to lower blood pressure levels
  • Reduces arthritis, pains
Pawpaw- Source of proteolytic enzymes.
  • Controls premature aging
  • Improves poor digestion
  • Acts as cleanser
  • Boosts immune system thereby reducing the chances for illness.
Watermelon- Carotene, vitamins and minerals.
  • Fights heart disease
  • Relaxes the body blood vessel
  • Reduces risk of cancer
  • Prevents erectile dysfunction

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad

Am sure after reading this, you will not hesitate to stock your fruit basket with wholesome fruits. Remember to have a safe place for your veggies too. If you've learnt anything from this post, you can let me know by leaving a comment. Have a fruity day!

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