Our body needs enough and balanced nutrients for sustainance and to fight diseases. Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals, and other natural sustenance which our body needs. We need each nutrient of the different fruits and vegetables to have the nutrition benefits.
Oftentimes, we do not eat sufficiently, we eat only what is available and easy to prepare. How can you be sure that you are getting the proper nutrients which your body requires? Good knowledge of fruits and vegetables will help us to have a healthy diet.
We can prevent or fight some diseases if we know what to get from the kitchen, here is a short list of fruits and vegetables and its benefits:
Apples. Because of its fiber content, apples blocks diarrhea and protects the heart. It also keeps the lungs healthy.
Apricots. Combats cancer, controls blood pressure, save your eyesight, helps in Alzheimer’s disease.
Avocados. Battles diabetes, lowers cholesterol, controls blood pressure
Banana. Protects your heart, relief for cough, good for the bones
Blueberries. Combats cancer, protects heart, stabilizes sugar, boosts memory
Broccoli. Saves eyesight, combats cancer, protects heart
Cabbage. Combats cancer, prevents constipation, promotes weight loss, protects heart
Potatoes. Sweet and white potatoes are rich in potassium which helps regulate the blood pressure. Other sources of potassium are white beans, lima beans, cooked greens while carrots and prunes are better to take as juices.