Fruit Nutrition Facts
"Helpful fruit nutrition facts to reinforce your nutrition and fat burning goals...."
There is nothing better than eating foods in their most natural state. Try to incorporate natural whole fruits into your meals or as mid day snacks. Fruit juices, however, are another story altogether. They are usually very high in either natural or added sugars which leads to a spike in your insulin production (increase in fat production) and increase in blood sugar directly after consumption.
Blackberry, Raspberry and Blueberry Nutrition Facts – Other than the fact that they look great and make a tasty dessert, berries are also high in antioxidants, and the darker the skin color the better. Recent USDA studies have shown that the blueberry has one of the highest antioxidant capacities per serving, compared with almost all other fruits. Well what's so great about anti-oxidants you might ask?
Acai berry nutrition facts - Like its brothers and sisters the Acai Berry is high in antioxidants but researchers have also found that in some clinical trials the berry actually destroyed cancer cells. The berry is also regarded as one of the best fat burning foods due to the invigorating effect it has on ones metabolism.
Strawberry Nutrition Facts - A member of the rose family, strawberries (including grapes and berries) are one of few sources that contain ellagic acid, a compound shown to prevent carcinogens from causing healthy cells to become cancerous.
Nutrition Facts Apples - with the skin: Apples are high in fiber and very tasty with peanut butter (try it!) as a mid day snack. Researchers have recently discovered that phytochemicals found in apples may fight certain types of cancers, help reduce cholesterol damage and promote healthy lungs. Be sure to clean the apple though as some farmers use a mixture of wax and water when rinsing the fruit to give it that extra shine!
Oranges nutrition facts – Citrus fruit of course is a big source of vitamin C, but oranges can also help control food cravings, lessen the risk of coronary heart disease, reduce cholesterol levels and strengthen the immune system to protect the body against diseases.
And still more great Fruit Nutrition Facts:
Grapefruit packs a big nutritional punch. It's high in vitamin C, folic acid, and potassium - all great for the heart. Pink grapefruit is also rich in antioxidants and ruby red grapefruit in addition contains lycopene, a phytochemical that fights ‘bad’ cholesterol (LDL) from oxidizing and subsequently damaging ones artery walls.
Banana nutrition facts - Bananas are a great source of potassium (only the avocado has more), vitamin C and magnesium - all the ingredients for a good hangover cure.
Watermelon Nutrition Facts - Watermelon is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B5, beta-carotene and folic acid, and great for cleansing the kidney and bladder.
Kiwi Fruit Nutrition Facts – The kiwi supplies the most nutrients of all the major fruits. It has more vitamin C than an orange and is also rich in fiber, potassium, copper, magnesium and vitamin E. The kiwi is also very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium.
Tomato Nutrition Facts - Tomatoes are low in Sodium, Saturated Fat and Cholesterol and a great source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Magnesium, Copper, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C and Potassium. Tomatoes also contain Lycopene which fights cardiovascular disease.
Avocado Nutrition Facts - Many people avoid the avocado because they think it's high in fat content, which is true, but it's high in monounsaturated fats. Monounsaturated fast help the basal metabolic rate.
Cantaloupe Nutrition Facts - One of the rare fruits rich in beta-carotene, find out why this orange fruit packs a powerful nutrition punch.
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