The 19 Ways Fruit Can Make You A Healthier Person

19 FRUIT ways makes you healthier by Office Pantry Fruit activates your brain Once you consume fruit, the natural sugars stimulate your brain to recall information Fruits Hydrate You quicker and easier than before. Just like us, fruit is made up of 80% water so it's logical for us to eat food that contains as much water as we Fruit isn't expensive do. No other food in this planet matches that average of 80% water. People often cite their lack of fruit snaffling on the cost to their wallet. Next time you visit a shop, double check how much that pack of biscuits cost you compared to one apple. Fruit is 100% bad-cholesterol free Meet and dairy contain high amounts of bad-cholesterol whereas fruit is bad-cholesterol free. Fruit has healing properties Pineapples, which contain the enzyme bromelain, has been show more potent than synthetic alternatives in killing cancer cells. Fruit heals open wounds Ascorbic acid provides the fuel to help heal any damaged cells in your body faster. Fruit fights infection Vitamin C helps to protect the cells in your body and keep them fighting fit to ward of any evil harmful bacteria or viruses. Fruit keeps you regular Fibre aids your digestion and helps nutrients pass through your intestines faster. The lack of roadblock keeps you from huffing and puffing later... Fruit makes you feel good Folate, also known as B9 or folic acid, helps to support serotonin (the happiness chemical) production. The more you eat the better you'll feel. Fruit - ethically A-OK None of it is murdered inhumanely, and even the fruitarian from the film Notting Hill is happy to eat fruit - what more can we say? Fruit is a natural food Fruit needs to be eaten so it can spread its seed – it's how nature works. So do a satsuma a solid and grab one now. Fruit boosts the immune system Fruit for muscles A shot of potassium will maintain your blood pressure and enable muscles to function fully. The Vitamin A in fruit helps to boost your body's defenses by identifying patho- gens and expelling them from your body. your Fruit sates your hunger As a food satisfying than a chocolate bar meaning you won't be reaching for the bad stuff as quickly after eating the good stuff. A dieters dream. group, fruit is 2.43x more Fruit teaches you sexual health if you remember the awkward up sex ed class where the teacher had to Hands roll a prophylactic over a banana... Fruit stops you feeling tired Vitamin B supports your metabolism, ensuring your process more energy from the foods you consume and reduces your fatigue levels and tiredness. Fruit heals a broken heart A literal broken heart can be caused by heart disease. Each portion of fruit you munch decreases that risk to you by a whopping 7%. Fruit is funny There are numerous innuendos that can be had with fruit. Laughter triggers an endorphin rush which gives you that feel-good feeling. So more please... Fruit for living longer 33,000 people die from diet-related diseases each year in the UK alone. If everyone eats the recommended 5-a-day, this number would be halved. Don't let us lose you early. References: Dauchet, L., Amouyel, P., Hercberg, S. & Dallongville, J. (2006) Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of cohort studies. Journal of Nutrition, 136, pp.2588-2593. Báez, R.,Lopes, M.,Salas, C., Hernández, M. (2007) In vivo antitumoral activity of stem pineapple (Ananas comosus) bromelain. Planta Med. Oct, 73(13), pp. 1377-1383. Scarborough, P., Nnoaham, K., Clarke, D., Capewell, S. & Rayner, M. (2010) Modelling the impact of a healthy diet on cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66, pp.420-426 Boeing, H., Bechthold, A., Bub, A., Ellinger, S., Haller, D., Kroke, A., Leschik-Bonnet, E., Muller, M., Oberritter, H., Schulze, M., Stehle, P. & Watzl, B. (2012) Critical review: vegetables and fruit in the prevention of chronic diseases. European Journal of Nutrition, 51, pp.637-663. Public Health England, National Diet and Nutrition Survey (May 2014).

The 19 Ways Fruit Can Make You A Healthier Person

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Fruit is one of the most natural foods we can eat and it is full of health benefits. Here are just some of the 19 ways, supported by the science, demonstrating why fruit will make you a better person ...


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