At a time, when everyone is looking for that magic pill to heal what ails them. It is refreshing to know that you have a healthier alternative. Fruits and vegetables can keep you healthy for a long time. You will be amazed how making fruits and vegetables a regular part of your diet can benefit your overall health. It is not enough to just exercise. You will need to fuel your body with foods that will best help the body stay stronger longer.
Many fruits and vegetables are powerful enough to prevent some cancers, reduce your risk of developing some serious diseases, and lower your risk from developing diabetes. I don’t know about you but if it is a choice between eating fruits and vegetables or taking a pill that the side effects can do more harm than the actual disease. I rather eat fruits and vegetables.
To show you how beneficial fruits and vegetables are to your health. Here are ten fruits and vegetables that will leave you wanting more.
Apples are bursting with antioxidants, fiber, and flavonoids. The skin from an apple is so powerful it can help prevent plaque from building up on the inside your arteries, which can lead to heart disease. Studies have found that apples cleanse the body of toxins by detoxifying the liver. Apples can even strengthen your immune system so that you are not risks for developing infections and can lower your risk of developing diabetes. No wonder they say, an apple a day keeps the doctor away.
Blueberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and iron. Blueberries are just what you need to build and maintain healthy bones as well as improve your mental health. Blueberries have been known to improve memory and lower your risk of developing diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. When you make blueberries are a regular part of your diet it possible to lower blood pressure which is crucial for preventing stroke and heart attacks.
Cherries contain a powerful antioxidant called melatonin. If you are having trouble sleeping, you may want to try eating cherries. Studies have found that tart cherries can increase your melatonin levels which can improve the duration of sleep you get each night. Other studies have found that sweet cherries can reduce the risk of cancer. Cherries can even provide relief from arthritis pain caused by inflammation.
Kiwi has the necessary nutrients that can provide amazing health benefits. Studies have shown that kiwi is a great way to keep the heart healthy. Kiwi can reduce the amount of sodium which can prevent stroke and heart disease. Kiwi can prevent constipation and kidney stones. Kiwi can improve skin health and can keep you looking younger longer. The nutrients found in kiwi can improve and maintain your skin’s tone and texture.
Lemons are loaded with vitamin C and flavonoids that is perfect for helping the body to fight against infections. Lemons are great for detoxifying the liver and improve your digestive health. Some studies have shown that lemons can help slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Are you ready to head to the local farmers market or order your fruit special delivery? Hold on!! I have five more to go.
Asparagus is jammed-packed with vitamins and folic acids. Asparagus is great for reducing gas and fighting bloat by flushing any excess liquid from your system. If you are looking to get in the mood try eating some asparagus, it can increase your sexual arousal. Asparagus is perfect for women who are planning to get pregnant. The folic acid can decrease a woman’s chances of developing defects during the first month of being pregnant. The first month is a critical part of the baby’s development.
Broccoli is a powerhouse when it comes to keeping your body healthy. It has powerful antioxidants that can help the body fight certain cancers. Studies have found that broccoli can reduce your cholesterol, reduce your reaction to some allergies, and boost your immune system.
Carrots have some really amazing health benefits. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which are especially beneficial to your eye health. Carrots can have great benefits for the skin like reducing scars and blemishes and can even slow down the signs of aging. Research has found that carrots can lower cholesterol and help prevent diabetes. Carrots can reduce the risk of developing lung, breast, and colon cancer.
Nowadays all you hear about is Kale. You may be tired hearing about Kale, but I am telling you it is worth taking the time to listen. Kale is bursting with antioxidants, fiber, iron, and vitamins. Adding Kale to your diet will help you detoxify the body and keep you healthy and strong for a long time. Studies found have that Kale helps the body fight against asthma, autoimmune disorders as well as promote good bone health. Kale even promotes heart health by lowering your cholesterol levels, reducing your risk of having a stroke and heart disease. Kale can also reduce your risk of developing certain cancer.
Spinach is another powerhouse that is beneficial to one’s overall health. The vitamins in spinach help promote bone, brain, and eye health. For those who are working on losing weight, spinach has been known for curbing your appetite and can speed up your metabolism. Spinach can reduce cholesterol levels, preventing stroke and heart disease. Spinach is so powerful this it can help protect the body against certain cancers such as skin and prostate.
Even with all the information provided about on how these ten fruits and vegetables can benefit your health, I promise you there are so much more. I know you cannot wait to start to adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet. There are so many more fruits and vegetables that can provide amazing health benefits. Try incorporating all types of fruits and vegetables to your diet. You will see that eating fruits and vegetables are a great way to keep you healthy for a long time.
When we eat fruits and vegetables, we will stay stronger longer. ~Ramona Spires