3 Reasons You Should Eat These Fruits

Apples

 

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Apples have a high fiber content and packed with antioxidants. Two key reasons to why this a is your typical detox food. Therefore, the nutrients in apples help to fight heart related disease as a result of weight gain and metabolism issues, such as coronary heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. The phytonutrients, as well with fiber in apples, also help to stimulate the digestive system and reduce LDL levels in the bloodstream. Apples also help the production of saliva which helps fight against bacteria in the body.


Strawberries

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Strawberries are said to increase awareness and stimulate thought process due to their high content of phytochemicals. They are most rich however in Vitamin C, which helps boost your immune system and repair all cells in the body. It also helps produce a protein named collagen that helps form skin and repairs damaged muscle. They also contain phenols, an anti-inflammatory agent that helps many respiratory disorders from occurring, keeping your lungs more healthy.


Grapefruit

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Grapefruit

Grapefruits are very rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

Vitamin A is best known for how it improves vision, especially in reduced light. The vitamin helps produce pigment in the retina. Again, like strawberries, grapefruit will help fight against infection and bacteria due to its content of Vitamin C.


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