Fruit is Nature's way of giving us a great tasting treat and keeping us healthy at the same time. It's a simple, delicious way to stay away from junk food and is so much healthier for you than eating empty carbs like white bread. Fruit gives us energy without the calories and a multitude of vitamins and minerals.
Pick any fruit in season and enjoy it at breakfast, lunch or as a healthy snack anytime! It's a natural source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants that help prevent heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
Check out all the great benefits all the fruits on this pic give you:
Many people have fall victim to the MYTH that fruit has too much sugar in it... Here's the real story:
Fruit has a minimal amount of sugar in it.... compared to most of the sugar you get from junk food and sodas. Fruit contains natural sugar in the form of fructose, which is quickly absorbed by the body and converted into energy without spiking insulin levels or causing a blood sugar spike.
So all those people that tell you Fruit is not good for you because it has too much sugar have no idea what they are talking about!! If you're still not convinced that fruit is the right choice for you... there are many benefits to eating fruit daily. It can reduce the risk of heart attacks, and lower cholesterol. Fruit also contains a lot of vitamins that are essential for good health such as Vitamin C and antioxidants. Plus eating fruit is way better than reaching for a candy bar when you have a craving.
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