Super fruit for winter to stay healthy

Super fruit for winter are have renewing nutrients to keep you energized during the brrr season. Remember winter is a season that most of us pile the weight so try and do your best to keep healthy! Here are some of the best super fruit for this season:



Super fruits for winterTaking 2 –4 oranges a day may help keep colds away, lower cholesterol, prevent & dissolve kidney stones as well as lessen the risk of colon cancer. This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. Oranges are extremely rich in vitamin C as well as several other compounds that prevent and fight cancer. It is also a good source of Thiamine, Folate and Potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber. According to colour therapists, orange is a colour that helps lift our mood, makes us cheerful and boosts energy levels.

 

Super fruits for winter

Avocados are a fruit, not a vegetable, belonging to the genus Persea in the Lauraceous family. Avocados are sodium- and cholesterol-free and have only five grams of fat per serving, most of it the monounsaturated kind. This food is very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Folate.

 

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Super fruits for winterPears are rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, E1, copper and potassium. Pears are the least allergenic of all fruits. Because of this, it is sometimes used as the first juice introduced to infants. Along with lamb and soya formula, pears form part of the strictest exclusion diet for allergy sufferers.

 

 

Super fruits for winterDid you know: To reduce the amount of 'bad' cholesterol, also known as Low-density lipoprotein (LDL), you can eat eight to 13 walnuts a day and lower your LDL by six percent.  Those who eat 21 halves a day, six days a week, can reduce their bad LDL by nearly 20 percent!  Eating about six walnut halves 25 minutes before a meal helps you feel more satisfied by that meal.If you eat an ounce of nuts or a couple of tablespoons of peanut butter five times a week, your risk of type 2 diabetes drops by half!

 

--- from "You Docs" from Vancouver, BC's www.theprovince.com

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