Saturday, July 24, 2010

HEALTHY diet by consuming fruits

Fruits provide a good source of vitamins and minerals that are good for the body. In addition, the fruit is also rich in fiber and other components important for health. For example, pomegranate fruit also contain fiber and important vitamins, like vitamin C, E, B1 and B2, B3, and B6. In addition, fruit also contains antioxidants useful in counteracting free radicals in the body.

"To get the benefits of the fruits are more optimal, there must also be consumed in sufficient quantities. Department of Health in the General Guidelines for Balanced Nutrition, providing guidance in the form of food pyramid. In this pyramid are advised to consume 3-5 servings of fruit per day, "advises the Associate Manager for Research Nutrifood, Agustino Romula, Wednesday (05/05/2010).

According Romulo, in proper diet, fruit should always be supplied and consumed every day. Some types of fruits such as apples and pears, can be used as a healthy snack. Fiber, water, and density in these fruits may prolong satiety, so that consumption has become a controlled snacks and healthy.

Consume fruits was also inseparable from the vegetable. The Ministry of Health also advised to eat vegetables at least 2-3 servings every day besides fruits, because vegetables are also part of a balanced nutrition that are listed in the food pyramid. Naturally, vegetables are low fat and low calories and a source of fiber and various vitamins and minerals are beneficial for the body.

"It's important to always eat fruits and vegetables every day. Research shows that the benefits of antioxidants contained in fruits and vegetables turned out to be more optimal if both are synergistic. Therefore, fruit and vegetables should be a mandatory part of daily food, "he said.

One good diet using vegetable and fruit to be consumed because they contain fiber and other substances that are good for the body. 10 good fruit to your diet plan includes:
1.Apple : contains fibers, anti-inflammatory and anticancer compounds.
2.Strowberry: antioxidant and antitumor and antibacterial compounds.
3.Banana: a useful vitamins to make substances that reduce pain, reduced appetite, and reduce tension. Also bananas are used to cure stomach ulcers.
4.Melon: contains anticancer compounds.
5.Orange: contains antioxidant compounds and lower blood pressure.
6.Mango: contains antioxidant compounds and protect the body from cancer.
7.Kiwi: a substance can bind to cancer.
8.Plum: Many contains fiber and colon cancer preventive compounds.
9.Grape: Leather wine contains antioxidant compounds, anticancer, antibacterial and improve heart health.
10.Pineapple: aids digestion, prevents sinusitis, and prevent urinary tract infections.

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