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Top Five Nutritious Fruits For Your Summer Basket

It is full fledged summer right? What we are going to discuss are some nutritious fruits to pile up your summer basket. We are going to discuss about apricots, blueberries, cherries, melons and mangoes.

Apricots- they are of the perfect summer hue golden orange, not only that they exude nutritional richness. Apricots contain beta-carotene and fiber. Fresh apricots are rich in vitamin C. They are good for eyes and optimize heart health. The fiber present in it helps to prevent constipation and the best part is apricots are low in calories.


Blueberries- raw blueberries have a rich flavor and are nutritionally at its best. They have a high content of antioxidants. Do you what? Blueberries sharpen your memory. Organic blueberries have a higher content of antioxidants than the conventionally grown ones. They are good for the heart and eyes, improve cognitive function, have blood sugar benefits and prevent cancer.


Cherries- planning to go on an anti inflammatory diet? Then cherries are the best bet you can have. They are rich in antioxidants, help you to sleep well and balance blood pressure. While filling your summer basket opt for the red, richer and riper ones because they brim with antioxidants. Cherries help you to slim down and look your summer best.


Melons- talking about melons there are various types but we are specifically discussing about cantaloupe. The fruit is a very good source of vitamin A, excellent source of vitamin C, and a good source of potassium and B vitamins. A recent study has found that cantaloupes lower the risk of metabolic syndrome. Now what is it? WH foods say that it is a group of health problems that includes high blood fats, high blood sugar, high blood pressure and too much body fat. Be sure to fill your summer basket with cantaloupe.

Mangoes- they are called as the king of the fruits or so I believe. They are rich in pre-biotic dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals. Mangoes are an excellent source of vitamin A. according to research mangoes protects against colon, breast, prostate cancer and leukemia. They are a good source of potassium, vitamin C, B6 and copper.


Have a great summer!
 Take care,
Swarnam


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