Losing weight with fruits is one of the most important and effective ways to do so in today’s society. That’s do mainly to the fact that its all natural and has no side effects whatsoever. Not only will most fruits burn calories but they will also give you the proper nutrients your body needs daily.
Its been recommended that for the best results you should consume around 4 to 6 servings of fruit per day. The more fruit you eat, the quicker you will have your weight under control and the sooner you will start shedding those pounds. But which fruits are the best for you and what are some of there benefits?
The apple reduces the risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer, and lung cancer. They also will help with heart disease and controlling cholesterol. That’s because apples have no cholesterol and they contain fibers that prevent resorption. The only downside is that its not a high source of Vitamin C.
The banana is loaded with potassium and that alone will prevent high blood pressure. They also have some antacid effect which will prevent you from getting peptic ulcers. Bananas are usually the preferred fruit of choice for diabetics because of its low in glycerin (sugar).
The cranberry contains an active source of polyphenol antioxidants which will help with your cardiovascular system and immune system. These antioxidants are also considered good anti-cancer agents. In fact the cranberry is becoming so big that there are clinical research trials going on now to discover if cranberry juice is an effective way to treat urinary tract infections
This fruit is very high in Vitamin A. Its idea for people looking to lose weight because it helps to eliminate toxins in the body. Alot of doctors will use peaches to regulate the bowel and build the blood.
The high source of fiber make figs a good intestinal cleaner. Science hasn’t exactly shown why that is but for some time now figs have been used as a natural laxative. This fruit also has a fair amount of potassium, magnesium and calcium which is excellent for preventing high blood pressure. In fact, figs are the basis for the DASH Diet because of all the minerals it contains.
Watermelons are great tasting and actually are prefect for losing weight. Why? Because there is nothing to them. They are only 6 percent sugar and the rest is just water. Watermelons are a diuretic (makes you have to pee) and like most fruits have a good source of Vitamin C.
Two Quick Notes:
1. It’s best to eat your fruit without any toppings. That means no syrups, no dressing and most of all no sugar added on top.
2. Some fruits trigger certain allergies so you may need to check with your doctor to see which fruit will work best for you.