Monday, August 29, 2011

Top 10 healthiest fruits

Top 10 healthiest fruits


01. Strawberries

Strawberries have high levels of ellagic acid and anthocyanins, and are rich in vitamin C (95 mg per cup) and fiber (3.8 g per cup). Fruits provide lots vitamins and carbohydrates to nourish the body and also add variety to the diet. Apples are a great source of vitamin C, they prevents the growth of harmful bacteria and help fight cancer. Bananas are handy for problems like constipation and diarrhea. Blueberries have a number of health benefits including anti-cancerous, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. Mango are other sources of vitamin C. Research has also indicated that these fruits are beneficial for arthritis and other anti-inflammatory conditions because they have a cooling affect on the body. Here are top ten healthiest fruits to keep you fresh, healthy and full of life. 09 more after the break...

02. Apples
Top 10 healthiest fruits
 An apple’s 3 g of fiber help you meet your fiber goal of 20 g to 30 g daily. High-fiber diets can lower heart disease risk

03. Bananas
Top 10 healthiest fruits
 Bananas are a great source of potassium, which plays a key role in heart health and muscle function. Plus each one has 2 g of fiber.

04. Blackberries
Top 10 healthiest fruits
 This fruit boasts a whopping 10 g of fiber in a single cup.

05. Cherries
Top 10 healthiest fruits
 A good source of perillyl alcohol, which helps prevent cancer in animals. Heart-protective anthocyanins give cherries their color.

06. Blueberries
Top 10 healthiest fruits
 Blueberries help prevent and treat bladder infections by making it hard for bacteria to stick to urinary tract walls.

07. Mangoes
Top 10 healthiest fruits
 A single mango has enough beta-carotene to cover your RDA for vitamin A while racking up 57 mg of vitamin C.

08. Oranges fruits
Top 10 healthiest fruits


One orange provides an impressive 50 mg to 70 mg of vitamin C, 40 mcg of folic acid and 52 mg of calcium.

09. Purple grapes
Top 10 healthiest fruits
 Offer three heart-guarding compounds: flavonoids, anthocyanins and resveratrol (green grapes are not rich in them)

10. Raspberries
Top 10 healthiest fruits


Teeming with 8 g of fiber per cup, they also boast vitamin C, ellagic acid and anthocyanins.

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