After the scorching summer, rain, unarguably, is a pleasant experience. However, these pleasing moments might be spoiled by non-desirable health conditions like cough, cold, diarrhea and flu. You can now enjoy those beautiful moments without compromising on your health by paying some extra attention to the fruits you consume. If you are already following a healthy eating style, make some modifications to your standard diet by including foods that are light on your digestive system, at the same time peps up your metabolic rates.
Delicious and crunchy, apple fruit is one of the most popular and favorite fruits among the health conscious, fitness lovers who firmly believe in the concept of “health is wealth.” This wonderful fruit indeed packed with rich phyto nutrients that in the real sense indispensable for optimal health and wellness. Certain antioxidants in apples have health promoting and disease prevention properties, and thereby, truly justifying the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”
Papayas contain a white milk-like sap (latex) substance which can cause irritation to skin and provoke an allergic reaction in some sensitized persons. Pregnant women can safely use ripe papaya fruit. Additionally, unripe-papaya, its seeds, latex, and leaves also contain carpaine, an alkaloid which could be dangerous when eaten in high doses.
The eating of jamun leaves is good in treating of digestive related disorders. Chewing and eating of jamun leaves are good in treating of diarrhea and ulcers. Jamun leaves have great significance in ayurvedic medicine. Jamum is good in prevention of liver diseases such as necrosis and fibrosis. Due to presence of bio-chemical and phytochemical substance like polyphenol, the black plum acts like as anti-cancer substance.
The nutritional benefits of litchi are comparatively greater than other seasonal fruits, and dried litchi are far more concentrated in nutrients. Eating in moderation is key because it contains plenty of fructose. Litchi are a delicious snack between meals, which is sure to keep the body full without any harmful chemicals and keep the body healthy and active.
Constipation can make you feel heavy and irritable. Grapes are a rich source of sugar, organic acid and polyose, which together give the fruit its laxative properties. So, if you are looking for relief from constipation, try eating grapes or drinking grape juice. These tiny fruits contain organic acid, sugar and cellulose that can help relieve chronic constipation and tone the intestinal muscles. Grapes are rich in insoluble fiber that promotes the formation and excretion of stool.
Banana is the most important fruit crop in India next to mango. Its year round availability, affordability, varietal range, taste, nutritive and medicinal value makes it the favourite fruit among all classes of people. It has also good export potential.Wonderfully sweet with firm and creamy flesh, bananas come prepackaged in their own yellow jackets and are available for harvest throughout the year.The banana plant grows 10 to 26 feet and belongs to the Musaceae family of plants along with plantains.The cluster of fruits contain anywhere from 50 to 150 bananas with individual fruits grouped in bunches, known as “hands,” containing 10 to 25 bananas.
Mangoes are native to the North-West region of India. They were cultivated for the first time around five thousand years ago. Mangoes are regarded as the king of the fruit because of their exquisite and peculiar flavour. A mango tree can grow up to 100 ft (30 m), and it features a straight, cylinder-like trunk of grey bark and 2-3 ft (75-100 cm) of diameter. The fruit is oval, elongated and kidney or heart-shaped. When ripe, the skin turns into colours ranging from green, yellow or orange to even intense red. The flavour and texture are actually very different from the rest of the fruit,