An Apple A Day...

While everyone is aware that fruit is good for you and should be a daily part of our diets, many of us are unaware of the actual nutrients and health benefits that various fruits offer.

The following fruits you should incorporate into your diet everyday for the following reasons:

  • Strawberries: Helps to fight aging.Eat Fruit for Your Health
  • Cherries: Calms your nerves and relieve some anxiety.
  • Pineapples: Helps to relieve arthritis and headache pain. Also found to be a natural cough suppressant.
  • Watermelons: Helps one to lose weight.
  • Apples: Assists the body on fighting infections.
  • Bananas: Naturally boosts energy.
  • Grapes: Assists the body in relaxing blood vessels.
  • Blueberries: Good for your cardiac health and strengthening your heart.
  • Oranges: Good source of vitamin C and helps to protect your skin and vision.

While these are all excellent reasons to consume the above fruit, there are many other reasons fruit should be a daily part of your diet. Below we have chosen four common fruits to focus on, and the health benefits you may be missing out on if you are not consuming them regularly.

Apples:

  • Helps with cancer prevention
  • Helps to maintain a healthy heart
  • Reactivates good gut bacteria
  • Helps to alleviate constipation
  • Reduces cholesterol
  • Assists in weight control
  • Helps the body to remove toxins
  • Reduces risk of diabetes
  • Osteoporosis prevention

Blueberries:

  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Low fat
  • Helps reduce aging
  • High in Vitamin C
  • Reduces risk of heart disease
  • Rich in manganese
  • Helps to improve ones memory
  • Fights cancer
  • Great source of dietary fiber

Oranges:

  • Aids in heart health
  • Good for your digestive health as vitamin C helps to prevent ulcers and the fiber helps to ensure a healthy colon
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Helps to prevent kidney stones and filters toxins
  • Anti-Cancer, studies have shown cancer risk reduction in over 40-50% of persons who consume citrus fruits
  • Supports a healthy immune system
  • Rich in alkaline minerals for a healthy body pH
  • Promotes healthy skin
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Helps to protect vision, especially prevents night vision blindness and macular degeneration

Strawberries:

  • Boosts your immune system
  • Anti-Cancer
  • Anti-Viral
  • Anti-Aging
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • Anti-Bacterial
  • Promotes healthy eyes
  • Helps to regulate blood pressure
  • Fight against bad cholesterol
  • Promotes prenatal health

While these fruits have been focused on for their varying health benefits there are hundreds of others that offer varying other types of benefits, aside from being delicious. We offer many alternative and Traditional Chinese Medicine services that can also help you reclaim your life via a focus on for whole-body health. Contact us today to learn more about our treatment options, including nutrition, acupuncture, cupping, tui na massage, and more. 

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