Benefits of five seasonal fruits


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Happy April, everyone! The new month is coming and I am seeing some new things in new season. The topic’What’s in season’ has been one of the hottest trends on the Internet. This passage would like to introduce some benefits of five seasonal fruits for you.

Grapefruit

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  1. It can provide health benefits for the skin, blood pressure, heart health, and disease prevention.

  2. Grapefruit contains high levels of vitamin C.

  3. Store grapefruit in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight. Choose grapefruits that have reached their peak ripeness.

Asparagus

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  1. All types of asparagus pack a nutritional punch.

  2. Asparagus contain high levels of vitamins A and C, potassium, iron and calcium.

  3. Asparagus are also diuretic and give urine an unmistakable aroma.

Strawberry

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  1. A Harvard study found that regular consumption of anthocyanins, a class of flavonoids found in berries, can reduce the risk of a heart attack by 32% in young and middle-aged women.

  2. The powerful antioxidants in strawberries may work against free radicals, inhibiting tumor growth and decreasing inflammation in the body.

Celery

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  1. Celery provides dietary fiber.

  2. Helps lower high cholesterol.

  3. Protects liver health.

  4. Contains antimicrobial properties that fight infections.

Orange

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  1. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), eating oranges may lower ischemic stroke risk for women.

  2. The fiber, potassium, vitamin C and choline content in oranges all support heart health.

  3. The antioxidant vitamin C form an orange can help to fight skin damage caused by the sun and pollution, reduce wrinkles and improve overall skin texture.

Suggestion

One or two food can not cure everything. It is the total diet or overall eating pattern that is most important in disease prevention and achieving good health. It is better to eat a diet with variety than to concentrate on individual foods as the key to good health.

More to read:

Why is grapefruit so good for you
Asparagus
Everything you need to know about strawberries
10 Surprising Health Benefits of Celery
Health benefits of oranges