Health benefits of fruits and vegetables


Fruits and vegetables contain large quantity of natural vitamins, minerals and many others natural healthy substances which help to prevent diseases such as cancer, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, skin and eyes infections. Sufficient quantity of such nutrients content fruits and vegetables help to maintain healthy and happy life style up to the older age.

To prevent diseases balanced diets with fruits and vegetables are important for health. Fresh vegetables contain antioxidants, minerals and phytochemicals which also help to keep maintain blood sugar level normal for active and energetic body. Increasing body immune system to prevent diseases is also considered as an important benefit in variety of colors fruits and vegetable diets regularly.
There are different colored fruits and vegetables are available as natural resources containing different food values which provide total requirements and benefits of nutrients as discussed below:

# Health benefits of fruits:
Healthy fruits
Sufficient intake of varieties fruits available in natural resources also provide excellent health benefits to maintain happy with increases life expectancy.
The health benefits of some of the important fruits are discussed here:

* Pineapple:
Nature based Pineapple contains rich vitamin C, vitamin B1 AND B6, fibre and other mineral and mineral helping to reduce excess fats, carbohydrates and proteins in the body. Presence of antioxidants in pineapples increase body immune against diseases and also protect aging problem of eyes. Enzyme contents in pineapple acts as anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment and remedies of digestive disorder, injuries, phlebitis and healing up after any surgery.

• Lemons:
Lemons contain vitamin C which is an essential antioxidants which help to control body weights, heart disease, stroke and cancer and increases life expectancy with good health. Lemons have got antibiotic properties to prevent stomach infections like cholera. Lemons are effective for skin care for both men and women for all ages and useful for anti-ageing skin health.

• Squash:
Squashes are available in different color and varieties contains vitamin A & C, vitamin B complex, fiber along with many essential healthy minerals content like iron, manganese, calcium, zinc, folate etc. Eating sufficient quantity of squash will provide health benefits preventing chances of diseases like lung cancer, heart attack and diabetes.

• Corns:
Corns contain phosphorous and other minerals which are essential for strong bones and teeth. Eating corns in diets will improve nerve and kidney functions to maintain the healthy and energetic body to accomplish activities in daily life with pleasures. Moreover, some healthy vitamin sources in corns such as vitamin B1 and B2 along with folate and minerals will help to reduce risk of lung cancer.

# Health benefits of vegetable foods:
Healthy vegetables
• Green vegetable foods:
Fresh green vegetables such as Broccoli, Kale, leafy vegetables, Lettuce, Spinach, Cabbage, Brussels sprouts etc are effective for blood circulatory and body immune system. Green vegetables also contain sufficient quantity of minerals and vitamin B-complex which help to prevent many diseases due to deficiencies of minerals and vitamins in the body. Phytochemicals available in green plants are effective to prevent cancer.

• Red vegetable foods:
Tomatoes, Watermelon, Red cabbage etc are very effective vegetable red foods for healthy diets. Red vegetable foods contain phytochemicals are helpful to prevent enlarge prostrate problem and save eyes and skins from sun exposures.

• Orange colored vegetable foods:
Orange colored vegetable foods like Carrots, Pumpkins, Squash, Sweet potatoes, apricots, Cantaloupe etc have contain carotenoids which help to prevent chances of cancer. Orange vegetable foods are also found to effective for eyesight problems. Since orange vegetables contain sufficient vitamin A, eating sufficient quantity of fresh orange vegetables prevent osteoporosis disease and help to maintain healthy and happy life for long time enhancing life expectancy.

• Yellow vegetable foods:
Squash, Zucchini, Capsicums, Peppers, Tomatoes, Beetroots etc are now a days being cultivated and produced in yellow colors to have different nutrients value which help to reduce chances of eye cataracts, macular degeneration and osteoporosis diseases and maintain healthy body and happy life with increases life expectancy.

Varieties of nutrients contents fruits and vegetables are available are plentifully available from natural source as the healthy diet foods which can help millions of peoples to enjoy all the above discussed health benefits of fruits and vegetables.


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