When talking about fruits, most of us think of them as desserts or treat, to be eaten after meals or only when it suits us. We know eating them is healthy, but we rarely plan our meals to include them, or much more, make sure that we eat them every day. That's because many of us don't know how beneficial they really are. Not only are they great sources of naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, eating them can help you burn fats as well. Fruits are actually great for weight loss!
What Are the Best Fruits?
Bananas are some of the most widely eaten fruits in the world. They are nutritious and readily eaten raw, and are mostly composed of sugars, such as sucrose, fructose, and glucose, in addition to fiber. As a result, they are among the best choices for a source of energy that gives both immediate boost and more prolonged boosts. Being high in iron content, banana is beneficial in the treatment of anemia. It stimulates the production of hemoglobin in blood. Bananas have a lot of protein, so the best time to eat them is before of after the gym or other physical activities for energy. The bananas should be eaten between 6am-12pm.
Apple health benefits are significant and who doesn't love the taste of a freshly picked apple, or a warm apple pie in the fall? We all remember the saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor away!". One medium apple is the recommended serving size and it contains about 65 calories. Apples contain Vitamin A, Calcium and Iron all at about 1% of your daily recommended intake. Vitamin C can be found in a medium apple at 10% of your daily intake. One apple also provides 12% of what is recommended daily for dietary fiber. Apples contain large amounts of vitamins and minerals that strengthen the blood. Apples are eaten at least 30 minutes before a meal between 10am-4pm because it takes so their digestion and is not recommended to combine with other foods in the stomach, that slows the digestive process. Apples also make good nighttime snack options when trying to lose weight between 6pm-10pm.