BANANA: Rich in vitamin B6 and are a good source of fiber, vitamin C, magnesium and potassium. A lack of B6 in a diet can cause weakness, irritability and insomnia. The potassium found in bananas helps to regulate blood pressure and may reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke. Potassium is also essential for helping muscles to contract properly during exercise and reduces cramping up. A medium-sized banana provides 400 mg of potassium -11% of daily value- and contains 110 calories and 4 grams of fiber. Because of their great taste, they can also serve as a substitute for sweets and satisfy sugar cravings. Research also shows that serotonin and norepinephrine in bananas may naturally help sufferers overcome depression.
APPLE: Although an apple has a low vitamin C content, it has antioxidants & flavonoids which enhances the activity of vitamin C thereby helping to lower the risks of colon cancer, heart attack & stroke.
STRAWBERRY: Strawberries have the highest total antioxidant power among major fruits & protect the body from cancer-causing, blood vessel-clogging free radicals.
ORANGE : 2-4 oranges a day may help keep colds away, lower cholesterol, prevent & dissolve kidney stones as well as lessen the risk of colon cancer.
WATERMELON: Watermelon is a thirst quencher. Composed of 92% water, it is also packed with a giant dose of glutathione, which helps boost your immune system. It is also a key source of lycopene – the cancer fighting oxidant. Other nutrients found in watermelon are vitamin C & Potassium.
GUAVA & PAPAYA: Packed with vitamin C. Guava is rich in fiber, which helps prevent constipation. Papaya is rich in carotene; which is good for your eyes.