Category Archives for Fruits

Blueberries benefits

Blueberries

Nutrition Information, Health Benefits of Blueberries Blueberries offer an excellent source of flavonoids, especially anthocyanidins. Anthocyanidins are antioxidant compounds that are responsible for the blue, purple, and red pigments of blueberries. They are also a very good source of soluble fiber, insoluble fiber (such as pectin), vitamin C, manganese, and riboflavin. Research found that blueberries […]

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health benefits of Berries

Berries

Nutrition Information, Health Benefits of Berries Berries are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin C, and fiber. In general berries are a good source of vitamins and phytochemicals. Phytochemicals are components of fruits and vegetables that may help to prevent diseases, and perhaps even help to treat some disorders. For instance, cranberries and blueberries contain […]

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Health benefits of Apples

Apples

Nutrition Information, Health Benefits of Apples Apples are an excellent source of pectin, vitamin C, and fiber. They’re also a good source of potassium. The skin contains most of the apple’s important nutrients. Raw apples are higher in many nutrients and phytochemicals than cooked apples. Apples that are raw and unpeeled, are a great source […]

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Bananas

Nutrition Information, Health Benefits of Bananas Bananas offer an excellent source of potassium and vitamin B6. They are also a good source of fiber, magnesium, carbohydrates, vitamin C, riboflavin, and biotin. Since bananas have a lower water content than most other fruits, they contain more calories and more sugar than those fruits. Bananas are packed […]

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Health Benefits of Tangerines

Tangerines

Nutrition Information, Health Benefits of Tangerines Tangerines have similar health benefits to oranges. Tangerines and oranges provide an excellent source of vitamin C and flavonoids. They also offer a very good source of fiber, and a good source of B vitamins (including vitamins B1, B2, and B6, folic acid, and pantothenic acid), carotenes, pectin, potassium, […]

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