4 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Fruit

September 26, 2012

Why should you fill your fridge with fruits?  Here are 4 important reasons why:

 -Fruit is hydrating.  Many fruits are over 90% water.

-Fruit is packed with antioxidants.  Fruit is packed with cancer-fighting antioxidants.  Many of the anti-aging compounds that are the most effective are found in fruit.

-Fruit is the perfect weight loss food.  Fruit is filling because it’s filled with fiber and water, yet it is low in calories.  On average, fruit contains about 250 calories per pound.

-Fruit is low in sodium. Fruit is naturally low in sodium and the more calories you get from fruit, the less sodium-rich your diet will be. This will help to lower your blood pressure.

What are your favorite fruits and fruit recipes?

Did You Know?

Avocados and tomatoes are a fruit!