The interesting yet much overlooked topic of eating your 5 fruits a day is more important to your health now than ever. Never in the history of our planet has the concept of eating fruit to neutralize free radicals been so important.
ANTHOCYANINS in fruits destroy free radicals. Again, something that everyone eating healthy should consider. Read on to find out the key reasons to eat a minimum of 5 servings of fruits per day and how Fruitfast can easily help you obtain that goal year round.
LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX – Tart cherries and pomegranates have an extremely low glycemic index. These dark skinned fruits and their antioxidants have the potential to help balance blood glucose and insulin levels, reduce excess body fat levels and increase sports performance.
FIBER INTAKE – There are 3 grams of fiber in a serving of FruitFast Unsweetened Dried Cherries and only 130 calories. Combining fiber with low calories is an excellent combination when it comes to taking care of yourself. Scientific research is growing and findings indicate that eating balanced meals that are high in fiber and low in calories equate to improved health.
ANTIOXIDANTS – Antioxidants are important in terms of their ability to protect against oxidative cell damage which can lead to a myriad of health problems. The anthocyanins found in purple, red and blue fruits like Wild Blueberries may help to improve memory and provide healthy brain function.* Wild Blueberries also contain anthocyanins like cranberries that help maintain a healthy urinary tract.*
NEUTRALIZING FREE RADICALS – Athletes have a keen interest in antioxidants because of health concerns and the prospect of enhanced performance and/or recovery from exercise. Studies on Tart Cherries have been found to speed relief from muscle fatigue. Free radicals are atoms or groups of atoms with an odd (unpaired) number of electrons. Antioxidants are molecules which can safely interact with free radicals and terminate the chain reaction before vital molecules are damaged. You can find information on clinical trials on these fruits at the National Institutes of Health and other association websites.
EATING HEALTHY IS SMART – There is no argument that eating fruit is part of a healthy diet. Many studies indicate fruits could make you feel better and keep your metabolism running strong. Regenerating your cells with fruit is a smart way to keep yourself in good shape, both inside and out. How do you fight free radicals? Berry easily!