01 Jun Fruit in Season for Winter
Health Benefits of Fruit in Season for Winter
Contains dietary fibre, is low GI, Vitamin C (great immune booster), B vitamins (vital for energy), potassium (can help aid blood pressure)
Bananas are an excellent source of vitamin B6 which is important for cognitive function and immune function. They are also a good source of fibre, vitamin C, potassium and manganese
They are packed with numerous vitamins and minerals like Vitamin A and C, fibre, and potassium
Kiwifruits are rich in folate and vitamin E. Plus, it has excellent vitamin C and fibre. One kiwifruit has four times the vitamin C of a cup of blueberries.
A whole article could be written on the health benefits of lemon – in a nutshell, high in vitamin C, aids digestion, repairs skin, reduces appetite, balances pH levels, freshens breath. Don’t forget the peel too, very good for you(only eat organic lemon peel!)
Limes are good for women’s health. These citrus gems contain calcium and folate, two nutrients that are important for post-menopausal women and women of child-bearing age. May also help lower cholesterol, and prevent the formation of kidney stones.
Rich in vitamins such as vitamin A and B and C. Also contains fibre. May also aid in cholesterol, weight loss, improved skin and immune system.
Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C. They are also a very good source of dietary fiber. In addition, oranges are a good source of B vitamins including vitamin B1, pantothenic acid, and folate as well as vitamin A, calcium, copper, and potassium
Some of the health benefits of pears include their ability to aid in weight loss, improve digestion, improve heart health, regulate the body’s fluid levels, reduce blood pressure, increase cognitive ability, promote wound healing and tissue repair, boost the immune system, reduce inflammation, increase the metabolism, , protect against osteoporosis, healthier skin, eyes, and hair.