Exploring the goodness of vegetables and fruits

Probably; since you were in kindergarten, you have been told to eat fruits and vegetables as they make you healthy and keep your body functioning properly. Until the time you grow up, your mom takes full responsibility of feeding you and ensuring you eat all necessary nutrients, even though you hate them! However, once you are all grown up, and make your own decisions, many-a-times, you tend to ignore the benefits of these basic foods, thus leading your body towards damage.

Fruits and vegetables are an integral part of our diet. They form the basis of our intake for vitamins and minerals. They are nature’s gift to our body so that our body can rejuvenate. Five servings of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis are recommended by nutritionists for a healthy lifestyle.

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Live in the healthy world of fruits and vegetables. What’s in it for you?

Good Health: Everyone wants to maintain their health and avoid health problems. The right intake of fruits and vegetables will keep you healthy and strong.

Prevention against diseases: Research shows that people who eat large quantities of fruits and vegetables are less prone to chronic diseases like stroke, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart diseases, etc. as compared to those who eat small amounts of fruits and vegetables.

Best source of energy: A glass of fresh fruit juice in the morning will help you get through the day with much more energy and vigour. In the middle of your work day, have an apple to get rid of the stress and bounce back to work!

Mental Health: Many studies have shown that fresh fruits and vegetables don’t just improve your physical health; they also improve your mental state of being.

Physical Stamina: Athletes are always advised to have a diet rich of fruits and vegetables. You can work efficiently if your mind and body are functioning at their best. And, this is achieved with adequate intake of fruits and vegetables at regular intervals.

Good Hair: In the growth of your hair, your food intake plays a vital role. Eating tomatoes, apples, pear and green leafy vegetables will help you flaunt long and shiny hair!

Skin Care: Flawless skin is flaunted every day through various cream and soap ads. However, the most essential aspect to good skin is good food. Eat great, look great!

Weight Management: A healthy diet will help you in managing your weight. Many people eat only fruits and vegetables to reduce weight and it has worked wonders.

Taking care of your body is as important as taking care of your studies, work and home. If your body is fit and functioning, all other aspects of your life will automatically improve and give better results.

Eat healthy, stay healthy!

 

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