Fruits are not only just a refreshing snack when sitting pool or beach side in your ishine365 bikini, they also contain vitamins and nutrients that are the key to giving you a long, healthy and youthful looking life. All of these fruits contain antioxidants and vitamins that help to prevent diseases, but each scrumptious fruit has it’s own unique benefits and we’re here to tell you what they are.
Vitamins: Vitamin C, manganese, dietary fiber, iodine, and folate, potassium, biotin, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin B6, and omega-3 fatty acids
Health Benefits: Not only are strawberries delicious, they are extremely good for you and jam packed with antioxidants which can help with cancer prevention, since a healthy immune system is the body’s best defense! Vitamin C is vital to the production of collagen, which as we know, helps improve skins elasticity, giving a more youthful looking skin as we age. Strawberries > Botox.
Vitamins: Fiber, including both soluble and insoluble Pectins and vitamin C
Health Benefits: Protects you against diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Diabetes, and all sorts of Cancers. Great for your heart and lowering Cholesterol and even help to control your weight since they are loaded with fiber which fill up your belly without all the calories.
Vitamins: B6, manganese, vitamin C, fiber and potassium
Health Benefits: Another source of antioxidants and fiber, bananas can help prevent tons of diseases. They also are a great source of energy, grab a banana in the morning before work or before the gym for a natural and healthy boost! Bananas help overcome depression due to high levels of tryptophan, which is converted into serotonin- eat a banana when you have a case of the sads
Vitamins: Vitamin C, pantothenic acid, copper, biotin, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, and magnesium
Health Benefits: Even though this delicious and juicy fruit is almost 92 percent water, it is filled with nutrients. It also helps to reduce body fat- the citrulline in watermelon has been shown to reduce the accumulation of fat in our fat cells! Great for kidney and muscle support and even helps improve your eye health since it is a great source of beta-carotene.
Vitamins: Vitamin C, pantothenic acid, copper, fiber, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, and manganese.
Health Benefits: Studies have shown that consumption of pineapple regularly helps fight against arthritis and indigestion, the potassium helps control heart rate and blood pressure. Make sure to eat pineapple for its health benefits (not drink), because the soluble fiber it contains slows down the rate at which sugar is released as you digest it. So those tequila and pineapple drinks you guzzle down aren’t as healthy as we thought!
Vitamins: Vitamin C, A, K, E and B, potassium, copper, folate, magnesium and fiber
Health Benefits: Kiwis contain a rare, fat-free form of vitamin E, this is a potent antioxidant said to help lower cholesterol and boost immunity. It is also high in serotonin which boosts learning, memory, and of course, your mood. The magnesium helps with nerve and muscle function. Kiwis are a perfect pre-workout snack.
Vitamins: Vitamin C, B, and A, dietary fiber, calcium, copper, and potassium
Health Benefits: Stuffed with Vitamin C, it’s no wonder oranges are used as a major natural cure for preventing common sicknesses. Oranges also contain choline, an important nutrient that helps with sleep, muscle movement, learning and memory. Oranges are all all-around must have.
Vitamins: Vitamin C & K, manganese, fiber and copper
Health Benefits: Another fruit filled with antioxidants that help prevent many diseases are tart little raspberries, the other vitamins in raspberries also help the body in the metabolism of carbohydrates, protein, and fats. A perfect snack when you’re on a diet.
Vitamins: In addition to antioxidants, fiber, B vitamins, vitamin C & K and potassium.
Health Benefits: Research has shown that drinking pomegranate juice lowers blood pressure and may also helps prevent plaque buildup. But more importantly, Pomegranate seeds contain polyphenols, powerful antioxidants thought to offer heart health and anti-cancer benefits. Pomegranates are considered a superfood, so eat up!
Vitamins: GREAT source of Vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and pectins.
Health Benefits: Grapefruit is beneficial for a ton of things, such as lowering a high cholesterol and weight loss, but if taken by mouth it can help with fungal and bacterial infections (even the dreaded yeast infections, blech).
Vitamins: Vitamin C, polyunsaturated fatty acids, B vitamins, carotene and protein
Health Benefits: Not only is the dragonfruit beautiful to look at, it has a surprising amount of nutrients! From a strengthened immune system and faster healing of bruises and wounds to fewer respiratory problems, this fruit even serves as a mild laxative when you need a little help.
Vitamins: Vitamin E, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium and Copper, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Manganese.
Health Benefits: Blackberries have one of the highest antioxidant levels of all fruits, so just another source of immunity for diseases, but they also help with digestion and even skin health. Vitamin E present in blackberry helps in maintaining the health of skin fats and prevents the skin from wrinkles!
Vitamins: Vitamin C & K, manganese, grapes are filled with antioxidant phytonutrients that range from common carotenoids like beta-carotene to unusual stilbenes like resveratrol.
Health Benefits: One of the most popular fruits for its mass amount of health benefits and ease of popping in to your mouth as a fun snack. From anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, and cancer preventing benefits, the list goes on and on. Add them to your daily diet for so many reasons beyond the fact that they are delicious.
Vitamins: Contain the unique, phenol-like antioxidants pterostilbene and resveratrol, Vitamin K & C, manganese, fiber and copper.
Health Benefits: Amazing for warding off heart disease, the fiber in blueberries helps lower cholesterol, boost brain health, and like cranberries, blueberries contain substances that inhibit bacteria from binding to bladder tissue, so they are perfect for treating a UTI.
Vitamins: Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Niacin and Potassium, and a very good source of Vitamin C.
Health Benefits: This fuzzy fruit is stuffed with similar nutrients to the ones above, but peaches are known to reduce hair loss and reduce stress!
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