While certain fruits have more superpowers than others, fruit in general is a great super addition to any healthy diet.
According to a study published in The Archives of Ophthalmology in June 2004, they found that eating 3 servings of fruit a day regularly earlier in life helps to reduce macular degeneration later in life. They did not find the same results from vegetable, vitamins, or carotenoids.
Those who eat fruits and vegetables get colds less often, and when they do- itâ€™s less severe and shorter. Fruits and vegetables boost your immune system and help ward off a multitude of illnesses including the lifestyle diseases, heart disease, cancer, and (type 2) diabetes.
And eating fruits helps keep your skin beautiful.
Research conducted at the University of Innsbruck in Austria suggests that as fruits fully ripen, almost to the point of spoilage, their antioxidant levels actually increase. That’s good news to me. I like them at that point. They’re so sweet!