Why should we have five to nine fresh pieces of fruits a day, organically grown if possible?
- Contain on average 80% water just like the human body does
- 100% bad-cholesterol free
- The ultimate brain fuel
- Healthy natural fibers
- Makes you feel better
- Healthy diet
Fruit contain on average 80% water just like the human body does
Like 80% of our body is water so does 80% of fruit consist of water!
If you think about it, it’s logical for the human body to consume food that contains as much water as the body itself. The nutrition that meets that requirement is fruit. There is no other food than fruit on this planet that contains on average 80% water.
Fruit is 100% bad-cholesterol free
Too much bad-cholesterol is not good for our bodies and fruit doesn’t contain bad-cholesterol. Animal products like meat and dairy contain a lot of bad-cholesterol.
Fruit is the ultimate brain fuel
Fruit has a positive effect on our brains. The way this works still has to be found out and many scientists are looking into it as we speak. What we do know is that if you consume fruit effectively, your brains can recall information faster and more easily.
Fruit contain healthy natural fibers
We do know now that a diet with plenty of fibers helps against corpulence, high blood pressure, and other factors that increase the chance for a heart disease. The consumed amount of fibers maybe even a more important factor than the amount of fat that is consumed by people!
The food that contains these healthy (natural) fibers is fruit! The American Heart Association advises to consume 25 to 30 grams of fibers out of fresh fruits and/or vegetables. In practice this means: have five to nine portions of fresh fruits or vegetables a day.
Fruit makes you feel better
Several stories have told us about people that were frequently depressed and how they got out of their depression slowly but surely after consuming substantial amounts of fresh fruit on a regular basis. Eating much fruit can have a mysterious healing effect on human beings. Even better is to drink a lot of freshly squeezed fruit drinks on a regular basis.
A healthy diet should consist for a great deal of freshly squeezed fruit juices, raw fruits and vegetables. A good start is to eat and drink more fresh fruits. Don’t forget to eat fruit on an empty stomach, not after other meals and;