Benefits of Fruits

What are the benefits of fruits?

Fruits contain not only a great source of vitamins and minerals, but also phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are the plant-based chemicals that benefit the body in many ways, such as strengthening the body’s immune system. Furthermore, fruits have both soluble and insoluble fibre that can help in lowering blood cholesterol and promoting bowel movements.

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates, 460 B.C.

Aim for 2 servings of fruits a day



Lycopene helps to reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
Anthocyanins act as antioxidants to fight off free radicals in the body to prevent cancer.


Beta-carotene is a good antioxidant that lowers the risk of cancer and heart disease, and maintains good eyesight.
Bioflavonoids work together with vitamin C to promote skin health and wound healing.


Lutein can be found in the retina and lens of the eye. It acts as a great antioxidant that maintains good vision. It also reduces the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts.


Anthoxanthins, are a type of flavonoids pigment that shows antioxidant properties.


Anthocyanins and Phenolics.
are powerful antioxidants that slow down the ageing process and may reduce the risk of cancer and heart diseases.

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