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Peaches: Preserved or floating in thick sweet syrup, peaches are rich in Vitamin A perfect for cell reproduction, growth and development for our bones and teeth, and helps in maintaining healthy skin and hair.
Avocado: Avocado is one of the delicacies enjoyed by tropical countries. One fruit contains nutrients such as vitamin K, dietary fiber, potassium, folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin C, copper, and some calories thrown in. Medical scientists believe that avocado contains toxins that kill cancer cells, especially those found in mammary glands and prostates.
Apple: Apple is perfect for pregnant women. Every bite of this fruit contains enough Vitamin B9 or folic acid vital for proper cell growth and development of embryos. Also, folate reduces the risk of Neural Tube Defect (NTD) affected pregnancy around 60 to 70 percent.
Orange: For a healthy dose of Vitamin C, oranges are perfect especially for growing kids. Vitamin C plays an important role as anti-oxidants, which helps our body tissues from damages caused by oxidation. Vitamin C also helps our body′s metabolism and reduces the development of harmful diseases, like cancer.
Banana: Banana is a great source of potassium that our body needs to balance water, cells and other body fluids. Potassium also helps in maintaining proper heart functions. People who lack potassium in their body may experience muscular cramps, twitching and muscular weakness, insomnia, and irregular heartbeat; kidney and lung failure.
Grapes: Considered as the fruit of the gods according to Greek mythology, grapes are highly nutritious. They contain compounds that fight diseases; among these are anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins. These two substances are known to show cancer preventive properties, and can detoxify some cancer causing substances.