You absolutely love your all-fruit milkshake or that big bowl of berries and yogurt. But, is all of that even doing any good for your well being? Fruits contain more than the required nutrients and so we consume them the way we want or at the time we find comfortable. However, it causes more harm than good when we do not follow the correct way of eating fruits. Yes, there’s a right way to eat fruits.
Where Are You Going Wrong?
- You assume all fruits to be equal.
- Once you start, there’s no control over the amounts you consume.
- You aren’t making the choices based on how hungry you are.
- Organic isn’t on your mind.
- You are eating fruits without any accompaniments.
- Peels aren’t a part of your fruit diet.
- You are drinking your fruit.
- You aren’t aware of how to eat fruits properly or if there’s a right way to eat fruits!
- What fruits need to be taken when – you have no clue.
The Correct Way Of Eating Fruits
Apples are rich in vitamins and minerals to cure just any bodily ailments. But, when you remove its peel, you actually get rid of all the goodness. So, ensure that if you are eating one, then an apple must be the first thing in the morning that you eat.
There’s abundant vitamin C in oranges along with vitamin A, calcium, B complex, iodine, phosphorus, flavonoid, sodium, amino acids, and manganese. But, is there a correct way of eating fruits like oranges? Yes! This citrus fruit must not be consumed in morning or at night but in the afternoon and at least an hour prior or after your lunch. Before the meal, oranges intensify your appetite and after the meal, it improves your digestion.
Watermelon is your ultimate thirst quencher, with about 90% fluid content. So, you must eat the fruit when it’s freshly cut and not after storing it for hours together. There’s a proper way of eating fruits like these and hence you shouldn’t drink water for at least an hour after eating watermelon.
The correct way of eating fruits like grapes is consuming them early in the morning. This maintains your body’s water retention capabilities. And the fruit is best to be enjoyed on an empty stomach, keeping a gap of at least an hour or half before having your meals.
The king of fruits has several health benefits along with being rich in vitamins A, B6 and C, copper, potassium, and magnesium. However, you always need to remember that mangoes have warming potency and therefore milk must be consumed with it. At times, having fruits in isolation makes them harmful to the system. So, having a mango milkshake would do more good to your body than a mango alone.
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