Nutrition · The natural pharmacy

What can fruit do for you?

Apple

Reduces stress, improves bowel function, increases appetite, helps lower blood cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of heart disease.

A nutritional powerhouse, you know what they say : an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Good source of dietary fibre and vitamin c.

Banana

Moderates blood sugar levels, improves digestion, helps with weight loss, promotes heart and kidney health, contains powerful antioxidants.

Good source of dietary fibre, vitamin C, potassium and manganese. Very good source of Vitamin B6.

Blackberry

Reduces risk of heart disease, helps with weight loss, boosts the immune system, promotes eye and skin health, improves digestion, controls diarrhea, has amazing antioxidant properties

Good source of vitamin E, folate, magnesium, potassium and copper. Very good source of dietary Fibre, vitamin C, vitamin K and manganese.

Blueberry

Reduces the risk of heart attacks and stroke, boosts the immune system and the brain, combats ageing, helps with weight loss, promote skin health.

Very good source of vitamin K, vitamin C and manganese. Good source of fibre and copper.

Cherry

Protects the eyes against infection, helps treat Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease, helps with insomnia and constipation, strengthens the kidney and the heart, prevents heart disease, reduces the risk of cancer.

Good source of vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium, protein, iron and potassium.

Cranberry (juice)

Relieves urinary infection, cures sore throat and cold, reduces heart disease, helps avoid respiratory infection, helps with weight loss, strengthens the bones, prevents tooth decay.

Good source of vitamin C, dietary fibre, manganese, vitamin E, vitamin K, copper and pantothenic acid.

Grapes

Recover fatigue, slows down ageing effects, helps prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease, lower blood pressure, promote scolon health.

Excellent source of iron and potassium.potassium. Good source of vitamin-C, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin K,  and carotenes. 

Grapefruit

Controls constipation, helps with indigestion, prevents urinary infection, promotes better cognitive function.

Excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C. Good source of pantothenic acid, copper, dietary fibre, potassium, biotin and vitamin B1. 

Kiwi

Reduces stress, improves digestion, promotes skin and eye health, relieves fatigue, helps treat asthma, boosts the immune system, reduces blood clotting.

Excellent source of vitamin C (5 times more than in apples) and vitamin K. Very good source of copper and dietary fibre. Good source of vitamin E, potassium, folate and manganese.

Lemon

Blood purifier and cleansing agent; cures cold, flu and fever; promotes skin and hair health, helps with weight loss, controls high blood pressure and prevents heart disease.

Good source of vitamin C, citric acid, flavonoids, B-complex vitamins, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and fibre. Contain more potassium than apples or grapes. 

Lime

Stimulates the digestive system, improves skin and hair health, prevents heart disease, reduces body odour, helps with weight loss, rejuvenates.

Very good source of dietary fibre and vitamin C. Good source of calcium, iron and copper. 

Mango

Prevents cancer, cardiovascular disease and constipation, promotes skin and hair health, lowers cholesterol, decreases risk of diabetes, boosts brain function.

Very good source of vitamin A and vitamin C. Good source of dietary Fibre and vitamin B6.

Nectarine

Reduces risk of (lung) cancer, boosts immune and digestive system, supports healthy eyes and prevents macular degeneration.

Very good source of Vitamin C. Good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Niacin and Potassium. 

Orange

Prevents osteoporosis, promotes skin and eye health, improves immune system, relieves fatigue and constipation, reduces stress, lowers cholesterol, regulates high blood pressure, prevents kidney diseases.

Excellent source of vitamin C. Very good source of dietary fibre. Good source of B vitamins including vitamin B1, pantothenic acid and folate as well as vitamin A, calcium, copper and potassium.

Peach

Prevents stress and anxiety, boosts immune and digestive system, reduces risk of cardiovascular disease, reduces hair loss, helps with constipation, helps lose weight.

Good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Niacin and Potassium. Very good source of Vitamin C.

Pear

Boosts immune system, helps prevent stomach cancer, decreases the risk of diabetes and heart disease, promotes eye health, reduces blood pressure.

Good source of copper, iron, potassium, manganese and magnesium and vitamin B. 

Pineapple

Improves digestion, alleviates arthritis, improves memory, prevents anemia, boosts immunity, improves blood circulation, reduce inflammation of joints and muscles, reduce risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Excellent source of vitamin C and manganese. Very good source of copper and a good source of vitamin B1, vitamin B6, dietary fibre, folate and pantothenic acid.

Pomegranate

Alleviate menopausal symptoms, prevents arteriosclerosis and cancer, has anti-ageing property and anti-inflammatory effects, helps fight prostate cancer, lowers blood pressure and risk of heart disease.

Excellent source of antioxidants. Good source of dietary fibre, vitamins B, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium. 

Prunes/Plums

Helps digestion, natural laxative, helps control the bladder, builds bones and muscles, prevents atherosclerosis, promotes heart health, lowers risk of colon cancer.

Very good source of vitamin C. Good source of vitamin K, copper, dietary fibre and potassium.

Raspberry

Helps with weight loss, reduces wrinkles and promotes skin health, boosts immunity, prevents infections and cancer, helps with lactating.

Excellent source of vitamin C, manganese and dietary fibre. Good source of copper and a good source of vitamin K, pantothenic acid, biotin, vitamin E, magnesium, folate, omega-3 fatty acids and potassium.

Strawberry

Helps with recovery of fatigue, prevents cold, reduces stress, promotes skin health, helps maintain normal blood pressure, helps prevent heart disease and reduces cholesterol, regulates proper functioning of the nervous system.

Excellent source of antioxidant, vitamin C and manganese. Very good source of dietary fibre, iodine and folate. Good source of copper, potassium, biotin, phosphorus,magnesium, vitamin B6 and omega-3 fatty acids

Tomato (yes, it’s a fruit!)

Abundant source of antioxidants, reduces cholesterol and protects the heart, lowers hypertension, promotes skin health, improves vision, manages diabetes, can protect against lung cancer.

Excellent source vitamin C, biotin, molybdenum and vitamin K. Very good source of copper, potassium, manganese, dietary fibre, vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene), vitamin B6, folate, niacin, vitamin E and phosphorus.

Watermelon

Reduces risk of kidney disorders, lowers blood pressure, improves eye health, helps cure erectile dysfunction.

Very good source of vitamin C. It is also a good source of pantothenic acid, copper, biotin, potassium, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), vitamin B1, vitamin B6 and magnesium.

Source: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/fruit

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