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5 fruits and vegetables you should consume regularly

Fruits and vegetables are rich sources of important vitamins, minerals, and plant chemicals. They are also a good source of fiber.



Fruit and vegetables should be an important part of your daily diet. They are naturally good and contain vitamins and minerals that can help to keep you healthy. They cann also help protect against some diseases.

Fruits and vegetables contain many vitamins and minerals that are good for your health. These include vitamins A (beta-carotene), C and E, magnesium, zinc, phosphorous and folic acid. Folic acid may reduce the level of homocysteine in the blood, a substance that may be a risk factor for coronary heart disease.

5 fruits and vegetables you should consume regularly.

1. Lemon


Lemons are an excellent source of vitamin C and flavonoids, which are antioxidants. Antioxidants help remove free radicals that can damage the cells in your body. These nutrients can help prevent diseases and boost health. Lemons may aid weight loss and lessen your risk of heart disease, anemia, kidney stone, digestive issues, and cancer.


2. Avocado



Avocados are a good source of vitamins C, E, K, and B6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. They supply also lutein, beta carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids. Avocados contain high levels of healthy and beneficial fats which can make a person feel fuller between meals.

3. Cucumber 


Cucumbers are high in magnesium, potassium, and favorite. These 3 nutrients are important for the proper functioning of the cardiovascular system. Consumption of magnesium and potassium can lessen your blood pressure. A regular cucumber intake has been discovered to lower bad cholesterol and blood sugar levels as well.

4. Broccoli


Broccoli is good for heart health as it contains fibers, fatty acids, and vitamins that help to regulate blood pressure in the body. This also helps in reducing bad cholesterol, hence leading to a healthy heart. Broccoli also helps to protect blood vessels from damage.

5. Grapefruit

Grapefruit is a citrus fruit, it is loaded with vitamin C, a nutrient shown to help boost your body's immune system. Grapefruit is also loaded with Vitamin A, another vitamin that has been proven to help immune function.

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