The core benefit of eating right is having the energy to meet your dreams and to live a fulfilling lifestyle.
– Tony Robbins.
The 3 months June, July and august of summer are always exciting after the winters, that warm feeling and sun gazing us. Summers are the hottest season of year where sky remains clean and dry. But how to keep yourself energize, hydrated, healthy and happy in this summer.
Well summers are also known for variety of fruits and vegetables.
Read this healthy guide about which fruits you should eat in this summer to keep yourself happy and healthy.
Watermelon are the one the healthy fruit and vegetable to eat in summers. Watermelon in hindi are generally known as “tarbooz”.
Watermelons are tropical and subtropical flowering plant which need more than 25 degree Celsius and large space to thrive in sandy soil. In India it is generally grown in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Orissa, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, Assam, West Bengal, Karnataka, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu. Along with India other producers of watermelons in world are China, Turkey, Iran, Brazil, Uzbekistan, Algeria, United States, Russia, Egypt, and Mexico.
Watermelons are large in size and it can be eaten totally along with its rinds. It is a popular fruit or vegetable of summer that can be eaten fresh in slice, or can be used in mixed fruit salad or can be blended for juice along with other fruits for juice.
Why our mother usually force us to consume watermelons in summer?
Watermelons are rich in nutrient, vitamins and minerals. It contains 91% of water, 6% of sugar and has low fat present in it. It is a hydrating fruit.
It has 3% of carbohydrate, 2% dietary fibers, 2% calories, 13% vitamin C, 11% of vitamins A, 2% of thiamine, 3% of potassium, 2% of manganese and magnesium.
There are many health benefits of watermelons. It is generally known as body healing fruit.
Health benefits of Watermelon are as:
1. Really good fruit when you are aiming for weight loss because it is extremely low calories.
2. It help body in hydrating because it has 91% of water present in it.
3. It control high blood pressure
4. It balance your hormones and control mood swings
5. Watermelon is an amazing fruit for eye sight as it has vitamin A present in it.
6. It helps to maintain good skin.
Mango is the most widely consumed fruit in world. It is generally known as “Aam” in India. It is king of fruits and national fruit of India.
It is one of the most widely grown fruit in the tropical countries. It is grown from it seed sowing inside the soil. Mangoes are widely grown in almost all the parts of India except hilly area like Chaunsa in Himachal Pradesh, Dasheri & Langra from Uttar Pradesh, Kesar from Gujarat, Himsagar from West Bengal, Alphonso from Maharashtra, Banganapalli from Andhra Pradesh, and Totapuri from Karnataka. Along with India china, Thailand, Peru, Mexico, Nepal and many more countries produced it. Mangoes has rich tropical aroma and flavor to summon the Sunny days. Mangoes has number of health benefits which make it ‘god of food’.
It provide 250 kJ energy in body, 1% of protein, 3% of calories, 6% of carbohydrate, 7% of dietary fibers, 46% of Vitamin C, 15% of vitamin A, 7% of vitamin B6, 6% of vitamin E, 6% of copper, 4% of potassium, 2% magnesium, 1% of calcium.
Health Benefits of mangoes are as:
1. It helps in controlling blood pressure
2. It lower the risks of cancers
3. It is best remedies for diabetes
4. It cure the anaemia because of high presents of iron
5. Slow sign of aging
6. Cure acne
7. Helps in digestion
8. It promotes brain health
9. It boost the immune system of body
10. Helps in weight loss
11. Acts as a skin cleanser
12. It lower the cholesterol level
13. It alkalize the body
14. It is best fruit for eyes sight and eye care.
15. It improve our vision because of presence of vitamin A.
Pineapples are generally known as “anaanaas” in India. Pineapples are the ‘pine of the indies’. This name was given by the Spanish because of the out appearance of the fruit. It is spiky and hard from out. We eat the inner flesh of the fruit which is sweet and savoury.
Pineapples are grown in tropical and subtropical area. Unlike other fruits it doesn’t grow on tree. The fruits are rooted into the ground and is grow from leaves. It takes three years to grow and one of the most amazing fact is that one pineapple tree grow 1 fruits in two years. So, you need several crowns.
There are more than 30 different types of pineapples, each with its own taste and appearance. In India pineapples are grown in North East region, West Bengal, Kerala, Karnataka, Bihar, Goa and Maharashtra. Along with there are numbers of country growing this fruit like Costa Rica, Brazil, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Nigeria etc.
Pineapple provide 206 kj energy to our body, Thiamine (B1), 7%, Riboflavin (B2), 3%, Niacin (B3), Pantothenic acid (B5) 4%, Vitamin B6 9%, Folate (B9) 5%, Choline 1%, Vitamin C 58%, Calcium 1%, Iron 2%, Magnesium 3%, Manganese 44%, Phosphorus 1%, Potassium 2%, Zinc 1%.
Health Benefits of Pineapple are as:
1. It prevents cough and colds
2. It improves digestion
3. It helps in growing bones and strengthening them
4. It is good for eye sight
5. It reduces pain in older people body and it reduce arthritis and joint pain.
6. It is packed with nutrition
7. It reduces the risk of hypertension
8. It keeps the teeth and gum healthy
9. It is good for heart
10. It prevents sugar, fat and craving.
Papayas are termed as “fruit of the angels”. In india it is generally known as “papita”. They are spherical in shape and can be as long as 20 inches. Papayas are the exotic fruits found in tropical and sub-tropical region. In India it is generally grown in states of States of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Orissa, West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. And worldwide it is grown in many countries like Brazil, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Mexico.
Papayas provide 43 kcal in body, 2% of carbohydrate, 102% of vitamin C, 9% of folates, 4% of pantothenic acid, 32% of vitamin A, 3% of iron, 5% of magnesium, 1% of phosphorus, 2% of calcium.
Health Benefits of papaya are as:
1. It helps in fighting against cancer
2. It relives toothaches
3. It boosts digestive health
4. It helps in losing weight
5. It regulates mensuration cycle
6. It improves immune system
7.It prevents heath diseases
8. It reduces burn mark
9. It reduces acne
10. It is good for eyes
11. It is effective against intestinal worms
12. It is good for skin
13. Helps in brain development
Apricots are the first sign of early summer. Apricots are beautiful orange coloured fruit. It is known as “Subani” in India. Apricot is generally grown from seed on a small tree. In India it is grown on hills of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh. Apricots are native to parts of Asia. They are hugely grown in Turkey, Iran, California, and United States.
Apricots has 3% of protein, 8% of dietary fibres, 4% of carbohydrate, 2% of calories, 39% of Vitamin A, 17% of vitamins C, 4% 0f vitamin E, 4% of vitamin K, 7% of potassium, 4% of manganese, 4% of copper, 2% of iron.
Health benefits of apricots are as:
1. It prevents osteoporosis
2. It helps in curing cancer and asthma
3. It helps in growth of bones
4. It is beneficial for curing fever
5. It helps in maintaining healthy balance body
6. Good for skin
7. Good for digestion
8. Provide relief from earaches
9. Treat anaemia
10. Reduces heart risk.
Strawberry are sweet, savouring, amazing aroma, bright red Color, juicy texture and reddish fruit. It member of rose family and Strawberries are only fruits with approx 200 seed on its outer surface.
Strawberries plan have white flower with a yellow centre. It is grown on vine. It is cultivated in Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. Sub-tropical areas of Jammu. Worldwide it is grown in United States, Spain, turkey, Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Poland, and Germany.
It provides 32 kcal energy to body, 98% of vitamin C, 6% of floates, 3.5% of pyridoxine, 2.5% of niacin, 5% of iron, 1% of magnesium, 17% manganese, 1.6% of calcium.
Health Benefits of strawberries are as:
1. It improves completion
2. Strengthen teeth
3. It is god for eyes
4. It is rich in nutrients
5. It boosts immunity system
6. Promotes hair growth
7. It improves brain health
8. Reduces inflammation
9. Helps in losing weight
10. Reduces high blood pressure
11. Maintains healthy skin
12. Helps in fighting cancer
Grapes is one of the top favorite fruits in world. Grapes are botanically classified into berries. In India it is called “angoor” in Hindi. Grapes are variety in Color. It is sweet to savour and is eaten with its outer covering.
Grapes are grown outdoors, in a warm, sheltered, sunny site in an area. In India grapes are grown widely in Maharashtra along with other states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Mizoram, Punjab, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh. World widely it is grown in Italy, France, Spain, United States, Argentina, Chile, China and South Africa. Grapes had 18% of vitamin C, 4.5% of Iron, 0.5% of folates, 1% of niacin, 1% of pantothenic acid, 3% of vitamin A, 1% of vitamin E, 14% of copper,6% of thiamine etc.
Health benefits of grapes are as:
1. It cures asthma and migraine
2. Effective remedy against breast cancer
3. It lowers cholesterol.
4. Prevents heart attack.
5. It strengthen bones
6. Provides relief from constipation and indigestion.
7. It boosts immune system
8. Reduces kidney diseases
9. Prevents loss of vision
10. Improves brain function.