As the old saying goes, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” and that goes for just more than apples. Here are the best fruit and vegetables that you should always eat on a daily basis.
If your diet is one that needs those anti-oxidants, then blueberries are typically what you’ll eat. The fruit specifically has anthocyanins, which is a flavonoid connected with cognitive ability. These little nuggets also contain Vitamin K1, which helps with blood clotting, as well as Vitamin C and manganese, a mineral associated with the metabolism of amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids.
Not everyone loves them, but tomatoes are very important to your everyday diet. If you didn’t know, tomatoes contain lycopene, an anti-oxidant, as well as beta-carotene. Tomatoes are also packed with tons of vitamins C and K, potassium and folate. They are believed to improve heart health, skin health and prevent cancer.
You may have learned this in school while younger and it’s still true today, vitamin C is important. The best fruits of this important vitamin are oranges, grapefruit, limes, and lemons. Not only do these citrus fruits contain vitamin C, but also important B vitamins, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and copper, as well as anti-oxidants.