Colorful fruits and vegetables are well-known for their antioxidants that help in slowing down the ageing process and wards off illness. However, the not so colorful category of fruits and vegetables are found to be equally beneficial in preventing major illnesses and restoring good health.
Mushrooms “ Have much higher anti-oxidant property than carrots, green beans or tomatoes and contain protein, fibre, Calcium, and Vitamins C, D and B complex in abundance. They are believed to keep the heart in good health, promotes immunity, lowers the risk of cancer and keeps bacteria, fungi, viruses and allergies at bay. Also helps in maintaining blood sugar levels, and in detoxification of the body.
Prunes “ This fruit with its tangy, sticky, sweet texture, apart from being delicious, are an excellent source of potassium, magnesium, fibre, copper, Vitamin A, and anti-oxidants. They prevent Osteoporosis, lung and heart diseases, and protect against cataract, cancer, diabetes and slows down ageing.
Guava “ Researches have revealed that guava improves heart health by controlling cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Being rich in Vitamin C and potassium, it regulates heart beat, fights free radicals, and helps in detoxification. It has a high content of lycopene, that lower the risk of Cancer, and in particular, lung, breast, stomach and colon Cancers. Studies have proven that eating guava is a natural way to prevent diabetes.