The Properties of Fruits (the 10 healthiest fruits).

By Ricco CI. 

The 10 Healthiest Fruits

The vitamins and minerals in fruits improve the use of the nutrients in other foods in the body. For example, vitamin “C” in fruits and vegetables helps the body to make better use of iron in legumes and vegetables.

The absence or scarcity of Vitamins and Minerals in the diet can cause diseases, so that if they are present in the meals, it prevents their occurrence.

Fruits are a healthy and nutritious dessert, an excellent option that should be added to our day to day if we want iron health. But what are the healthiest fruits? Some of the most common are those that have the best properties for our health. Do you want to know what they are?


Like all berries, blueberries are rich in antioxidants, ranking number one in this case. For this reason, blueberries are good for preventing age-related mental problems such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.



Fiber, vitamin C, folates and potassium: this is how we can describe the properties of orange. Folates are essential for pregnant women as it prevents neural tube defects in babies. They also contain a phytochemical, hesperidin, which lowers blood triglyceride and cholesterol levels.



Apples have few calories and a large amount of antioxidants – especially flavonoids – that allow us to avoid diabetes and asthma. In addition, they are known for their ability to clean teeth and remove bacteria from them. If you want, you can eat it with the skin, but you must wash it well before.



Source of folates, vitamin B and potassium. Especially in this last point, since it is the fruit with the highest amount of this mineral. Avoid this fruit if you are allergic to latex, as you could also be allergic to bananas, since they come from similar plants.



This citrus fruit is low in calories, high in fiber, a source of vitamins C and E, magnesium and potassium. Kiwi maintains the health of bones, cartilage, teeth and gums, in addition to lowering triglyceride levels in the blood. Believe it or not, the peel can be eaten perfectly.



Grapes are a fantastic source of manganese, as well as having resveratrol, an antioxidant that helps prevent heart disease, regulating blood pressure, and reducing the chances of blood clots. It also helps protect our body from breast, colon and stomach cancer.



Delicious raspberries are low in calories, high in fiber, and also a source of folates and magnesium. They are rich in ellagic acid, an antioxidant that prevents cervical cancer, and animal studies show that it helps in cancer of the esophagus and colon.


Caloric, with fiber, vitamin E and folates, avocado contains healthy monounsaturated fats that help lower cholesterol. In the case of young children, it is a healthy fruit since it is easy to eat due to its creamy texture, and the fat helps the growth of the little one.


Especially if they are acidic, cherries are rich in anthocyanins, antioxidants that help reduce inflammation and pain from diseases such as gout or arthritis. Cherries are also high in vitamin C, although you should avoid cooking them – for example, to make jam – if you want to maintain this property.

Goji Berries

An important source of fiber, vitamin A, and antioxidants, Goji Berries are often eaten dry rather than raw, although you may find some fresh. A total of six vitamins and 21 minerals help in the prevention of diabetes and cancer; but if you are taking the drug Warfarin you should avoid these fruits.

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