Powerful fruits packed with nutrients, vitamins, minerals and more.

Not all heroes wear capes. Some, grow in trees and save us from countless illness and chronic conditions, by providing us great nutrition and benefits when we add them to our diet.

Mangoes

Nature Forces within us are the true healers of disease.
—Hippocrates
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❤ Boost immune system
❤ The fiber in mangoes repair poor digestion
❤ Contain vitamin A & C for clear skin and healthy hair
❤ Alkalize the whole body
❤ Lower cholesterol
❤ Prevents cancer
❤ Contain antioxidants that help with eye health

Pomegranate

Nature is so smart, it put the medicine inside the food.
—Unknown
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❤ Prevents cells damage
❤ Boost immunity
❤ Aids in cells regeneration
❤ Anti-aging benefits
❤ Strengthens hair follicles
❤ Prevents heart diseases
❤ Aids in weight control

Blueberries

When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is no need.
—Ayurvedic Proverb
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❤ Packed with antioxidants
❤ Boost memory
❤ Help fight cancer
❤ Reduce inflammation in brain cells
❤ Reduce belly fats
❤ Nourish the skin
❤ Regulate blood pressure

Coconut

The food you eat can be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.
—Ann Wigmore
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❤ Rich in fiber
❤ Maintains healthy heart
❤ Nourishes hair
❤ Regulates thyroid function
❤ Increases bones strength
❤ Reduces anxiety and hypertension
❤ Improves brain functions

Bananas

Don't focus on how much you eat. Focus on what you eat.
—Food Matters
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❤ Help metabolism and immune system
❤ Reduce depression
❤ Boost energy
❤ Reduce menstrual cramps
❤ Help with kidney disorders
❤ Help individuals to quit smoking
❤ Power the brain

Cranberries

Let's build wellness rather than treating disease.
—Bruce Daggy
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❤ Packed in vitamin C
❤ Aid with weight loss
❤ Prevent stomach ulcer
❤ Fight tooth decay
❤ Contain anti-aging properties
❤ Treat urinary tract infections
❤ Improve skin conditions

Pineapple

Eat less from a box and more from the Earth.
—LiveLoveNourish
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❤ Boosts blood circulation
❤ Relieves inflammation
❤ Helps fight infections
❤ Improves circulation
❤ Helps prevent cancer
❤ Relieves sinus
❤ Improves Eyesight

Limes and Lemons

Nature itself is the best physician.
—Hippocrates
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❤ Relieve respiratory problems
❤ Induce good sleep
❤ Anti-viral
❤ Provide relieve from fever and cold
❤ High in antioxidants
❤ Detoxify the body
❤ Boost your brain

Strawberry

If it came from a plant, eat it. If it was made in a plant, don't.
—Michael Pollan
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❤ Natural source of fiber
❤ Improves brain functions
❤ Reduces inflammation
❤ Control blood sugar levels
❤ Balances hormones
❤ Strengthens heart health
❤ Prevents memory decline

Apple

Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can heal the patient with food.
—Hippocrates
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One apple a day keeps the doctor away.

❤ Rich source of antioxidants
❤ Neutralizes Irritable Bowel Syndrome
❤ Treats anemia
❤ Increases body endurance
❤ Anti-cancerous benefits
❤ Boosts the immune system
❤ Detoxify the liver

I hope this information encourages you to incorporate more fruits into your diet.

Until next time!

—Clairel Estevez
Clairel Estevez
Clairel Estevez
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This article was written by @clairel_estevez on the We Heart It Writers Team