Unleash your Health Glow With the Fruit Power

by Suzanne - Date: 2007-12-10 - Word Count: 511 Share This!

What would you call the 'manna' of the contemporary world? While a lot many of us might start naming a few absurd innovations of modern times, the answer lies in the simplest things of nature. Without doubt, the gift of God to Mother Earth is none other than fruits. One can certainly be alive and healthy without consuming any cooked food, be it vegetarian or non-vegetarian. While skeptics might go wide-eyed over this claim, its evidence can be found in the Aryan culture of the Indian civilization. Historians suggest that distinguished men of the Aryan culture merely survived on the fruits of Nature and glowed in the pink of health for ages. This certainly sounds like a fairy tale but intensive research has proved the beneficial effects of fruit consumption on our health.

It is quite impossible to survive only on fruit diet in modern times, considering the fact that contemporary lifestyle that takes its toll on our minds and bodies. Surviving on a natural diet of raw fruits was quite possible in the erstwhile days of pollution-free environment. The scenario has changed completely with health and nutrition experts now advising a combination of exercise and a balanced diet to cope with the stress of our modern lives. This does not mean that the percentage of fruits in our diet has been significantly lowered. Rather, a well-planned diet with lots of fruits ensures the adequate intake of essential vitamins, minerals and fibers- a necessity for a healthy body.

However, many of us do not find consuming whole fruits a convenient option. The best possible solution is then to opt for fruit juices. A study conducted by a team at Glasgow University shows that a diet rich in fruit juice can help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other diseases. Fruit juice of apples, grapes and cranberries in particular, contain high amounts of antioxidants, which check cell damage caused by free radicals. Fruit juices are thus an excellent way to fight the effects of growing age. Further investigation has also brought out the role of another strong antioxidant, polyphenols, to fight against some chronic diseases. Purple grape juice contains the highest and broadest range of polyphenols, estimated to be equal to those found in Beaujolais red wine.

The detox property of fruit juice has been widely exploited for quick weight reduction. However, a juice fast diet can have an adverse effect on the body and is especially not advisable for children, pregnant and nursing women. It's best to follow a moderate detox diet, which includes solid food along with the inclusion of fruits. This fruit-rich balanced diet offers resistance against cancer and cardiovascular diseases, not to mention the other innumerable health benefits. To top it all, if you are able to follow a perfect routine of exercise and fruit-rich balanced diet, there would be no obstacle on your way to achieve a truly amazing body.

Tried and tested, fruit juice can thus be your magical potion to great health. Just drink it up and unleash the health glow within you!

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Suzanne Macguire is an Internet marketing professional with years of experience in the industry and a keen interest in nutritional science. Currently, she is engaged in studying the benefits of diet juice.

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