By Emily Chau, Ladies’ Home Journal
Turns out an apple a day (and an orange, kiwi, and banana) can keep the doctor away. Your healthy bowl of fruit should look like this.
Keep the Doctor Away
Blueberries, oranges, bananas, apples, kiwis, grapes, strawberries, and papayas — take your pick and take a bite, because these fruits are superfoods for your health.
Blueberries: Blueberries are rich in antioxidants, which help fight cancer and prevent macular degeneration. Like cranberries, they contain compounds that can protect against urinary tract infections.
Oranges: A single orange gives you almost a full day’s vitamin C, plus potassium.
The opaque membrane around each wedge has hesperidin, which may lower cholesterol.Even the scent is calming, according to research. Continue reading