Its spring right now but it’s already started getting warm and currently I’m talking about the part of earth’s Hemisphere where people are experiencing spring season.
And soon summer’s heat going to hit us all. And during such weathers, it’s important that you watch your diet, eat healthily and save yourself from health risks during these seasons.
So here are the fruits suggestions which you could add to your diet to not only boost your immune system and for its nutritional facts but also to give yourself a refreshing treat which is perfect for this weather:
There’s the heat and sweat and first thing you want to do is grabbing a watermelon slice and devour it. The peak watermelon season starts from May to September and it ranges depending on the locations. And during when you dehydrate due to heat, watermelon is a saviour since it contains 92% of water.
Besides its delightful flavour, watermelons also help in lowering inflammation and oxidative stress among many other benefits it provides. It provides various nutrients including vitamin C, Vitamin A and lycopene.
The very common juicy stone fruit is one of the perfect picks for the hot weather. It is found in abundance during the summer season. Mango is a great source of vitamins A and C and they are also a low-calorie fruit with high in fibre. Mangoes are known to be good for digestion, delaying ageing, boost immunity and they are also good for people suffering from anaemia since mangoes are rich in iron.
Why not pick pineapples when the fruit is ready from July to September. Meaning, you can grab fresh pineapples during these seasons although it’s available in stores throughout the year.
Besides the juicy and irresistible taste of this fruit, pineapples also reduce the risk of getting cancer, heart disease and cataracts thanks to the high amount of vitamin C it contains. It also helps in digestion, boosting the immune system and bone strength and provides anti-inflammatory benefits.
The juicy texture and sweet fragrance and taste of strawberry cannot be missed during this spring/summer as the peak season for strawberry are around May through August or depending on the geographical features, the peak ripening season is also during February to April. Add a strawberry to your diet to also gain the health benefits of strawberry such as reducing the risk of Heart diseases, stroke, cancer, blood pressure and constipation to name a few.
Again depending on the region, the peak season for papaya is early summer and fall. The fruit is high in water content and fibre. It is not only delicious but also has multiple health benefits.
It reduces the risk of developing cancer, asthma, heart disease and constipation. Papaya contains an enzyme called papain which helps digestion.
The low-calorie fruit, a peak season for plums is during May through early October. It a great source of potassium and rich in minerals. Rich in antioxidants, plums improves the health of your heart. It also improves immunity and circulation of your blood. Plums are also good for your skins and bones and like many other fruits, plums have got lots of benefits for you.
Guavas are the fruits which are harvested throughout the year. For spring and summer, it is harvested during March to April and in August. Guavas are low calories fruits which contain lots of vitamin C, antioxidants, potassium and soluble fibre. Guava leaf tea also has multiple health benefits and especially for women, it is known to relieve painful symptoms of menstruation. And among lots of other benefits, guavas also aid in Weight loss and it boosts your immune system.
A species of melon, the muskmelon peak season starts from April to July. These seasons you can have fresh picks of musk melons. It contains potassium which helps to control the blood pressure. It also gives multiple other benefits since it is rich in vitamin A, beta carotene and vitamin C while muskmelons are fat-free and cholesterol-free.