Fruits not only contain vitamins and minerals which are necessary for the body, but also provide lots of plant nutrients. These fruits with different colors have different functions. Understand the characteristics of each kinds of fruits with different colors, choose reasonable food, it is good for women who want to lose weight.
Orange color fruits
The representatives of orange color fruits are lemon, mango, oranges, papayas, persimmons, pineapple and orange. All of them contain natural antioxidants β-carotene, which can improve immune function. In addition, the orange pigment in citrus also fight with cancer, its effect may be stronger than β-carotene.
Red fruits include tomatoes, pomegranate and so on. Carotenoid which have antioxidant effects is their root. As is known to all, Carotenoids can clean up free radical, inhibit the formation of cancer cell and improve human immunity. In addition, most red fruits have very low calories, so it good to health.
Dark purple fruits
Purple fruits contain proanthocyanidins which can eliminate eye fatigue, such elements which can enhance the elasticity of blood vessels to prevent cholesterol accumulation is the best ingredients to prevent cancer and arteriosclerosis. The representatives of dark purple fruits are grapes, blackberries, blueberries, plums and so on. Compared with light-colored fruits, dark purple fruits contain more vitamin C which cans increase the body’s resistance.
In addition, the purple fruits have higher mineral contents such as potassium, magnesium, calcium than normal fruit. These ions mostly exist in fruits with the form of organic salts. It has a crucial role in balancing ion in people’s body.
Green fruits such as green apples contain lutein or zeaxanthin, their antioxidation can protect the vision.
In addition to the color, when we select fruits, we should also consider our own constitution. People with heat body are advised to eat cold fruits such as pear, banana, watermelon, cantaloupe and other fruits. People with cold body are advised to eat chill litchi, longan, cherry, chestnut, etc. Myocardial infarction, stroke patients should eat fruits help digestion such as bananas, oranges and peaches, not to eat persimmons, apples and other fruits which contain more tannic acid. Coronary heart disease, high blood lipid of patients should eat fruits which are rich in vitamin C and niacin such as hawthorn, citrus, grapefruit. All of them can reduce blood fat and cholesterol.