Sunday, December 27

Fruits and Oily Fish are Good for your Health

Nature’s healthiest fruits are bananas, carrots, tomatoes and citrus fruits. Bananas are rich in potassium, vitamin B6 and folic acid. Carrots are abundant in beta-carotene, an antioxidant which helps your vision and immune system. Likewise, tomatoes have high amount of antioxidants, including beta-carotene and lycopene. Citrus fruits like Calamansi, suha (pomelo) and dalandan are teeming with healthy vitamin C.

If you want to know the secret of Japanese centenarians, it’s their high fish intake. Oily fish like sardines, tuna, mackerel and salmon are filled with healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which make your blood less like to form clots. Omega-3 helps protect the heart, prevent heart attack and balance cholesterol. If you can’t take fish, take Omega-3 supplements.

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