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Apple- Fruit on a ScaleList of all Fruits

Fruit is an extremely important part of anyone's diet. There are plenty of reasons to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables have a lot of:

Antioxidants: Which are vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, C, E, beta carotene and selenium that fight free radicals. Please note that antioxidants are extremely important for strength trainers.

Photochemicals
: Photochemicals are plant chemicals that protect us from heart disease, cancer and other illnesses.

Photoestrogens: These are chemicals found in soy and tofu which help lower cholesterol levels and help with bone building.
We have broken down each fruit for you so that you can choose the best type of fruit to help your specific needs. Different colors of fruits provide different nutrients.

List of all Fruits

Apple: "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." There is a lot of truth to back up this saying. Not only do apples contain a lot of fibre, but they helps keep you happy on the weight scale.
Nutrient facts for apples

Apricot:Most people have probably eaten dried apricots, which aren't quite as healthy as the fresh kind but are still packed full of beta-carotene, fiber and vitamin C. Apricots are usually picked from May through August in North America.
Nutrient facts for apricots

Avocado : Avocados are an excellent source of good fats such as monounsaturated fatty acids including oleic acid and carotenoids (beta-carotene, zeaxanthin and alpha-carotene). Avocados are an excellent source of vitamin E and potassium.
Nutrient facts for avocados

Bananas : Bananas are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B6. Bananas can be eaten everyday. You should store this fruit in rooom-temperature out of the sun.
Nutrient facts for bananas


Barberry
: Never heard of a barberry? It's a long shoot plant which contain fruit berries.  They are also used for preventing break-ins due to their dense growth.

Blackberry Blackberry is a fruit which most people eat. Blackberries contain polyphelol antioxidants which help metabolism. The blackberry root can also be used in herbal medicine.
Nutrient facts for blackberries

Blueberry Blueberries should be part of your daily diet. Blueberries are extremely high in antioxidants and taste great in smoothies.
Nutrient facts for blueberries

Carrot Carrots are a source of vitamin C, K and a good source of potassium.
Nutrient facts for carrots


Cherry Cherries come in different colors but red sour cherries are an excellent source of vitamin C and a source of potassium.
Nutrient facts for cherries

Crabapples
Crabapples are a source of potassium.
Nutrient facts for crabapples

Nutrient facts for crabapples


Cranberry
Cranberries are typically eaten around the holiday season, are dark red and usually dried. Cranberries are a source of vitamin K.
Nutrient facts for cranberries


Dates Dates are one of those super fruits that contain a TON of fibre, are a source of protein, calcium, iron, vitamin K, b12, niacin, pantothenate and are an excellent source of potassium.
Nutrient facts for dates


Elderberry Elderberries are an excellent source of fibre and contain vitamin C, calcium, iron, potassium and phosphorus.

Nutrient facts for Elderberries

Figs Figs aren't as good as other fruits but they are still a source of fibre and potassium. They contain a lot of carbohydrates so go easy on them.
Nutrient facts for figs

Gooseberry
Gooseberries are high in vitamin C and potassium.
Nutrient facts for gooseberries


Gourd Gourds are a source of vitamin C.
Nutrient facts for gourds


Grapefruit Grapefruits are one of those weight loss fruits that should be ingested everyday. They are high in vitamin C and are easy to prepare.
Nutrient facts for grapefruits


Grapes Grapes are an excellent source of vitamin C, K and iron. Grapes are also turning out to be a super food that contain resveratrol (the anti-aging ingredient).
Nutrient facts for grapes

Guava Guava is an excellent source of antioxidants, vitamin C, niacin, pantothenate and is easy to find at your local grocery store.
Nutrient facts for guava

Jackfruit Jackfruit is a good source of vitamin C, calcium and iron. Jackfruit is also a source of fibre.
Nutrient facts for jackfruit

Jujube Jujubes are usually associated with candies, but these fruits are an excellent source of vitamin C and a source of potassium.
Nutrient facts for jujubes

Kiwi Fruit
Kiwis are easily eaten by cutting them in half and then scooping them out with a spoon. They are extremely high in fibre and contain an excellent source of vitamin E and C.
Nutrient facts for Kiwis

Kumquat Kumquats aren't packed full of nutrients but they should still be eaten for variety.
Nutrient facts for kumquats

Lemon Lemons have been shown to help with cleaning out your system and are important for immune function.
Nutrient facts for lemons

Lime Limes are best in a nice cold corona, but they also give a great flavor to other types of food.
Nutrient facts for limes


Mandarin Manderin oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C, a source of calcium and magnesium and are easy to peel and eat. These make a great snack.
Nutrient facts for mandarins

Mango Mangos are found at any all inclusive resort in abundance and are high in vitamin C, K and are a source of potassium.
Nutrient facts for mangos


Melon (Cantaloupe):These high sugar fruits are an excellent source of vitamin C and help improve immune funtion.
Nutrient facts for melons
Nutrient facts for melons


Mulberry

Nectarines Nectarines are easy to prepare: just peel and eat. They are high in vitamin C, a source of niacin, and potassium.
Nutrient facts for nectarines


Olive Olives have been underrated as a fruit but they actually contain omega 3's. Olive oil is from olives believe it or not! These are an excellent source of good fats but are extremely high in sodium. If you have hypertension, lay off the olives.
Nutrient facts for olives


Orange
Oranges are a source of calcium, potassium and vitamin C.
Nutrients facts for oranges


Papaya Papayas are an excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of potassium.
Nutrient facts for papayas

Passion Fruit
Passion-fruit is definitely a super fruit with an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium and a good source or iron, niacin, phosphorus and magnesium.
Nutrient facts for passion-fruit


Pawpaw


Peach Peaches are found easily in every supermarket and are a good source of vitamin C and potassium.
Nutrient facts for peaches.
Nutrient facts for peaches


Pear Pears are a great source of vitamin K, C and a great source of fibre.
Nutrient facts for pears

Pineapple Pineapples are most peoples favorite fruit but make sure you take it easy as they do have a LOT of sugar.
Nutrient facts for pineapples


Plum
Plums are a great fruit to eat as a snack. They are high in vitamin C, K and a source of potassium.
Nutrient facts for plums

Pomegranate Pomegranates are loaded with vitamin K, potassium, pantothenate and are great for your immune system. The best way to prepare pomegranates is to cut them in half and spank them with the back of a spoon into a bowl.

Nutrient facts for pomegranates

Raspberry Raspberries are chalk full of antioxidants and other free radical busting vitamins such as vitamin C, iron and vitamin K.
Nutrient facts for raspberries

Rhubarb
Rhubarb is very popular in the holidays and is a good source of vitamin C, K, calcium, and potassium.
Nutrient facts for rhubarb

Strawberry Strawberries aren't quite as good raspberries for their antioxidant content but they are still full of vitamin C, potassium and iron.
Nutrient facts for strawberries

Sweet Lime


Tangerines Tangerines are part of the orange family and have lots of vitamin C and are great for your immune system.

Tomato Tomatoes have been shown to help with prostate cancer not to mention they have a high level of vitamin C. You should ingest your tomatoes in fresh form, not the kind in the containers (aka Ketchup)
Nutrient facts for tomatoes

Vanilla

Watermelon



 
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