7 Fruits You Should Include In Your Diet Like Kanchana 3 Star Vedhika To Stay Healthy

Promita Mukherjee

August 20, 2019

Entertainment

1 min

1. Apples

Vacations are time to indulge, true. But while you can keep the rigours of a diet aside when you are on a holiday, you can still have food that is both tasty as well as healthy. How about you let Kanchana 3 and Baanam star Vedhika inspire you to do that? The svelte actor, who was recently holidaying in the Maldives, had a lot of fun. And being a foodie that she is, she also indulged in fruit platters to add that one health factor to her daily routine. Wondering what fruits you should have to stay healthy and keep the doctor away? We got you a list.

As the popular saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. The reason behind that is apples are extremely nutritious and have high amounts of fiber, Vitamin C and K and potassium. They also have antioxidants and are good for the heart. Apples also have pectin which is good for digestion and metabolism.

2. Grapefruits

Among the healthiest citrus fruits, grapefruits are packed with vitamins and minerals and help in weight loss and reduce insulin resistance and cholesterol.

3. Chikoo

The commonly available chikoo is full of Vitamins A, C and E which nourish your skin. It also has antioxidants, making it a great fruit to have if you want to have clear, glowing skin naturally.

4. Pineapple

Another fruit loaded with Vitamin C, pineapple had anti-inflammatory properties thanks to its bromelain content. Bromelain supposedly helps fight cancer and tumour growth.

5. Strawberries

Delicious and nutritious, strawberries have Vitamin C, folate and potassium and a relatively low glycemic index. Being high in antioxidants, they help reduce chances of chronic diseases and control your blood sugar levels.

6. Lemons

When life gives you lemons, eat them. That is because they are high in Vitamin C and are good for your heart. They help reduce blood lipids and blood pressure. They have citric acid which helps treat kidney stones as well.

7. Watermelon

The perfect summer fruits which can be had whole or converted into healthy juices. Watermelons have high amounts of Vitamins A and C and have antioxidants like lycopene and carotenoids, etc. So they keep your heart healthy by reducing cholesterol and blood pressure. It also has high water content and keeps you full longer – making it the perfect fruit to have when you are on a diet.

Want some fitness inspo? Check out Rakul Preet’s cross-fit routine. Watch her movie Pandaga Chesko on ZEE5.

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