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Top 6 Healthy Spring Fruits You Can Add to Your Daily Diet

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Bajaj Finserv Health
March 28th, 2022
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Key Takeaways

  • Eating immunity-boosting foods in spring keeps diseases at bay
  • Strawberries and avocados are a few healthy fruits for heart patients
  • Papayas, chikoo and pineapples are spring fruits you can have daily

When you feel the cool breeze at night and bright sun during the daytime, you can sense the most beautiful spring season. It is the time we all wait eagerly because of its lovely weather. While this season can excite you, you need to be cautious of your diet as well. Due to seasonal changes, it is easy for you to catch flu and cold during spring. What you need is immunity-boosting foods that can help you fight infections. Make a list of spring season foods and be sure to include them in your daily diet. There’s nothing better than vegetables and fruits to help you maintain good health.  

To know more about the benefits of consuming spring fruits in season and beyond, read on. 

Eat strawberries and keep your diseases at bay 

One of most delicious vitamin C fruits, juicy and sweet strawberries can make you drool! Apart from vitamin C, this fruit is packed with many essential nutrients like: 

While its cute-looking shape and bright red shape can tempt you, strawberry helps increase good cholesterol and reduce blood pressure. No wonder this is one of the best fruits for heart patients! Though harvested at summer, this fruit is abundant during the spring season. You can add strawberries to your oatmeal, smoothie or yogurt. Mix these with a dollop of whipped cream and your delicious dessert is ready! 

 Healthy Spring Fruits

Protect your body from free radicals by having pineapples 

Pineapple is a tropical fruit that is extremely delicious and beneficial for your health. Packed with antioxidants and other essential nutrients, it can fight body inflammation. A few nutrients present in pineapples include: 

  • Vitamin C 
  • Manganese
  • Potassium
  • Vitamin B6
  • Folate 
  • Iron 

All these nutrients aid in growth and development of your body. Antioxidants protect your cells from free radicals and also reduce the risk of diabetes and heart ailments. Pineapples contain bromelain enzyme that eases digestion by breaking down proteins. Make pineapple juice or add it to your salads and enjoy its amazing health benefits [1].

Additional Read: Top 7 Benefits of Pineapple 

Have a bowl of papaya for a strong immune system 

Papaya is one of the popular spring fruits with numerous health benefits. Right from reducing heart ailments to improving wound healing ability, papayas are loved by everyone. Being rich in antioxidants, they promote good vision. The presence of papain enzyme in papaya also helps in digestion. Since the fruit is rich in water and fiber, it can help you regularize your bowel movements and avoid constipation issues. It also removes toxins from your gut. Being rich in vitamin A, papaya promotes healthy growth of hair by keeping it moisturized [2]. 

Additional Read:  7 Benefits of Papaya 

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Maintain regular bowel movements by eating jackfruits 

Amongst different spring fruits in season, one fruit you should not miss eating is jackfruit. Rich in medicinal properties, it helps boost your immunity. Jackfruit is not only rich in vitamin C but also in vitamin B. Apart from these, it contains nutrients such as: 

  • Magnesium 
  • Folate 
  • Niacin 
  • Potassium 
  • Riboflavin 

Jackfruit is rich in carotenoids, which are antioxidants high in vitamin A. These protect your cells from free radicals and reduce the risk of diseases like heart ailments and vision problems. Potassium present in jackfruits minimizes blood pressure that reduces your risk of stroke and heart diseases [3]. Have it daily and get rid of skin problems since jackfruit is rich in vitamin C too! 

Reduce congestion problems by eating chikoo 

One of the popular fruits used in smoothies and desserts, chikoo is known for its anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties. Here are a few essential nutrients present in this fruit. 

  • Vitamins A and C
  • Fiber
  • Sodium
  • Copper
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Iron 

As chikoo is a rich source of dietary fiber, eating this fruit daily can reduce your constipation problems. Since the fruit also contains anti-inflammatory substances, it helps promote good digestive health. Note that drinking chikoo juice provides nourishment to your hair and skin thereby keeping them healthy. Chikoo contains high amounts of potassium, calcium and iron that help in strengthening your bones.  

Mango fruit

Boost your heart health with avocados 

This fruit is rich in the following nutrients. 

  • Vitamins K, C, E and B6 
  • Magnesium 
  • Potassium 
  • Omega-3 fatty acids 
  • Folate
  • Niacin 

Since avocados contain healthy fats, they can keep you satiated for a long time. Their high fiber content minimizes digestive tract problems and eases constipation issues. There are many natural compounds present in avocados that reduce the risk of heart ailments. Eating avocados also protects your eyes and promotes good bone health. Since avocados contain vitamin K, it helps reduce osteoporosis. Add avocadoes to your salads or make a delicious smoothie and enjoy its health benefits.   

Now that you know about different types of spring fruits, include any one of them as a part of your daily meals. Eat foods rich in nutrients and beat seasonal illnesses. If you are down with any health ailments, connect to reputed specialists on Bajaj Finserv Health. You can also use doctor consultation or ‘doctor near me’ option and get your symptoms checked from a doctor close to your home. Be proactive and take required preventive measures to stay safe from infections this spring season!

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