In all studies there have been a high correlation between the high consumption of fruits and vegetables and low incidence of disease.
A good habit is to start the day with fruit in natural juice or in part. The water, antioxidant vitamins, minerals, enzymes and fiber that contains the fruit helps to hydrate, purify and revitalize our body. Are low in calories and no cholesterol. All fruits and vegetables we consume are few.
Fruits have the advantage of being eaten raw, so taking advantage of all its nutrients. Is rich in vitamins, minerals, trace elements and nutrients such as bioflavonoids help regulate the immune system. They have detoxifying properties: stimulates liver and kidney function and helps improve intestinal laziness due to its fiber content.The energy value of fruit is generally very low due to its high water content (80-90%). Provide about 50 calories per 100 grams, which are derived primarily from complex carbohydrates, almost all in the form of fructose. Its concentration increases as more mature fruit. They contain trace amounts of unsaturated fats that are always and have no cholesterol, except the coconut which has a large amount of saturated fat.
The banana has a caloric value of about 85 calories per 100 gr. and contains carbohydrates, mainly in the form of sucrose, which is not recommended for diabetics.
The sour taste of the fruits is another feature. This is because a number of organic acids are not essential nutrients for our body and in fruits. In citrus, we find citric acid, malic acid in apples, plums, tomatoes and tartaric acid in grapes. None of these acids is harmful to the body or harmful to the stomach, since it does not reach the acidity of gastric juice.