1. Mangoes

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The king of fruits  tastes so good that people forget they are also healthy. Beyond the sweet, luscious taste of mangoes, they also contain an abundance of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that assure your optimum health.

Mango has following health benefits

  • Prevents Cancer
  • Keeps cholesterol level in check
  • Improves eye health
  • Helps in Weight Gain
  • Cures anemia
  • Helps in pregnancy

Nutrition by the Numbers
One cup (225 grams contain) contains the following. Percentages apply to daily value.

  • 105 calories
  • 76 percent vitamin C (antioxidant and immune booster)
  • 7 percent potassium (to balance out our high sodium intake)
  • 4 percent magnesium
  • 25 percent vitamin A  (antioxidant and vision)
  • 11 percent vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins (hormone production in brain and heart disease prevention)
  • 9 percent healthy probiotic fiber
  • 9 percent copper (copper is a co-factor for many vital enzymes plus production of red blood cells)

Read in detail About mangoes from: Health benefits of mango

2. Strawberries

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It is very hard to resist a perfectly ripe strawberry in summer due to its delicious taste and attractive heart shape look. The strawberry is called ‘the queen of fruits’ in Asian countries because it’s packed with health benefits. These juicy heart-shaped delights have much more to offer beyond sweetness and flavor.

Fresh summer strawberries are one of the most popular, refreshing and healthy treats on the planet. Wild strawberries have been popular since ancient Roman times and were used for a wide variety of medicinal purposes such as alleviating inflammation, fever, kidney stones, bad breath, gout and more.

Following are some of the health benefits of strawberry.

  • boosts immunity
  • promotes eye health
  •  helps in weight management
  • helps in fight against cancer
  • helps in fight against depression
  • decreases joint pain
  • eases inflammation

Fun and Interesting Facts about Strawberries

  • Folklore states that if you split a double strawberry in half and share it with the opposite sex, you’ll soon fall in love.
  • Strawberries belong to the family of rose, along with apples and plums.
  • Strawberries are not classified as berries. Blueberries and raspberries have seeds inside while strawberries have their seeds outside.
  • Strawberries were once thought to be an aphrodisiac and were served in soups to newlyweds in 13th century France.
  • Ancient Romans used strawberries to alleviate symptoms of fainting, fevers, throat infections, kidney stones, halitosis, attacks of gout, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen.
  • At Wimbledon each year, strawberries and cream are eaten between tennis matches by properly attired English.
  • Legend has been told that strawberries were named by English children who picked, strung it on grass straws and sold them as “straws of berries.”
  • Strawberries belong to the family of rose, along with apples and plums.
  • Strawberries are not classified as berries. Blueberries and raspberries have seeds inside while strawberries have their seeds outside.
  • Strawberries were once thought to be an aphrodisiac and were served in soups to newlyweds in 13th century France.
  • Ancient Romans used strawberries to alleviate symptoms of fainting, fevers, throat infections, kidney stones, halitosis, attacks of gout, and diseases of the blood, liver and spleen.

Read in detail about strawberries at: Health benefits of strawberry

3. Grapes

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With a history of dating back to 8000 years, grapes are one of the divine gifts that are very helpful in combating summers. Grapes contain flavonoids that are very powerful antioxidants, which can reduce the damage caused by free radicals and slow down aging.Grapes, due to their high nutrient content, play an important role in ensuring a healthy and active life.

Following are some of the health benefits of grape:

  • Cure for asthma
  • Increases bone health
  • Decreases Heart Diseases
  • Cure Migraine
  • Eliminate Constipation
  • Helps in overcoming fatigue
  • Helps in diabetes
  • Has cancer prevention properties

4. Watermelon

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Despite popular belief that watermelon is made up of only water and sugar, watermelon is actually considered a nutrient dense food, a food that provides a high amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for a low amount of calories.

Watermelons have become synonymous with summer and picnics, and for good reason. Their refreshing quality and sweet taste help to combat the heat and also provide a guilt-free, low maintenance dessert for kids and adults alike to enjoy.

Health Benefits of Water Mellon:

  • Asthma prevention
  • Controls blood pressure
  • Prevents cancer
  • Improves digestion
  • Helps in hydration

5. Peaches

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Peaches are a characteristically fuzzy fruit native to northwest China. They are a member of the stone fruit family, meaning that they have one large middle seed, along with cherries, apricots, plums and nectarines.

The inner flesh of a peach can range in color from white to yellow or orange. There are two different varieties of peaches: freestone and clingstone, which refer to whether the flesh sticks to the inner seed or easily comes apart.

Following are some possible health benefits of peaches:

  • Prevents Cancer
  • Make skin glow
  • Prevents Diabetes
  • Reduce hair loss
  • Perfect of weight loss
  • Can calm an upset stomach
  •  Peaches can help remove worms from the intestines

There are many other fruits that can be help full in combating the heat of summers, please mention them in comments. Your suggestions are always help full.

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