Importance of Fruits in Daily Routine Diet!!
Fresh and dry fruits are the natural staple food of human. They are wonderful sources of minerals, vitamins and enzymes. These work in a fantastic way in body to remove toxins out by clearing body channels. People who include fruits in daily diet, enjoy healthy body and stay tension free. Fresh and dry fruits not only maintain healthy body but effectively take care of various health issues right from minor to major. These are packed with abundant medicinal properties.
Fruits are the oldest form of foods known to mankind. These form the base of foods of gods as per Vedas. Quran has also quoted that fruits like pomegranate, grapes, and figs are gifts from the heaven. You must have seen people worshipping gods with fruits at temple, means these are considered as very auspicious.
Amazing effects of fruits –
Fruits or fruit juices are excellent sources in case of dehydration. The water absorbed by ill people adds advantage of providing minerals and sugar at the same time.
As these are dependable sources of vitamins, exert a tonic effects in the body. Citrus fruits like lemons, oranges, Indian goose berry, other like apples, papaya, guavas etc. when eaten as it is fresh and raw, makes vitamins to absorb completely in the skin. Fruits work wonder when taken in the form of raw and ripen state. Many of fruits contain carotene which gets converted in to vitamin A in body.
Always try to take the juice immediately after it is extracted from its fruits otherwise it start losing its medicinal properties.
Fruits or fruit juices act as very good diuretics as content like sodium, potassium and magnesium helps to urinate more which in turn greatly contribute to eliminate toxic matter out from the body. As fruits contain very less sodium so make a good salt free diet.
The fibrous matter in fruits, cellulose aids in the smooth passage of the food in the gut or called digestive tract and allow easy passage of stools through bowels. Apples, guava, pears, are packed with good quality of fiber which are result giving in constipation and other digestive health issues.
If we talk about dry fruits like apricots, raisins, dates, these are rich in calcium and iron. These minerals are very essential for bones, joints and blood. Custard apple furnish calcium to the extent of 800 mg per fruit, which is sufficient to meet our daily requirement of this mineral.
Therefore we can say that fruits are highly beneficial in maintaining acid alkaline balance in body. They help to neutralize the toxic condition of various body organs and clears the channels. They clear the system of morbid waste and cater to the body’s requirement of natural sugar, vitamins and minerals.
Ayurveda is a natural science of healing. There is a great role of diet in treating diseases in Ayurveda. We give importance to dietary and life style recommendations along with herbs. Fasting is considered as a nature’s most effective and oldest method of taking care of all the diseases. Best way of fasting is juice fasting!
It is always advised to consult an Ayurveda expert regarding your health issue and diet recommendations.
For specific treatment, always consult an Ayurveda expert.
This article is not a substitute to the standard Medical Diagnosis or personalized Ayurvedic Treatment.
It is intended only for Information!