The beautiful summer with its tasty and healthy fruits is over. But don’t worry! Autumn has its heavenly treasures for you as well. Here are 7 of the best fruits you should include in your diet during fall.
Figs hold a lot of fiber that has tons of benefits for your health. It has a sweet taste that increases the endorphin generation making you more balanced. You do not have to worry about eating too much of it because it will not make you fat. Actually, it fills your stomach fast. That is why it is recommended for those who want to lose weight.
One piece of fig holds the 20% of the daily fiber requirement. Plus, it is packed with potassium (about 50 mg) and iron (about 1.2 mg).Recommended: What Are Figs Good For?
Many of my friends, who want to lose weight, do not eat grapes because they think they are high in calories because of the sugar. But it is just a misconception.
Grapes contain a lot of flavonoids that increase the metabolism, cut down hunger and the absorption of the fats from food. Also, about 80% of the grapes are water, and they contain a good amount of fiber.
Did you know that in the ancient time apple was considered to be a miracle herb? Like grapes, it is packed with a lot of flavonoids. Besides, it contains a dietary fiber that is beneficial for the digestion system. The apple acid helps the working of the colon and liver. Not to mention its high mineral and vitamin content.
I prefer eating it raw with its skin, but there are several ways you can make dishes and drinks from it.Recommended: What Are the Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar?
Well, it is my favorite fall fruit. It also holds tons of fiber and vitamin C, but, its mineral content is also significant. It contains magnesium, zinc, calcium, potassium and iron.
If you consume it regularly, you can avoid cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, colon cancer and even anemia.
Plum is another autumn superfood that is rich in vitamins and minerals. Its vitamin C content is rather high, so it is a natural antioxidant supporting your immune system. Plum is also rich in vitamin K that is required for the health of the bones and iron that is needed for blood generation.
To tell the truth, I don’t like the taste of fresh plums, but I love plum jam. We make it at home with my mother without sugar. It is simply fantastic.
This fall fruit is an antioxidant bomb making your immune system healthy and your skin young. It also regulates your blood pressure and keeps your cardiovascular system healthy. Plus, it lowers the cholesterol level, and it has anti-cancer properties.
Well, I do no usually have it, but I have read a lot of good things about it. It contains tons of vitamin C. Having sloe berries regularly has benefits on the cardiovascular and digestion system. Since it is also high in flavonoids, it is beneficial against cancer.
Besides, it is helpful for those who want to lose weight since it detoxifies the body. Also, you can make mouthwash from its leaves that is an excellent cure for throat pain.
So, these are the fruits I recommend you to have during the fall. As you see, they hold all the goodies your body needs to “survive” those cold and rainy days.
What about you? What are your favorite fall fruits? Share with us below.
During the autumn besides these fruits I also have a lot of pumpkins and turnips. I love them.
Yes, they are superfoods as well. You can check out more healthy fall foods here.