Published On: Sat, Jun 10th, 2017

Is fruit good or bad for you? A science-backed answer

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Here in Yucatan we have many options for including delicious fresh fruits in our diets. This post by Helen Sanders, editor of healthambition.com, explains why most fruits can be very healthy for most of us to eat.

Fruit is a food group that has been in existence for thousands of years. Throughout the nineteenth century, advances in technology and transport made it possible for most people to access a wide variety of many kinds of fruit from all over the world.

From aromatic, tropical mangoes, pineapple and papaya to the spiky Asian durian and the distinctive dragon fruit, we all have our favorites.

Fruit has long been heralded as healthy food and a must-have when it comes to a nutritious balanced diet. Fruit is part of the regular “five a day” which we are encouraged to eat as often as possible.



They are also seen as a very healthy convenience food, due to the small amount of preparation needed for many fruits.

However, some experts have started to express reservations about just how healthy it is to eat a lot of fruit.

If you’re wondering is fruit bad for you, stick around as I’m going to answer that question and more. This article takes a detailed look at the scientific research concerning fruit, its composition and the effects on health.

How Can Fruit Be Bad For You?

The primary reasons for health concerns when it comes to fruit is the amount of sugar they contain.

The amount of sugar which occurs naturally in many fruits reasonably high in comparison with other foods.

The amount and type of sugar we consume has a dramatic effect on our bodies and our health. So first, we need to take a closer look at sugar.

To read complete article click here.

Source: healthambition.com

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