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Top 12 Healthiest Fruits In The World


Fruits are a wonderful source of the most crucial vitamins and minerals required for healthy and normal functioning of the human body. While there are many fruits that are associated with health benefits, there are some specific fruits that undoubtedly stand out. These below mentioned fruits are easily the healthiest fruits in the world, mostly owing to their nutrient composition. In this article, we look at the healthiest fruits in the world and look at what nutrients they boast. These "most healthy foods" can also be looked upon as fruits that boost immunity, fruits that help in digestion, etc.


Some of these healthiest fruits are seasonal and aren't available throughout the year. But whenever they are available, make sure you get your hands on them, for the benefits they present are substantial indeed. Let us go ahead and look at these most healthy fruits of all time.

Here are 12 of the healthiest fruits in the world. Read on...



Apples are among the healthiest foods in the world, particularly owing to their rich composition of essential nutrients. They are rich in flavonoids- powerful anti-oxidants that have impressive anti-cancer properties. Flavonoids in apples also shield the body against asthma and diabetes besides promoting mental health.



It isn't just blueberries. All fruits belonging to the berry family have admirable benefits. Blueberries help in boosting testosterone levels as well as boosting brain power. Their supremely rich content of antioxidants are behind these praiseworthy benefits.



The Avocado is popularly referred to as the wonder fruit. It is rich in monosaturated fats that help in lowering cholesterol levels. They are a rich source of healthy fats and numerous other nutrients that help in cleaning intestines and the urinary tract.



Bananas have tremendous health benefits ranging from cleaning your stomach and digestive system to boosting your sex drive. They contain a crucial enzyme known as Bromelain that helps in increasing sperm count in men. Bananas also contain vitamin B6, folate and potassium, all of them crucial components that promote sublime body health.



Grapes are one of the richest sources of Vitamin C, a vitamin that works wonders in boosting immunity. Grapes are highly impressive fruits that boost immunity.



Figs are a lovely source of calcium, potassium and iron. They are also rich in fibre and help in battling weight loss and several other uninvited health complications.


Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi contains a substantial quantity of vitamins E, C, potassium and magnesium. They are also a wonderful source of antioxidants and shield the body against bacteria and viruses.



Citrus fruits have always been prominent in the discussion of healthy foods. They are supremely rich in vitamin C, one of the most crucial vitamins required by the human body. Orange, besides being a rich source of vitamin C, also contains fibres. It helps in the battle against weight loss and works as powerful detox food.



Papayas contain a very important enzyme called papain. It works wonders in ensuring sublime health of the digestive system. It also helps in the fight against diabetes and regulates blood sugar levels in the body.



Pomegranates are another effective anti-cancer fruits that are rich in antioxidants and several minerals. They are particularly noted for their role in regulating blood sugar levels and promoting cardio-vascular health.



Mangoes are next on the list. They contain zeaxanthin and lutein, both powerful antioxidants that eliminate free radicals from the body. They are also highly effective anti-ageing foods, for they slow down the ageing process. They are also the loveliest foods that benefit the eyes.



Tomatoes contain lycopene, a compound that gives them the red colour. Lycopene flushes out free radicals from the body and has very powerful anti-cancer properties. It also assists in reducing cholesterol levels.

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Story first published: Thursday, September 11, 2014, 13:45 [IST]
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