It gets its Superfruit status thanks to Vitamin A, which boosts cell reproduction, making it a natural exfoliator. Your secret weapon for smooth, younger-looking skin.
All citrus, are packed with vitamin C, fiber, and small amounts of other nutrients and disease-fighting chemicals. But is the vitamin C that makes citrus a Superfruit countering the effects of sun damage, regulating oils glands, and can even prevent age spots.
These tiny berries are Superfruits for Women (specially). They can prevent urinary tract infections, and might help fight the scary disease of ovarian cancer. Cranberries can boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy and may slow the growth of some cancer cells. People who drink a glass of unsweetened cranberry juice each day can raise their good cholesterol by 10%.
Loaded with potassium, Bananas are one powerful fruit which can lower your blood pressure, and is one of the best sources of Resistant Starch, a healthy carb that fills you up and helps boost your metabolism.
When it comes to weight loss, eat a banana between breakfast and lunch. It will give you the energy and will banish any evil cravings for sweet devils.
Superfruit for brain function and memory. The deep blue colour that comes from blueberries lets you know that they are rich in antioxidants that fight free radicals. Blueberries are also rich in manganese, which plays an important role in your metabolism, thanks to the combination of fibre and water found in this superfruit, they’re an excellent choice to help you slim down by reducing appetite.
I usually add blueberries to my daily lemonade, salads, or I just eat them at breakfast.
These tiny, bright red berries help control appetite and blood sugar levels. They also contain a good amount of fibre.
Goji berries are generally sold as a dried fruit, so just sprinkle them on your salads or breakfast to add sweetness.
The redder your fruit the better; this delicious fruit contains high levels of antioxidants and can help keep heart disease at bay by lowering cholesterol. Grapefruit eaters get more whole fibre, which generally helps control appetite better than plain juice, making it ideal for weight loss.
If it’s hard for you to enjoy the tartness of fresh grapefruit slices, try blending them in your smoothies.
Pears are fantastic for controlling appetite. They have an average of 5.5 grams of fibre, keeping our digestive systems moving. Fibre helps our bodies absorb the nutrients and vitamins of all the other superfoods.
If you’re feeling a little constipated, slice up a juicy pear.
This low calorie fruit also packs a healthy dose of fibre and antioxidants, making it an ideal afternoon snack.
Sprinkle them everywhere or eat it alone.