Reduced risk of chronic disease: Eating a diet rich in fruit may reduce risk for stroke, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Improved heart health: The potassium in fruit can reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Lower risk of neural tube defects: Folate (folic acid) helps the body form red blood cells.
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The USDA recommends eating five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables per day. Experts say 10 servings a day may seem like a lot, especially for people who don't like the taste, texture, and smell of fruits and vegetables, but there are ways to work them into your routine
Eating whole fruit, it is almost impossible to consume enough fructose to cause harm. Fruits are loaded with fiber, water and have significant chewing resistance. For this reason, most fruits (like apples) take a while to eat and digest, meaning that the fructose hits the liver slowly