Fruit contains an abundance of essential nutrients as well as vitamins, minerals, enzymes and antioxidants as well as complex carbohydrates to ensure your kids have a well-rounded diet that supplies all their nutritional needs. By incorporating a good variety of fruit, including Queen Garnet Plums in your diet, you will reduce the risks of developing some of the common diseases that afflict people who have a restricted diet of mainly processed foods.
The top ten fruits your kids should be eating regularly are:
All types of berries including raspberries, blueberries, blackberries loganberries boysenberries, strawberries, and cherries contain large amounts of antioxidants and a good selection of nutrients. Berries keep well frozen and can be blended fresh or frozen to make great smoothies.
Are delicious and one of nature most healthy fruits, they will keep kids strong and healthy. Compounds like pectin a soluble dietary fiber for good gut health and boron for strong bones and teeth as well as nutrients that protect kids from cancers respiratory and vision disorders.
Bananas are rich in complex carbohydrates for a great source of energy, vitamin B6, which helps kids nervous systems and to keep skin healthy. Potassium from bananas keeps muscles like the heart strong, regular and healthy. When excess bananas are getting a bit ripe peel and freeze them to use later. A great ice-cream is made with just blended frozen bananas.
4. Oranges and Lemons
There is enough vitamin C in an orange to last a kid two days as well as beta carotene along with other carotenoids. All citrus contains a range of vitamins to help ward off coughs and colds. They also contain soluble fiber that helps to lower bad cholesterol and remove toxins.
5. Queen Garnet Plums
Queen Garnet Plums from Queensland are available nationwide and all year round Not only are they super tasty, but they are a real superfood, providing antioxidative protection and a high nutrient profile.
Peaches contain flavonoid which helps fight cancer, beta carotene that kids bodies convert to Vitamin A, lots of Vitamin C and potassium to reduce kidney disease as well as other minerals and vitamins.
The complex carbohydrates in grapes are digested slowly giving energy and a feeling of being full for longer and they also contain a healthy variety of antioxidants and resveratrol that provides protection against a range of viral and fungal infections.
Fresh Queensland pineapple is a great source of bromelain and manganese for growing bones and strength.
Known as the king of fruits for its flavor and because of all its nutrients and antioxidants like isoquercitrin, astragalin, methylgallat and others, such as gallic acid which help to protect kids from a range of cancers including leukemia.
One of the best sources of healthy fatty acids and vitamin E as well as vitamin B6 needed for producing kids' energy. Together the nutrients in avocados help maintain red blood cells and protect other cell membranes
Eating a wide variety of fresh fruit daily is the best way to ensure your kids physical and mental health. Spending a little more on high quality foods pays off with reduced medical bills and happy contented and healthy kids.