Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Rooty tooty. Still fruity.

Why are fruits healthy? Good question.

Carotoids in Fruits.

Beta Carotene in Mango, cantaloupe, apricots, papaya, kiwi, pumpkins

good for slowing aging process, reduces risk of cancer, reduces complication associated with diabetes.

Lycopene Watermelon and grapefruit

reduces risk of prostate cancer and heart disease

Flavonoids in Fruits

Anthocyanin, hesperidin, resveratrol, quercetin, tangeritine, phenolic compounds, ellagic acid


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