Summer brings a lot of joy and one of the best parts is that we can eat a lot of delicious seasonal fruits, with tons of benefits for your health. For example, consuming 2-3 servings of fruits daily is one of the best ways to improve your diet and overall health!
Still, some of you might be worried about sugar, but this shouldn’t stop you from enjoying fresh fruits, as long as you make the best choices. Whether you eat them as such, in a salad or in a smoothie, juice or even home-made ice cream, they are the perfect dessert for a great silhouette.
It was hard, but we managed to put together a list with some of the best fruits to eat during summer. Let’s see what we have for you…
With over 20 vitamins and minerals, mango is definitely one of the best fruits to eat during summer. Only a portion provides the daily dose of vitamin C, which strengthens the immune system, maintains healthy gums and teeth and helps stimulate collage nproduction.
Besides all these, it’s an excellent source of fiber, helping to maintain a low level of glucose and to induce satiety.
Another great dessert for the summer, with a lot of benefits for your body, the most important being the ability to hydrate. Good for quenching thirst, hypocaloric and very diuretic, a portion of melon has just 50 calories! Even more, it contains fiber, vitamin C and beta-carotene.
With 88% water and rich in potassium, it’s recommended for fighting against water retention. At the same time, it favors the elimination of toxins and stimulates the kidney system.
The latest entry in our top with the best foods to eat during summer evokes perfectly the ambiance of this season. Peaches are great in June and July, a single portion being enough to cover your daily vitamin C needs.
Although they’re three quarters water, these fruits contain not less than 10 vitamins, C, E and K, as well as other 6 types of vitamin B. With just 60 calories, an average peach also contains more than 20 micronutrients, including fiber and antioxidants, with anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory effects.