Healthiest Fruits on The Planet

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Fruits and Berries

Fruits and berries are among the world’s most popular health foods.

This is not surprising, given that they taste incredible. Fruits are also very easy to incorporate into the diet, because they require little to no preparation.

Apples

An apple is a sweet, edible fruit produced by an apple tree. Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, is still found today

Nutrition FactsAppleApple juice, unsweetened apples, boiled apples, microwaved apples, peeledMcDonald’s Apple DippersApple

Amount Per 100 grams1 extra small (2-1/2″ dia) (101 g)1 cup slices (109 g)1 cup, quartered or chopped (125 g)1 small (2-3/4″ dia) (149 g)1 medium (3″ dia) (182 g)1 large (3-1/4″ dia) (223 g)1 NLEA serving (242 g)100 grams
Calories 52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.2 g0%
Saturated fat 0 g0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 1 mg0%
Potassium 107 mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 14 g4%
Dietary fiber 2.4 g9%
Sugar 10 g
Protein 0.3 g0%
Vitamin A1%Vitamin C7%
Calcium0%Iron0%
Vitamin D0%Vitamin B-60%
Cobalamin0%Magnesium1%
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

The apple is high in fiber, vitamin C and numerous antioxidants. Apples are very fulfilling, and perfect as snacks if you find yourself hungry between meals.

Avocados

The avocado, a tree with probable origin in South Central Mexico, is classified as a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae. The fruit of the plant also called an avocado, is botanically a large berry containing a single large seed

Nutrition Facts: Avocados, California Avocados, Florida Avocados

Amount Per 100 grams1 cup, sliced (146 g)1 cup, cubes (150 g)1 avocado, NS as to Florida or California (201 g)1 cup, pureed (230 g)100 grams
Calories 160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15 g23%
Saturated fat 2.1 g10%
Polyunsaturated fat 1.8 g
Monounsaturated fat 10 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 7 mg0%
Potassium 485 mg13%
Total Carbohydrate 9 g3%
Dietary fiber 7 g28%
Sugar 0.7 g
Protein 2 g4%
Vitamin A2%Vitamin C16%
Calcium1%Iron3%
Vitamin D0%Vitamin B-615%
Cobalamin0%Magnesium7%
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Avocados are different than most fruits because they are loaded with healthy fats instead of carbs. They are creamy, tasty and high in fiber, potassium and vitamin C.

Bananas

A banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called “plantains”, distinguishing them from dessert bananas.

Nutrition Facts: Bananas

Amount Per 1 extra small (less than 6″ long) (81 g)100 grams1 small (6″ to 6-7/8″ long) (101 g)1 medium (7″ to 7-7/8″ long) (118 g)1 NLEA serving (126 g)1 large (8″ to 8-7/8″ long) (136 g)1 cup, sliced (150 g)1 extra large (9″ or longer) (152 g)1 cup, mashed (225 g)100 grams
Calories 89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3 g0%
Saturated fat 0.1 g0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 1 mg0%
Potassium 358 mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 23 g7%
Dietary fiber 2.6 g10%
Sugar 12 g
Protein 1.1 g2%
Vitamin A1%Vitamin C14%
Calcium0%Iron1%
Vitamin D0%Vitamin B-620%
Cobalamin0%Magnesium6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Bananas are among the world’s best sources of potassium. They are also high in vitamin B6 and fiber. Bananas are ridiculously convenient and portable.

Blueberries

Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with blue– or purple–colored berries. They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Vaccinium also includes cranberries, bilberries, and huckleberries.

Nutrition Facts: Blueberries, Alaska Blueberries

Amount Per 50 berries (68 g)100 grams1 cup (148 g)100 grams
Calories 57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3 g0%
Saturated fat 0 g0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 1 mg0%
Potassium 77 mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 14 g4%
Dietary fiber 2.4 g9%
Sugar 10 g
Protein 0.7 g1%
Vitamin A1%Vitamin C16%
Calcium0%Iron1%
Vitamin D0%Vitamin B-65%
Cobalamin0%Magnesium1%
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Blueberries are not only delicious but also among the most powerful sources of antioxidants in the world.

Oranges

The orange is the fruit of the citrus species Citrus × sinensis in the family Rutaceae. It is also called sweet orange, to distinguish it from the related Citrus × aurantium, referred to as bitter orange. The sweet orange reproduces asexually; varieties of sweet orange arise through mutations.

Nutrition Facts: Orange, Florida Orange, Navel Orange

Amount Per 1 small (2-3/8″ dia) (96 g)100 grams1 fruit (2-5/8″ dia) (131 g)1 cup, sections (180 g)1 large (3-1/16″ dia) (184 g)100 grams
Calories 47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1 g0%
Saturated fat 0 g0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 0 mg0%
Potassium 181 mg5%
Total Carbohydrate 12 g4%
Dietary fiber 2.4 g9%
Sugar 9 g
Protein 0.9 g1%
Vitamin A4%Vitamin C88%
Calcium4%Iron0%
Vitamin D0%Vitamin B-65%
Cobalamin0%Magnesium2%
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Oranges are well known for their vitamin C content. They are also high in fiber, antioxidants and taste incredible.

Strawberries

The garden strawberry is a widely grown hybrid species of the genus Fragaria, collectively known as the strawberries. It is cultivated worldwide for its fruit. The fruit is widely appreciated for its characteristic aroma, bright red color, juicy texture, and sweetness.

Nutrition Facts: Strawberries

Amount Per 1 small (1″ dia) (7 g)1 medium (1-1/4″ dia) (12 g)1 large (1-3/8″ dia) (18 g)1 extra large (1-5/8″ dia) (27 g)100 grams1 cup, whole (144 g)1 NLEA serving (147 g)1 cup, halves (152 g)1 cup, sliced (166 g)1 cup, pureed (232 g)1 pint as purchased, yields (357 g)100 grams
Calories 33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.3 g0%
Saturated fat 0 g0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg0%
Sodium 1 mg0%
Potassium 153 mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 8 g2%
Dietary fiber 2 g8%
Sugar 4.9 g
Protein 0.7 g1%
Vitamin A0%Vitamin C97%
Calcium1%Iron2%
Vitamin D0%Vitamin B-60%
Cobalamin0%Magnesium3%
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Strawberries are highly nutritious, and are low in both carbs and calories.

They are loaded with vitamin C, fiber and manganese, and are arguably among the most delicious foods in existence.

Other Healthy Fruits

There are many other healthy fruits and berries that aren’t listed here.

Some examples: Cherries, grapes, grapefruit, kiwi, lemons, mango, melons, olives, peaches, pears, pineapples, plums and raspberries.

Eat Healthy and Stay Healthy 🙂 🙂

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