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Low in calories, this fruit found only in summer is perfect for strengthening bones

“Low in calories, this fruit that is only found in summer is perfect for strengthening bones”

Summer is coming and with it, the arrival of a wide variety of seasonal fruits. One of them in particular is perfect for strengthening your bones. Eating it this summer will only do you good.

With summer which arrives, it is also the start of the fruit season par excellence. The ideal time to savor some of them that are not available the rest of the year. In addition to their tasty taste, they can be good nutrients for the body. One of them is particularly recommended. for its health benefits. 

First of all, it is one of the lowest calorie fruits, particularly because it is full of sugar. of water. Its sugar content is much lower than other fruits. Conversely, its contribution of vitamins C and E, which contribute to the proper functioning of the immune system, is very It is also rich in manganese, an element which is involved in the synthesis of collagen. The latter is essential in the solidity of the device. bones and joints. 

A 100g portion of this fruit can cover 70% of the daily manganese needs. It even has beneficial properties. anti-inflammatories: with its potassium and magnesium content, this fruit helps to improve skin health. relax the muscles. This berry also promotes intestinal transit, allowing better digestion. And this fruit with many virtues is the ripe, which is in peak season from the end of July to mid-July. October.

Low in calories, this fruit found only in summer is perfect for strengthening bones

A study published in the European Journal of Nutrition has notably demonstratedé that adults can have a protective effect on the brain, fighting in particular against cognitive aging. Its daily consumption can thus help   prevent certain diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's. Its content of anthocyanins, pigments which give the dark color, also contributes to its appearance. reduce the risks of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

"The interest of motherhood is that it brings great variety& oacute;summer antioxidants which act in synergy, there is no competition between them, explains dietician Caroline Gayet & agrave; Top health.

Be careful, if you buy berries, you must eat them quickly. They can only be kept for 2 à 3 days in the baccalaureate vegetables from the refrigerator. If you buy them in a supermarket, make sure they are intact and not crushed. They can nevertheless be frozen: “Freezing and cooking do not alter the antioxidant levels, except' ; for sensitive vitamin C à the heat", warns ­Caroline Gayet.

It remains preferable to consume raw berries to benefit from all their benefits. If you prefer to collect them in the wild, do not pick them too low to avoid them being damaged. soiled or affected by animal urine. It is even recommended to rinse them before consumption.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116