15 Fruit And Veg You Should Be Eating

24th May 2017

By MACROS | Published on May 24, 2017

We’ve always been told to eat our fruit and veg by our parents. Carrots are supposed to help up see in the dark and an apple a day will keep the doctor away, but what do these magical foods actually do and which are the best?


One mango provides 5g of fiber, as well as potassium, magnesium, calcium, and huge doses of vitamins A and C.



One ½ cup of pomegranate seeds provides lots of potassium, magnesium, fiber, and vitamins B-1, B-2, B-6, C, E, and K.



In just one cup you’ll get more vitamin K and C than you need in a day and other vital minerals like potassium, calcium and selenium.



Oranges are excellent sources of vitamins A and C, beta-carotene, and minerals such as potassium and calcium.



Brussels sprouts

It is rich in sulfurcontaining nutrients that enhance your body’s detox systems, and offers plenty of fiber to aid digestion.



They’re delicious but also high in vitamins C and K, and have a healthy amount of folate. One cup of raspberries also provides 8g of dietary fiber.


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They’re high in fiber, niacin, and vitamins A, B-3, B-6, C, and K. It is also antioxidant rich. 



One cup of avocado has 10g of dietary fiber, 42 per cent of your daily value of vitamin B-5, and 35 per cent of your vitamin K. Plus huge doses of vitamin C and potassium. 



Bell pepper

High in vitamin C, and are also great sources of vitamin B-6, vitamin A, folate, and fiber



It has tons of vitamin K, and is also a great source of copper, fiber, potassium, calcium and vitamin B-6, and even some omega-3 fatty acid. 



Spinach’s dark color means it’s full of phytochemicals that have anti-infl ammatory properties. 



Research found people who ate two kiwi every day for six weeks had a more positive outlook. 


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Budget-friendly lentils supply lean protein and a wide berth of other must-have nutrients


Wheat germ

An overlooked source for a range of nutrients like thiamin, phosphorus, vitamin B-6 and zinc



Artichoke is high in dietary fiber, folic acid, and vitamin C. It’s also one of the best vegetable sources of vitamin K.15


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