More Healthy Fruit Choice Suggestions

Here are some more healthy choices for fruits that you and your kids can enjoy guilt free! These fruits are just as nutritious frozen as well.

Papayas contain papain, an enzyme that helps digestion. Furthermore their generous vitamin A content aids in maintaining the health of the skin. T he shiny black seeds inside the papaya is edible and has a sharp, spicy flavor that is very similar to pepper. You can add them to salad dressing!

Prunes are a source of the mineral boron, which may help prevent osteoporosis. Prunes also impart a mild laxative effect due to their high content of a natural sugar called sorbitol. Prunes are being marketed as 'dried plums' in some places in the U.S. to make them sound more appealing.

Raspberries are rich in ellagic acid, an antioxidant that may help prevent cancer – especially cervical cancer. Studies in animals have led researchers to believe that raspberries may also help treat esophageal and colon cancer.

Strawberries are rich in several antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory properties, including helping to prevent atherosclerosis (hardened arteries) and to suppress the progression of cancerous tumours. The flavour and colour of strawberries is enhanced by balsamic vinegar. For a really yummy dessert, drizzle balsamic vinegar over ripe strawberries and serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream

Watermelon is 92 per cent water (so you know they gave the fruit the right name. It’s a great addition to any weight-loss diet because it is low in calories and satisfies the sweet tooth. Watermelon rinds and seeds are both edible. Roasted, seasoned seeds make a great snack food, and the juicy rind can be stir-fried, stewed, or pickled.