Beyond mangoes: Nutritionist lists 3 healthy fruits you should eat daily in summer

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New Delhi: Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals fruits are said to be an imperative part of a balanced, healthy diet. And in summer, this group of foods are nothing short of a saviour as they are refreshing and also weight loss-friendly. During the warm months, mangoes become the daily favourite – across its varieties, mangoes are enjoyed as is or in the form of a mango shake or pies or ice-creams. However, there are other fruits too that are just as delicious and offer several health benefits. According to a nutritionist, there are 3 fruits that one must eat every day to dodge chronic and acute conditions, and also for weight management purposes.

Cherries: Cherries have an appealing texture and flavour that make them a favourite of many. This berry also has phytochemicals, potassium, fibre and vitamin C. They are said to be some of the best for post-workout recovery and are also associated with a low risk of dealing with gout attacks, thanks to high phenolic levels that fight inflammation. One cup of fresh cherries can do the trick.
Oranges: One of the best sources of vitamin C, oranges are affordable, delicious and incredibly healthy. This fruit is also loaded with fibre and flavonoids that improve heart health and aid hydration. This food can up the daily water intake without the need for drinking water all day long. Experts say that this fruit can also work wonders to boost immunity.
Blackberries: Blackberries are sources of antioxidants that pack vitamin C, fibre and are also great for reducing cancer risk and improving digestive health too. They are rich in anthocyanins, that fight inflammation and are also low in carbs and calories. They are excellent for weight management as well. Nutritionists also recommend eating one daily serving of berries, fresh or frozen and even dried if possible.

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