How to Add Fruits to Your Daily Diet?

It is well known that fruits are one of the healthiest foods. As our festival add color to our life, likewise fruits add color to our plate. But for many people, fruits can be very boring as compared to other foods when offered.

How to Add Fruits to Your Daily Diet?

  • Always remember to wash fresh fruits before use.
  • Raw fruits are easy to carry and can be consumed anywhere. You could also use them as toppings for desserts and they usually require minimum effort and preparation.
  • Add chopped fruit to the salads. It makes the salad nutritious and delicious.
  • Make an interesting fruit salad with toppings like lemon juice, orange juice, cinnamon, ginger, mint, basil, parsley, coriander, roasted nuts, seed, etc.
  • Makes a fruit pudding.
  • Add fruits to different dips and sandwiches.
  • By eliminating high-fat and high-sugar foods from the diet, it will be easier to acquire a taste for fruits.
  • Always take a fruit while leaving the house.
  • Learn new recipes and inculcate plenty of fruits in them.

Eating fruits for health is the last thing many people do. We eat approximately three large meals a day, so it is best to space out the fruit servings in between, and therefore, no extra effort/thinking will be required to make fruits a part of your daily diet.

How to Add Fruits to Your Daily Diet

And for others, buying fruits is like burning big holes in their pockets. The following steps can help us solve the problem:

How to Buy Fresh Fruits?

• Purchase fresh when it fits the budget and timing. Consume them in a week’s time to avoid rotting or lessening nutritional value.

• Buy fruits in small quantities and consume them quickly.

• Purchase frozen fruits only when fresh fruits are not available. Frozen fruits are frozen very quickly after harvest and hold many nutrients. They have a longer shelf life and can be cooked easily.

• Canned fruits can be purchased to stock up the pantry, but before that, read the labels carefully. Canned fruits are usually packed in syrup that loads up extra calories and sugar. Choose canned fruits that are packed in water or juice instead.

• Purchase only 100 percent fruit juice (without added sugar) when you are at a place where fruits are not available. Juice lacks fiber but it still has the other nutrients.

How to Save Money on Fruits?

• Shop at a local farmers’ market, which has local and fresh produce that is priced reasonably.

• Buy seasonal fruits.

• Start a small kitchen garden. Many fruits like strawberries, tomatoes, mulberry, figs, etc. can also be grown in pots.

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