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5 fruits to include in your diet this rainy season

During the rainy season we are more susceptible to various illnesses and diseases like flu, skin infection, fever, malaria, etc., and if your immune system is not strong enough to fight off these diseases you will fall ill. Including certain fruits in your meals will prevent you from getting sick throughout this season because they contain high nutrients and substances that keep you looking fresh and healthy. Here are 5 fruits you must add to your diet this rainy season.

Berries
Berries help to increase the brain function by reducing oxidative damage affecting the brain cells and promote a high memory level (You can find them at Masha, Surulere, underbridge, near GTBank). After exercising and going about your daily activities, berries are a good choice to help reduce muscle damage, keep you strong and increase flexibility.

Apples
Can you remember what our teachers/parents used to say to us? – “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. This is so true because Apple has numerous health benefits. They contain fiber and vitamin C and are low in calorie. Eating apple during the rainy season will keep you illness-free. It lowers cholesterol. Their antioxidants properties help to reduce asthmatic attack and prevent various cancers. Also, its Antiviral properties help fight viruses and bacteria that threaten the health of the teeth.

Guava
This fruit is rich in vitamins and other disease-fighting properties. Vitamins A, C, and E are antioxidants that help increase resistance to cold and nasal congestion. It also helps to fight cancer with the presence of lycopene. Vitamin B-complex present in Guava helps in brain development. It also aids in improving the skin, treating diarrhea and dysentery. Guava can be eaten raw or taking as a juice or puree.

Pears
This super fruit is an exceptional way of preventing cough and colds from occurring during the rainy seasons. Its cooling compounds helps in energizing the lungs and keeping its environment moist and free from bacteria.

These fruits may appear common in our eyes but they are a sure bet when it comes to applying cheap means to prevent illness and infection especially during the rainy season because of their excellent body health improving properties.

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