How to eat fruits the healthy way

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You need to have fruits the healthy way. When you consume fruits in a processed form or as canned juices, most of the nutrients available in the fresh fruits are lost. For example, the fiber content is entirely lost when you make the fruit into a juice. And potassium, magnesium, zinc and iron are considerably lost out when fruit juices are processed and canned into bottles. There is a healthy way of consuming fruits. Here are general tips which can help you do so

  • Keep the whole some fruits on the table if you are going to consume the same within an hour or so.

The reason being cut fruits can get oxidized. All important nutrients and minerals get wiped out when exposed to the open air or room temperature for long. In that case, it is better, you put fresh fruits in air tight containers or porcelain bowls before you put them in the refrigerator.

  • Seasonal fruits are always fresh and inexpensive. Plus all the flavors and minerals are retained in these fruits better than stored ones.
  • In case you are opting to buy fresh fruits, buy ones that are deep frozen as the nutrients in fruits remain intact.
  • Precut fruits like melons and pineapple chunks need to be consumed immediately upon purchase. Don’t store these for long.

What kind of fruits are ideal during meals?

  1. You can make a healthy breakfast by including fresh apples, bananas or strawberries to oatmeal or corn flakes. These act as a good appetizer and is filling as well. You don’t feel hungry for long.

  2. You can add fresh strawberries and kiwi fruits with low fat yoghurt or cream for a whole some breakfast.

  3. If you are taking meals from an office cafeteria, then you can try your hand with a mix of tangerine, bananas and grapes else you can pick apricots and fresh pineapple chunks from the salad bar. Your appetite is half full and you don’t have a craving to eat double cheese pizzas and fatty burgers.

  4. For dinner, you can try having a glass of fresh orange juice or have a fresh fruit salad with a combination of apples, celery, walnuts and peaches along with a low calorie salad dressing.

As snacks
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You can keep a mix of dried fruits in your desk or bag. Cashews, raisins, dried apricots, blue berries, dried plums, blackberries and walnuts make great crunchy snacks. You can gift attractive dry fruit baskets for Christmas to loved and dear ones.

You can also try adding apple sauce to substitute peanut butter for having along with bread sandwiches. Makes a healthy snack and keeps your appetite full. Similarly high calorific cheese can be substituted with a low calorie variant of mayonnaise.

Add a better twist to eating fruits in order to make it more appealing

You can try making a delicious fruit smoothie with a fat-free or low fat milk or yoghurt and can include fresh frozen fruits like strawberries and peaches. You can also try adding bananas, mangoes or apples for a super creamy smoothie combination.

These are exciting ways and means of eating fruits in a better and also in a healthier way.

 

 

 

 

Excitement and fun over shopping for Christmas fruit baskets

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X’mas time is fun time and you can go gaga over shopping on some unique and explicit varieties of Christmas fruit baskets. Here are some exotic varieties of exclusive fruit hampers to celebrate Christmas. Let’s have a look at 7 awesome varieties of these baskets.

  • Fruity Sensation Fruit Basket

In case you are going to pay a visit to an elderly person’s house may be your grand-dad who is over 70 years old, a pick on our sensational fruity basket is the obvious choice. The hamper consists of apples, oranges, apricots, kiwis and bananas. It adds to the long years of your grand-dad. The basket is elegantly wrapped with a satin and comes with a personalized card. The package is a simple mix of contemporary fruits.

 

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  • Fruit Lovers’ fruit basket

An attractive tray of fruits namely gala apples, bananas, grapes, plums, peaches, kiwis and pomegranates is what makes the fruit basket a lovely Christmas present. If you are going to visit your uncle and aunt, get them the fruit lovers’ hamper with a bottle of home-made wine and it surely can take your loved ones off their feet.

  • Sunnydale Apples’ hamper

A pick of green and red apples along with a bottle of apple cordial drink and some bar chocolates is what makes this hamper an amazing Christmas present. If you want to say hi to your college buddy and wish him/ her a merry Christmas, this exclusive fruit hamper would be the right choice.

  • Mediterranean Snack Gift Basket

The reason why this fruit pack is named “Mediterranean fruit basket” is pretty simple. The hamper contains a mix of dry fruits and seasonal fruits rich in Iron and Vitamin C. Health conscious buddies can definitely go for this one. The pack contains dried apricots, dates, Clementine, pomegranates, apples. If you are going to your personal gym trainer’s house to wish him a merry Christmas the Mediterranean Snack Gift basket would be the ideal choice.

  • Celebration Fruit Basket

An array of fruits namely fresh apples, dates, pears, Clementine, oranges, bananas, kiwis, red grapes and a delicious and yummy Belgium chocolate cake is what makes the gift hamper the most ideal pick for Christmas. You can gift this elegant pack to friends and relatives.

  • Festive fruit Basket

This spectacular hamper contains an array of fruits like pears, papayas, plums, Kiwi, Nectarines, Oranges, Clementine, red & green apples, pomegranate, bananas, Red grapes and Cherries along with a bottle of blackcurrant and apple cordial and a mix of assorted dry fruits. Comes as an exotic package weighing 6 kg and priced at $99.53. You can gift one to your mom and dad who stay in a different town. You can either courier it across or give one to them in person.

  • Fruit and Nut Basket

This awe inspiring package contains almonds, pistachios and cashew-nuts 300gms each plus carefully picked and chosen fruits like mangoes, pears, avocados, plums, peaches, dates, green & golden apples, Clementine, etc. Go in for this ideal pick for yourself or gift one to friends