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4 Surprising Benefits of Eating Fruit

There should be nothing surprising about the benefits of eating fruit, yet many people don’t consume them enough in their diets.

If you fall into the group of people who don’t eat much fruit, you might want to reconsider your eating habits after learning about these surprising benefits of eating fruits.

“Eating fruit is a really good idea,” says Dr Mike Israetel, PhD in Sport Physiology and cofounder of Renaissance Periodization.

Surprising Benefits of Eating Fruit

  1. Low calorie density
  2. High satiety level
  3. Full of micronutrients
  4. Appeases sweet tooth cravings

Low calorie density

You can eat fruit on basically any kind of diet and/or training phase.

High satiety level

They provide you with a lot of fullness for the amount of calories they bring in.

Full of micronutrients

Fruits are full of micronutrients such as vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and fibre.

Sweet tooth medicine

Especially when you’re on a diet, fruits can appease sweet cravings.

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plate full of micronutrientsSource: Brenda Godinez on Unsplash

How to add fruit to your diet

Make sure you’re consuming fresh fruit as these benefits apply less and less the more you process the ingredient (for example pre-made orange juice).

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