Fruit Nutrition Facts
Fruit is very nutritious and has many health benefits.
Studies have shown that fruit (and vegetables) can help prevent:
- heart disease
- cancer (some types)
- diverticulitis (intestinal ailment), cataract and macular degeneration (common causes of loss of vision)
- cataract and macular degeneration (common causes of loss of vision)
Fruit can also help control blood pressure and cholesterol.
Generally, fruit can be a great source of dietary fiber and energy. The following list provides more detail about the nutrition facts regarding various types of fruit.