Fruit Nutrition Facts

Fruit is very nutritious and has many health benefits.

Studies have shown that fruit (and vegetables) can help prevent:

  • heart disease
  • stroke
  • 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.