We get this question many times from potential clients, new clients and even old clients who are still unsure because they are constantly reading and hearing from others around them (friends, family, media) that fruits are bad for them because they are high in sugar and because they are high in sugar they cause all types of health problems and make you susceptible to fat gain and obesity. These are legitimate concerns so hopefully our old blog article can help shed some light on this controversial topic that will provide more references to learn from and why we recommend and love fruit. Do not just take our word for it, always do your own research and come to your own conclusions.
YES, fruits are good for you!
Choosing foods that support and help life flourish, rather than drain life, is an ultimate guide to explore and follow through. While there are countless options for food choices, we must consider our individual needs vary and what benefits one may prove detrimental to another. Therefore, It is essential we pay close attention to our bodily signals to determine what choices are appropriate for us and make adjustments accordingly.
“Generally, fruits, roots, and tubers provide a high concentration of nutrients along with low concentrations of toxic antimetabolic substances.” — Raymond Peat, PhD. (Vegetables, etc.—Who Defines Food?)
Ripe fruits are one of the most appropriate foods available on Earth for humans. They are loaded with vitamins and minerals and energy in the form of sugars that are easily digestible along with a satisfying sweet taste. In turn, the fruits get seed dispersal.
Read more by clicking the link below!
1. Are FRUITS good for you? by Green Rocks Fitness (Gregory Taper)
2. Sugar: Sucrose, fructose and glucose – Part 1 and Part 2 by EastWest Healing
3. Can You Lose Weight by Eating Fruit in Your Diet by EastWest Healing
4. Sugar | Carbohydrates: Reference Page