Summer is the season when a lot of people experience skin problems and even get sick. A high rate of the population gets affected by the heat and people are reported dead a lot of time due to the rising heat. There are many ways to avoid heat and make thing better. In the summers, fruits are one of the greatest sources of energy and many healthy nutrients. From dark coloured fruits to there are a high possibility of nutrients and antioxidants and the deeper the shades, the higher the antioxidant content. The purple colour can be attributed to the presence of an antioxidant called anthocyanin. Here are some Summer fruits which are nutritious as well as a saviour from the heat.
Jamun: Jamun is one of the interesting food out of all. The colour of the fruit is purple and its purplish colour is what makes it different from other foods. Jamun also is known as jamu, jambol or Jawa plum is also called the ‘Fruit of Gods’. It’s sweet and sour and also has an astringent flavour. It’s not only nutritious, but also very refreshing.
Jamuns are full of potassium which is good for the heart and it has vitamin C in it which helps you in the betterment of the immune system. The antioxidants fight the free radical damage. Helps lower blood sugar and also aids weight loss. Promote bowel movement and helps relieve constipation.
Phalsa: They are very common in the season of summer, it is tangy as well as sweet in taste and is purplish by nature. It acts as a cooling agent and has a lot of medical advantages. It gives nutrients like calcium, iron, magnesium, riboflavin, vitamin A and vitamin C, alongside antioxidants like anthocyanins, tannins, and flavonoids. They help in the treatment of problems like asthma, bronchitis, cold, anaemia, acidity, indigestion, urinary problems, etc. It is anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti-carcinogenic. Help treat skin ailments like eczema, pimples, acne, and dryness.
Plums: Plums are juicy and fun to eat but on the other hand, Plums carry a great advantage when it comes to tackling the summer season as well some of the problems. Scientists say that antioxidants provide protection against breast and oral cancer. The fruit has isatin and sorbitol which help relieve constipation. The fruit also helps in controlling the blood sugar level and cholesterol too. Strengthen the immune system due to the presence of Vitamin C