Fruit is packed with vitamins to keep the body healthy
3 of our 5 a day should be eaten at work, healthy fruit will help employees feel happier. Here are just some of the benefits you and your employees will gain from eating fruit:
Good for the bowel, weight loss and provide nutrients that regulate heart rhythm, they have vitamin compounds for eye health and gives you extra energy.
Reduce the risk of hypertension (high blood pressure). Blueberries contain antioxidants, which work to neutralize free radicals linked to the development of cancer.
Apples and Pears:
Can help reduce the risk of developing cancer, diabetes and potentially reduce the risk of having a stroke by 52%, they also give you extra energy throughout the day.
Are full of vitamin C, which is well known as an immunity booster, as well as a powerful a fast working antioxidant, which helps prevent cataracts
The glycemic index (GI) Is a number associated with a particular type of food that indicates the food's effect on a person's blood glucose level (also called blood sugar).
A value of 100 represents the standard, an equivalent amount of pure glucose.
The GI represents the total rise in a person's blood sugar level following consumption of the food; it may or may not represent the rapidity of the rise in blood sugar. The steepness of the rise can be influenced by a number of other factors, such as the quantity of fat eaten with the food. The following guide may be useful to someone who needs to monitor their blood sugar such as diabetics:
|Low Glycemic Index|
|Peach, canned in natural juice||30|
|Medium Glycemic Index|
|High Glycemic Index|
Fruit Sugar Chart
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