Pros' Healthiest Fruits

Amy Gorin, MS, RDN, owner of Plant Based with Amy, says avocados are growing in popularity and are used in smoothies and freeze-dried snacks.

Blueberries are healthful and simple to snack on. Burgess says a one-cup portion of blueberries has four grams of fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese, and anthocyanins, a phytonutrient.

Don't underestimate the modest apple! Research suggests apples may decrease cholesterol and support a healthy heart due to their fiber and polyphenol content.

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Neuropath Dr. Breanna Guan calls raspberries the finest fruit for skin and hormones. These vitamin C-rich berries stimulate collagen formation and defend against aging skin by quenching free radicals and preventing oxidative stress and damage, she explains.

 Their naturally excellent packaging makes them convenient for kids and athletes to enjoy on-the-go. “Bananas are high in carbs and deliver energy quickly.

 This vitamin C-rich drink won't affect your blood sugar to start the day. Lemon is a cleaning fruit that decreases inflammation and aids digestion. 

Guan believes watermelons are nature's electrolyte drink—sweet and hydrating. The fruit may be eaten several ways. “Sliced watermelon may be frozen and blended for a cool smoothie or brought to a hot afternoon outdoor event. 

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