How Stone Fruits Can Prevent Diabetes, Boost Collagen, and Help You Lose Weight
[Prevention, 3/18/19] These juicy gems can help lower your blood pressure, keep your weight in check, and more.
Nothing says summer like sweet, juicy stone fruits. From peaches and cherries to plums and mangoes, these mouth-watering fruits can turn any meal into a sweet treat. Best of all, you can feel good about eating them since they pack a serious nutrient punch.
Indeed, stone fruits are rich in inflammation-fighting phytonutrients, which can help protect your health and even fight the signs of aging. Fun fact: They’re also what give stone fruits their vibrant yellow, orange, red, and purple hues.
But what is a stone fruit, exactly? Stone fruits get their name from the fact that they all have a pit (or stone) in the center. Another fun fact: The stone itself isn’t a seed. The fruit’s seed is inside the stone. Most stone fruits are at their peak during the summer, but frozen options are available year-round.
Keep reading to learn the health benefits of stone fruits, plus delicious ways you can enjoy them…..
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