2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART J
The nutritive and health benefits of fresh raw fruits VS fruit juices
Author(s): Monica Gautam and Dr. Vandana Gupta
Fruits in terms of functional classification are placed under the “ protective foods” category.Fruits are rich source of nutrients like vitamins, minerals, trace elements, energy and phytochemicals including flavonoids, polyphenols and antioxidants that have varied health benefits. A fruit juice offers both good health and profound disease risk reduction properties. Juices help to maintain the body’s acid-base balance, regulate the functioning of the sweat glands to reduce endocrine acidic waste, preventing skin erosion, making skin white, soft, smooth, delicate, and flexible, and to delay skin ageing. Hence, of late, there has been a growing interest in the therapeutic value of fruit juices and this paper is an attempt to throw light of the health benefits of 6 most regularly consumed fruit and fruit juices.
How to cite this article:
Monica Gautam, Dr. Vandana Gupta. The nutritive and health benefits of fresh raw fruits VS fruit juices. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):616-619.