June seasonal fruit: find out what it is and what its most precious properties are.
The month of June is undoubtedly one of the most loved both because it is full of beautiful days and for the variety of fruits it brings with it. An important aspect, if you consider that eating seasonal foods is good for your health by offering incredible properties and helping you to always eat healthily. Which in this month, thanks to the seasonal fruit of June, is always particularly pleasant due to the many cheerful and sunny colors that can be brought to the table. So let's find out what these seasonal fruits are and, as we have already done for vegetables , what properties they boast.
How to eat seasonal fruit
Choosing to eat seasonal fruit every day is undoubtedly the best way to fully enjoy the many beneficial properties that seasonal foods have more than any other. If we talk about fruit, then, between vitamins and mineral salts, there are so many added benefits and all of them are able to give the right energy which, on the hottest days, prove to be more useful than ever.
Apricots: rich in vitamins
Colorful and soft, apricots are a typically summer fruit and one of the most anticipated of the season.
In addition to being particularly good, they also boast various properties. Among the most important is, without any doubt, the presence of vitamins and minerals of which they are rich. With less than 50 calories per 100 g, apricots indeed offer antioxidant and protective properties for the eyes. Added to this is the invigorating effect they give thanks to the minerals they contain.
They also promote intestinal transit, making them particularly suitable for purification. Finally, they are good for the heart, stimulate the production of melatonin and help fight hypertension. Good on their own or in a fruit salad, they are also excellent in the form of juice or in smoothies.
Peaches: sweet and rich in antioxidants
Peaches are undoubtedly among the most awaited fruits of the summer period.
These are rich in antioxidants which are also found in the peel and are easy to digest. Excellent for counteracting dehydration, they help reduce blood pressure and bad cholesterol. They also have diuretic and laxative properties.
Among other things, peaches are considered real allies of the eyes . In fact, they contain particular antioxidants that protect eyesight from light radiation. Excellent to eat alone with other fruit, they go well with yogurt and / or ice cream.
Medlars: excellent for eyesight
Medlars are known for being very sweet and therefore pleasant for practically everyone.
However, their properties don't stop there. In addition to having less than 50 calories per 100 g, they are in fact rich in vitamins and mineral salts and, among other things, they also boast a certain amount of fibre.
Consuming them helps protect the heart and intestines and all by reducing cholesterol values. Skin friends, they support the kidneys and, if in the form of a decoction, they are among the cough remedies . Good both on their own and in desserts, in some cases they can also be a good ingredient for particular side dishes to which they give a sweet and fresh taste at the same time.
Plums: friends of the intestine
Even plums are fully included among the fruit of June. Rich in vitamins, they boast in particular the presence of vitamin A , which makes them among the most antioxidant fruits.
The fiber intake is also important and means that they are also friends of the intestine, regulating its transit and ability to purify itself from waste. Diuretic, they are able to stimulate the nervous system and relieve states of mental fatigue. They are also good for the liver and all with only 35 calories per 100 grams. Excellent in yoghurt, they are obviously also good at the end of a meal or to satisfy hunger during the day.
Cherries: sweet and rich in antioxidant properties
Among the most loved fruits there are certainly cherries. Small, colorful and sweet enough to give a good mood, they are in fact also beneficial .
In addition to boasting antioxidant properties, they are rich in fiber and therefore friendly to the intestines. They also help keep blood cholesterol levels low and are good for the liver.
Particularly useful against joint pain , they satiate quickly enough. Since they bring about 60 calories per 100 g, they are also indicated if you are on a diet. They are good for the heart, they help to detoxify and purify themselves and they sweeten sweets and various preparations in a natural way. Obviously, however, it is advisable to consume them raw.
Strawberries: sweet and with anti-inflammatory properties
Among the most popular foods of the spring / summer season are strawberries . With just over 30 calories per 100 grams they are in fact colorful and sweet to the right point.
Among the main properties they boast anti-inflammatory and antioxidant ones. They also have a mild draining power, which makes them excellent for those who want to purify themselves. They prevent dental plaque and heart disease and are rich in iodine, which makes them among the foods considered friends of the thyroid.
Excellent to eat on their own, they go well with yogurt and cream and are able to give flavor to desserts. Nonetheless, in order to fully enjoy their properties, it is advisable to consume them raw.
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