What are the benefits of fruits, especially fruits that grow in tropical Indonesia? Fruits are generally a source of vitamins, minerals, unsaturated fats, fiber your body needs for digestion, and various other properties such as beta carotene.

Call it a typical tropical fruit, like papaya, tangerines, bananas, mangoes marionette, and avocado. Rows of this fruit contains vitamins A, B, C, as well as calcium and iron. Not only that, typical of tropical fruits that are easily found all around you this, rich in variety and nutritional properties.

Papaya
Source of vitamins A, B, C, calcium, iron, fiber and treat digestive properties, as urine and antiamuba peluruh.

Orange
Source of vitamins A, B, C, calcium, iron, with properties to prevent canker sores, increases stamina, and increases the appetite.

Banana
Source of vitamins A, B, C, calcium, minerals (phosphorus and potassium), carbohydrates, by virtue overcome constipation, and fruit that are safe for consumption because of low cholesterol and fat.

Carambola
Source of vitamins C, A, minerals (phosphorus) with high blood pressure lowering properties.

Watermelon
Source of vitamins C, A nutritious overcome excessive sweating, and treating kidney and prostate inflammation.

A number of other fruits like pineapple, as an efficacious anti-inflammatory and mild analgesic, and heal the sprain or dislocate. While the mangosteen fruit, nutritious overcome cough, tonsillitis, hemorrhoids, and dysentery.

Typical local fruit such as sapodilla, bark, and guava become a source of minerals that contain iron. In mineral resources with the content of phosphorus can also be met from the melon, soursop, and avocado.

Avocados, other than vitamins C, A, and minerals, is also a source of unsaturated fat (the fat content as much as 50-70 percent). No saturated fat or fat the body needs essential for the development of cell membranes. Even more optimal child growth and development with an adequate intake of essential fats, including the avocado.

Unfortunately, as domestic producers of varieties of tropical fruits, fruit consumption in Indonesia is still low. Director of Directorate of Fruit Farming, Ir Winny Dian Wibawa, MSc, mention of fruit consumption in Indonesia is only 32.67 kilograms per capita (per person) within a year. Whereas the FAO standard FBB fruit consumption of a country ideally 65 kilograms per capita per year.

“The purchasing power of people who are still low into the factors causing the lack of fruit consumption in Indonesia,” said Winny, in commemoration of World Fruit and July 1.

Practically, ideally one person should consume 10 servings of fruit (see 10 pieces that are safe for consumption) of different types and colors, each day. If not used, try to at least five servings of fruits (see measure servings of fruit) every day.

If the habit of eating fruit is served, it seems all the diseases can be avoided. Although there are certain fruits that actually have an impact unhealthy for the body, such as durian cooked with alcohol content is too high.



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