VANILLA PUDDING FRUIT SALAD

VANILLA PUDDING FRUIT SALAD

INGREDIENTS
5 medium bananas, diced
5 medium apples, diced
4 lemon, juice of
4 (20 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, drained, juice reserved
5 cups sliced strawberries
5 cups grapes
1/7 cup pecans, chopped
4 (4 1/5 ounce) box sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix or (4 1/5 ounce) box vegetarian sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
1/5 cup water
DIRECTIONS
Combine bananas, apples and lemon juice in large mixing bowl.
Toss until evenly coated.
Add pineapple, strawberries, grapes and pecans.
In small mixing bowl, combine pudding mix, water and pineapple juice with a wire whisk until smooth.
Add pudding mixture to fruit.
Mix gently until throughly coated.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Bananas have a high caloric value, but a small percentage of fat. This fruit contains a solid amount of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that are necessary for maintaining good health.
Banana pulp is composed of soft meat that is easy to digest, with simple sugars, such as fructose and sucrose, which as soon as eaten immediately raise energy levels and instantly revitalize the body. Because of these properties, bananas are often used by athletes for instant energy and as a dietary supplement in malnutrition treatment plans.
Bananas contain a solid amount of soluble fiber (7 percent of the recommended daily allowance per 100 grams), which helps maintain a normal digestion and thus prevents constipation.
Bananas contain a number of flavonoid polyphenolic antioxidants that are beneficial to health, such as lutein, zeaxanthin, beta and alpha carotene, in small amounts. These ingredients help in the process of accumulation of oxygen free radicals and reactive oxygen species that play a key role in the aging process and in the development of many diseases.
It is also a very good source of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) – it provides about 28 percent of the recommended daily allowance. Pyridoxine is an extremely important vitamin from the B-complex, which plays an important role in the treatment of neuritis, anemia and in reducing the level of homocysteine ​​(one of the risk factors for coronary heart disease and stroke) in the body.
This fruit is also a good source of vitamin C (about 8.7 milligrams per 100 grams). Eating foods rich in vitamin C helps the body develop resistance to infectious agents and accumulate harmful, oxygen-free radicals.
Fresh bananas provide adequate amounts of minerals such as copper, magnesium and manganese. Magnesium is key to strengthening bones and plays an important protective role when it comes to the cardiovascular system. Manganese is used in the body as a cofactor for the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutas. Copper is essential for the formation of red blood cells.
Fresh bananas are an extremely rich source of potassium. There are 358 micrograms in 100 grams of fruit. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids and helps regulate heart rate and blood pressure by reversing the harmful effects of sodium.
Lemon belongs to the group of citrus fruits, which includes orange, tangerine, grapefruit and others. It is cheap, easily accessible and versatile. It is especially useful when it comes to your health. This yellow fruit contains not only vitamin C, but also other vitamins (vitamin B, riboflavin) and minerals such as potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium. The bark also contains essential oils that are useful for: normalizing blood pressure, lowering cholesterol levels, preventing atherosclerosis, strengthening the immune system, headache, nausea, exhaustion, improving memory and concentration.
As mentioned above, apples are a great component of even the strictest diets due to their low calorie content.
Organic acids in the pulp and skin of apples, along with tannins, fight putrefactive processes in the intestines, relieve bloating and bloating, remove toxins from the body.
Pectin in apples is a light and perfectly safe laxative. For the treatment of constipation it is useful to use a few sour apples in the morning on an empty stomach. Some components of the fruit reduce the growth rate of cancer cells in the liver and intestines. To combat this, it is recommended not to limit the use of apples only to the morning meal, but to add them to dinner. Monthly delivery day with mono-apple diet is very useful for cleansing the body.
Apple fruit provides the body with a healing effect whether it is healthy or not. Fresh apples contain twice as much vitamin A as oranges. The component performs active prophylaxis of colds and has a beneficial effect on the work of the eyes.
Extremely rare vitamin G is found in apples in record amounts for fruit. The so-called “appetite stimulating vitamin” prepares the body for the digestive process and promotes human growth. The fruits are also very rich in ascorbic acid and B vitamins. Non-green apples contain 8 times more iodine than bananas; orange is inferior to apples thirteen times handicap. Apples are actively used to treat radiation.
Fresh apples are especially useful with the skin or after grinding on a coarse grater. Wild fruits are not as sweet as domestic varieties, but they contain ten times more useful components. After eating apples, gastric juice is secreted freely. This stimulates the appetite and speeds up digestion, so the fruit is very useful for people who do not have time to eat peacefully and chew products carefully.
Ascorbic acid, which is especially abundant in sour fruits, supports immunity, compacts the walls of blood vessels, removes toxins and restores strength. Natural antibiotics (phytoncides) from apple pulp kill flu viruses, treat facial rashes, prevent dysentery.
Potassium and tannins are used to prevent gout and urolithiasis due to their ability to prevent the deposition of uric acid salts. Thus, unpretentious fruit can even handle kidney stones.
The mild choleretic effect on the fetus prevents gallbladder disease (for example, cholecystitis and cholelithiasis). Freshly squeezed apple juice is especially effective for the above problems: 0, 5-1 glass 20 minutes before meals.
After the apples, the face feels healed and refreshed. The low sugar content of the fruit helps to clear blood vessels and improve well-being. Sour apple is always recommended for diabetics. During the apple diet, cholesterol levels are reduced by 30%. Therefore, “forbidden fruits” are called the strongest means of cleansing the blood and lymphatic system. They deal very quickly with hardening of the blood vessels and low blood pressure.
Older people really appreciate the fruits described because their use helps with rheumatism, gout, nerve diseases, eczema and skin problems. This is due to the increased level of uric acid relative to formic acid. Apples effectively strengthen the skin, eyesight, nails and hair.
There is an opinion that regular consumption of apples and fruit juice prevents destructive processes in the brain and strengthens memory.
Experiments were conducted at the Research Institute in Nottingham, the results of which were shown: daily consumption of 5 apples reduces the risk of respiratory disease several times. Add asthma prevention to this ability.
Dentists know that apples perfectly replace the brushing process. Of course, you should not rely only on fruit, because the brush is cleaned more “professionally”, but one fruit guarantees clean teeth during the day. Apples can save tooth enamel from destruction.
Fresh fruit is recommended for those suffering from gastritis, colitis, beriberi. Baked sweet apples help with chronic constipation and intestinal problems.
The biologically active components in apple seeds prevent the development of cancer. In addition, 5-6 pits of apple provide a daily rate of iodine for the body. However, it should be remembered that the seeds contain the toxic glycoside amygdalin, which is released into the gastric juice medium to form hydrocyanic acid. To reduce possible bone damage, it is best to fry them and sweeten them with sugar. Even with such precautions, you should not use more than 6 apple seeds a day.