Incredible Health Benefits of Eating Fruits

Benefits of drinking fruit juice

Incredible Health Benefits of Eating Fruits

Diifferent types of fruits and benefits of eating fruits

Eating fruits is a rich way to feed the body with nutrients that will ensure to keep us healthy and fit. Whether the fruits is eaten in its natural state or it is juiced, they are a rich source of nutrients for the body. The benefits of eating fruits needs no discussion, we all consume it as it is or juiced. Lets row through this informative article.

What Fruits are

According to botanists, fruits are seed-bearing structure in flowering plants which are formed from the plant’s ovary after flowering. To most of us, fruit are the fleshy seed-bearing structures of a plant that are either sweet or sour, and edible in their raw states. These include Oranges, Bananas, Mangoes etc. However,  botanists also say that what we call fruits include other plants that we don’t regard as fruits like, corn, tomatoes, beans etc.

Types of Fruits

There are various types of fruit, each with its own unique taste, composition and flavor. Fruits can either be Dry Fruits, Fleshy Simple Fruits, Fleshy Aggregate Fruits or Fleshy Multiple Fruits. The ones that are the most popular are the fleshy fruits.

Fleshy fruits are the ones that are used in making juice. Juice refers to a beverage made from the extraction or pressing out of the natural liquid or nectar contained in fruits and vegetables.


Health Benefits of eating Fruits

The enormous health benefits of eating fruits guarantee optimum health and a well-built body in the long run. Fruits benefit the body immensely as they are natural sources of vitamins and minerals, which are essential for proper functioning of the body.

  • Rich in dietary fiber, fruits also help to improve the functioning of the digestive tract.
  • Fruits are an important part of a healthy diet for those who want to lose weight; they give ample energy and nearly every nutrient that your body needs to curb weight gain, without adding any unnecessary fats.
  • The combination of powerful flavonoids, antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, phytochemicals and the countless micro and macro-nutrients make fruits very advantageous for health.
  • The daily consumption of fresh fruits lowers the risk of strokes, high blood pressure, indigestion, cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic diseases.
  • Fruits keep the skin supple and hydrated, and nourish it with essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants; thereby retaining radiant skin for a long period of time.
  • Citrus Fruits are fruits rich in vitamin-C like oranges, limes, lemons, and grapefruits are excellent for health. Oranges are consumed widely for healthy skin, teeth, gums, and to keep the lymphatic system healthy. Lemon, the bitter yellow fruit, has been used for vision issues since thousands of years and it also treats disorders ranging from common cold to epilepsy. Lemon juice helps people lose weight as well. Grapefruit lowers cholesterol and has antioxidant properties. Limes help prevent disorders like scurvy, piles, and gout, as well as respiratory and urinary disorders.


Whole Fruits or Fruit Juices?

The name or names of the fruit followed by juice can only legally be used to describe a product which is 100% fruit juice. However, fruit “nectar” must contain at least 25% to 50% juice, depending on the fruit.

Do you wonder which form of fruit gives you more nutrition – whole fruits or fruit juices? It is actually difficult to say which one gives more nutrition. Although eating whole fruit is considered to be the best way of attaining the full benefits of fruits, fruit juices are also easy and healthy options.

Of course, if the fruit juice is composed of 100% fruit without extra preservatives or additives, then it has the same nutritional value. A great example of a fruit juice which is 100% fruit juice is Chivita 100%. It is a perfectly healthy fruit juice that has no added sugar and no preservatives. Chivita is Nigeria’s number one juice created by the House of Chi.


Chivita Fruit Juices

Chivita100% comes in comes in 6 variants – Real Orange, Real Apple, Real Pineapple, Orange Pineapple, Orange Mango and Red Grape and the benefits of drinking juice is almost same as eating fruits.

The House of Chi is home to the top juice brands in Nigeria and boasts a plethora of exquisite high-quality beverages and juices like Chivita 100%, Chivita Active, Chi Exotic, Chi Happy Hour, Chi Ice Tea, Capri-Sonne, Hollandia Yoghurt and Hollandia Evaporated Milk.

Chivita Juice Cocktail Recipes

Who needs recipes when you’ve got an array of Chi beverages, each product is perfect all on its own. Each product is a recipe. But if you want that something extra, here are a few recipes you can try;

  • Chivita Orange Blossom

Gin + Chivita100% Orange and Pineapple + Orange slice + Ice

  • Chivita Apple Essence

Rum + Chivita100% Apple + Apple Slice + Ice

  • Chivita Pineapple Punch

Vodka + Chivita100% Pineapple + Pineapple Slice + Ice

  • Chivita Mango Madness

Tequila + Chivita100% Orange and Mango + Slice of Orange + Ice


If you are not drinking any of the products from the House of Chi, then you haven’t started living!