This would be my normal breakfast. Banana on toast and the juice of 5 or 6 oranges. I always start the day this way so I know I am getting a good fruit intake. Occasionally I have blueberries and yoghurt too. The health benefits of oranges are huge. I started on this regime as I was very aware I did not eat enough fruit. I eat vegetables but the cooking does away with a lot of the vitamin content. After a few days I noticed the eternal tiredness that had been dogging me for a long time seemed to have gone. A little research was required.
It seems the humble orange helps reduce blood pressure, lower cholesterol and helps prevent certain cancers. It reduces inflammation in arthritis, helps prevent cardiovascular disease and may help with memory problems. Amazing. I provide you with the link given to me by Karen as there is a great deal of interesting reading. My problem is as soon as I have drunk my 500mls of orange juice the first thing I want is a mug of strong sweet freshly ground coffee. Oh well I can't get it right all the time
Cheers here's health.
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