It’s a customary tradition of most families to have fruits after dinner or even with their meals. Fruits are an essential part of our diet but there are many misconceptions regarding the way and the right time to consume them. People have many questions like, can fruits be eaten as desserts? Or should they be eaten on an empty stomach first thing in the morning?
So, today we are going to try to answer all your questions about fruits and how to include them in your diet.
The right time to have fruits is in the morning after a glass of warm water. This is the time when most of the fruit nutrients will get absorbed your body.
But that does not mean you cannot eat fruits at any other time throughout the day. Fruits can be eaten as snacks between meals as they are very low in calories, are high in minerals and also are rich in fibres. Some people also prefer them as pre or post workout meal.
You must have a time gap of minimum half an hour between fruits and your regular meal. Also, people with diabetes should have their meals before one hour or two hours after having fruits.
Another query that people have is about the mixing of fruits with other components. Fruits can be mixed with salads or yoghurt and then eaten. Fruits like pomegranates, pineapples and oranges go well with all kinds of salads.
However, care must be taken that the fruits are ripe and in good condition for consumption. And for that, you must always store them properly.
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