3 Malaysian SuperFruits

Lime

The citric acid present in lime juice can helps to detoxify your body and speed up your metabolism (it will helps you to lose weight).

Drinking a glass of cold filtered water with lemon juice is a great way to start your day. Limes are a great source of vitamin C which helps boost your immune system.

So the next time you are at a ‘mamak’, order a ‘limau ais kosong’ instead of a ‘teh tarik’ for a much healthier choice.

Pineapple

Pineapple

Bromelain enzyme found in the pineapples juice has been used medicinally since ancient times to help reduce inflammation, slow blood clotting and even enhance the absorption of antibiotics. Bromelain also can be used to control the growth of tumours and malignant cells.

Pineapple not only delicious to eat on a sweltering day but it is also known for its anti-inflammatory benefits.

More than just anti-inflammation, To top it off, pineapple is also packed with good fibre to help digestion, vitamin C to boost your immune system, and one cup of pineapple chunks contains only >80 calories.

Coconut

Coconut 

Coconuts are grown abundantly in Malaysia and in neighbouring countries like Thailand.We can get them fresh from supermarkets and eateries. Coconut oil is said to help support our immune system.

The oil is made up of healthy fats called lauric acid, which is converted in the body to monolaurin, an antiviral and antibacterial which destroys harmful pathogens like bacteria, viruses and fungi.

Adding coconut to your diet is also an easy way to quickly boost energy, add heart healthy fat, and regulate blood sugar and protect against insulin resistance which in turn, reduces risk of obesity and Type 2-diabetes.

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