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fruits ; Best time to obtain the maximum nutrition

There is no doubt that fruits have great nutritional value and power packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber, but consuming fruits at any time of the day the body does not get proper and sufficient nutrition from them.


When should avoid eating fruits; –

-Avoid combining the bowl of fruits with meal and pre or post meal, as it will slow down the process of digestion, because the timing of digestion for both meal and fruit is different.

-Fruit is easily digestible and meals take 2 to 3 hours to digest, so the food will remain the same in the stomach, causing gas, discomfort and acidity.

-Cutting the fruits and putting them in the refrigerator for cooling should be avoided. because if we cut anything and leave it open it oxidizes and we lose all the nutrients.

-Make fruit juice and never consume it. Because juicing the fruits removes all the nutrients, such as micronutrients, Minerals and fibers. Remember, a glass of fruit juice is just like a glass of fructose (sugar). You are drinking sugar in the name of fruit juice and we gain no benefit from it.

-We should avoid eating too many fruits together. 6 to 7 fruits gathered together on a plate and eaten is not a good idea. Consuming too much of anything becomes poison, so eating in moderation is the best idea for getting proper nutrition from fruits.

-Combining fruits with milk can cause any kind of digestive issues.

-Don’t eat fruit before sleeping or after 6:00 p.m. Consuming fruit right before bedtime or in the evening can spike your blood sugar level and keep you from getting proper sleep at night.

  • Ideal time and method to consume fruits; –

-We should eat fruits as a whole, seasonal and local.

-Research suggests that due to high fructose content, the best time to eat a fruit is in the morning, after our body has rested through the night and needs a quick boost.

-Some nutritionists also suggest, eating a fruit on an empty stomach provides best concentration of minerals, vitamins, fibers, antioxidants.

-As well as, morning fruit helps in detoxification and weight loss.

-Eating a fruit in between your meals is a great habit. Because this is the time when your body digests the food quickly and secrets different enzymes to digest the fruits. Besides, they keep you full for a long time, so you do not feel hungry in between meal hours.

-Taking a banana or Apple pre workout works like magic.

If you are diabetic, then eat fruit with a handful of soaked nuts and seeds. This pattern will help to Slow Down glucose release, and protect from damage.

We should eat fruit 1 or 2 or maximum 3 in a day.

Dr.Hetal Patel


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