7 Reasons to Eat Yellow Fruits for Skin & Health

by John Staughton (BASc, BFA) last updated -

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Yellow fruits make us instantly happier with their bright, sunny colors, but this particular hue also provides a range of nutritional benefits, and are an essential part of any diet.

What are Yellow Fruits?

Ranging from the bright, true yellow of a lemon to the soft orange of a cantaloupe, yellow fruits are packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. In addition to vitamin C, yellow fruits are packed with flavonoids, lycopene, potassium, and beta-carotene. These nutrients are a vital part of building healthy bones, skin, and teeth, and they greatly improve your heart, digestive, and immune systems.

Close up of fresh and raw yellow vegetables (yellow bell pepper, bananas, potatoes, lemons. carrots, oranges, and corns ears with leaves) on a white background

List of Yellow Fruits

The list of best yellow fruits includes:

Benefits of Yellow Fruits

Yellow fruits are a rich source of various nutrients that provide many health benefits. Let us look at some of them:

  • These brightly colored fruits contain large amounts of vitamin C, which is not only good for your immune system but also helps your skin build collagen. This keeps your skin elastic and youthful-looking.
  • Those high concentrations of vitamin C help your body form healthier bones and keep your joints healthy.
  • The vitamin A in fruits with a yellow tinge, which is derived from the beta-carotene once consumed, is important for eye health and reduces the risk of macular degeneration.
  • The antioxidants in yellow-colored fruits also help to fight off free radicals
  • These fruits are heart healthy, as they can lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, in addition to maintaining your body’s healthy pH.
  • All these nutrients are excellent for helping your body through recovery from any illness or bone fractures.
  • Yellow fruits also contain a significant level of fiber, which helps keep your digestive system running clean and can further aid in the reduction of cholesterol build-up in your cardiovascular system.
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John Staughton is a traveling writer, editor, and publisher who earned his English and Integrative Biology degrees from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Urbana (USA). He is the co-founder of a literary journal, Sheriff Nottingham, and calls the most beautiful places in the world his office. On a perpetual journey towards the idea of home, he uses words to educate, inspire, uplift and evolve.

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