What's the Best Fruit for Fat Loss?
The answer to this question is simple - 'The darker the fruit the better it is for you'.
Dark fruits tend to have very thin skin, meaning they need to produce more antioxidants to protect themselves from the sun. In contrast, light-coloured fruits with thick skins such as bananas and melons have lower antioxidant content. Dark red, blue and purple fruits are great anti-inflammatory foods because the extra antioxidants help get rid of free radicals that cause ageing and inflammation.
Research shows that berries with high antioxidant content such as blueberries, bilberries, cranberries and raspberries decrease glucose response in healthy subjects, slowing digestion.
Research also suggests that bio active polyphenols that dark coloured fruits contain promote greater insulin sensitivity. Also adding berries to high GI foods that normally trigger an insulin spike can moderate the bodies response. This is fantastic for enhancing fat loss by managing insulin secretion more effectively. So in my opinion berries are my personal favourite fruit source if fat loss is your goal. I add berries to my daily shake. I love the taste and the huge antioxidant benefits.