Top 5 Nutrient-Dense Fruits

Nutrient-dense foods are low in calories and provides vital nutrients such as vitamins and minerals.They are also usually rich in fiber with higher in water content which tends to make us feel full faster and for longer.

ANDI stands for “Aggregate Nutrient Density Index.” An ANDI score is showed in scales from 1 to 1000 based on nutrient content.


Dr. Fuhrman originally developed the ANDI scoring system to rank foods according to micro nutrients per calorie, including vitamins, minerals, and as many known beneficial phytochemicals as possible.
H = N/C (Health = Nutrients / Calories)
red colored strawberry

He says,"Adequate consumption of micro nutrients – vitamins, minerals, and many other phytochemicals – without overeating on calories, is the key to achieving excellent health. Micro nutrients fuel proper functioning of the immune system and enable the detoxification and cellular repair mechanisms that protect us from chronic diseases".

According to  Dr. Fuhrman  ANDI food score,

Top 5 Nutrient-Dense Fruits


1.Strawberries    182

An antioxidant fruit that helps to improve the blood circulation in the arteries.More 
Strawberries Benefits.

2.Blueberries      132

Prevents and treats cystitis.

3.Grapes              
119
Best thirst quencher summer  fruit.More Grapes  benefits.




4.Pomegranates  119

  It contains a significant amount of copper,a trace element that facilitates the absorption of iron.So the fruit is great for treating iron deficiency anemia.More Pomegranates benefits.




5.Cantaloupe      118
Also known as Musk Melon.It enriches the blood with mineral salts and vitamins and enhances the filtering capacities of the kidney.More Cantaloupe Benefits


Nutrient-dense foods also helps to reduce weight as they are low in fat and calories.

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