The health benefits of power fruitsWant hotter sex? Sharper memory? Thicker hair? Find out what you need to eat.
For a Better Workout: Bananas
They provide fuel and help reduce dehydration, cramping, and fatigue.
For Sharper Memory: Blueberries
They contain flavonoids, antioxidants that can improve learning and retention.
For Sounder Sleep: Cherries
They're a natural source of melatonin, which helps induce sleepiness.
For a Trimmer Waistline: Grapefruit
The weight-loss rumors have legs -- grapefruit may lower insulin levels, which enables the body to better metabolize fat.
For Hotter Sex: Watermelon
It contains citrulline, an amino acid that helps increase blood flow to the penis for harder erections.
For Smoother Skin: Tomatoes
They're packed with lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin from age-enhancing UV light.
For Less Stress: Plums
They're a source of chlorogenic acid, which studies of mice show can keep anxiety at bay.
For Thicker Hair: Strawberries
The vitamin C content boosts collagen production and iron absorption -- two key factors in keeping hair strong and resilient.
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