Document Type : Research Article
Fruits are an important components of a healthy daily diet. Reduced fruit consumption is linked to poor health and increased risk of many diseases. An estimated 3.9 million deaths Worldwide were caused due to inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption in 2017. Fruits are rich sources of vitamins and minerals, dietary fibre and a host of beneficial non-nutrient substances including plant sterols, flavonoids and other antioxidants and consuming a variety of fruits and vegetables helps to ensure an adequate intake of many of these essential nutrients. In fact, diets high in fruit are associated with all sorts of health benefits, including a decreased risk of many diseases like CHD, Cancer etc. Ayurveda has very intricately bonded the various groups of Ausadha(medicine) and Aharavarga (food) from the nature. The Brihtrayees and Laghutrayee lays explicit examples for subtle connection of different Aharavarga(group of food), Acharyas have mentioned Phalavarga (group of fruits) under Ahara (food). In BhavprakashNighantu, Acharya Bhavmishra have mentionedPhala(fruits) under Amradiphalavarga. Here he has mentioned total60 Phala(fruits). Among them 9 are Tridosaghna (balancing tri-humors). The present study is designed to screen the Tridosaghna (balancing tri-humors) phala (fruits) which can be used in our daily life to improve health of individuals and decrease risk of any disease.