Beyond that, fresh summer fruit is also loaded with various nutrients and vitamins essential for good health, longevity and even weight loss. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, explains in an article for the NY Times that whole fruits “contain a bounty of antioxidants and healthful nutrients, and their cellular scaffolding, made of fiber, makes us feel full and provides other metabolic benefits.” Bottom line: fresh fruit is always a good choice and this summer is the perfect time to load up on the fruits you love. Here are the best, most delicious and most nutritious fruits to eat this season.

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