5 fruits you must try in Summer: Enjoy with their magical health benefits

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Summer is the best time in India when you can explore various types of fruits. Each fruit has its own nutritional benefits. So if you are a fruit lover, you can enjoy various types of fruits in this season with their nutritional benefits.

                  Headlines at a glance


1. Mango: Nutrients | Health benefits | Best way to taste

2. Papaya: Nutrients | Health benefits | Best way to taste

3. Watermelon: Nutrients | Health benefits | Best way to taste

4. Dab water: Nutrients | Health benefits | Best way to taste

5. Wood apple or Bel fruit: Nutrients | Health benefits | Best way to taste











Here I will share the name of 5 fruits with their health benefits which are available locally in the Indian market:


We all know that mango is ‘’India’s national fruit’’. There are various types of mangoes available in summer. People love to take it both in a raw and ripe form.                          

Nutrients in Mango:    

Vitamin C

Vitamin A

Vitamin K




Magnesium, etc.

Health benefits of mango:

  • Mango contains a good number of antioxidants like polyphenol which helps to protect our body from foreign elements.

  • Mango is a very good source of vitamin C, A, etc. These act as immune-boosting agents in our bodies. Due to the presence of vitamin C, mango is also good for skin health.

  • As we know that Vitamin A is good for eye health. The deficiency of vitamin A may affect our eyes. Mango is rich in vitamin A, therefore it helps to support eye health.

  • Mango helps to improve the digestive system.

  • As we know that ripe mango is sweet in nature. So people who are diabetic, need to consume mango in a limited amount.

Best way to taste this fruit:

  • Consume mango as a fruit,

  • As a chutney or as a pickle,

  • As Aam-Panna drinks,

  • As a lassi, 

  • As a shake, etc.



A soft, sweet, delicious fruit it is. In summer, papaya is very commonly available in the local market.


Nutrients in papaya:

Vitamin A

Vitamin C






Pantothenic acid, etc.

Health benefits of papaya:

  • Papaya is a good source of essential vitamins like A, C, E, etc., which act as a strong antioxidant. It helps to keep our heart health healthier.

  • A good amount of fiber is also present in papaya, which helps in weight management, controls blood sugar levels, and also helps to maintain heart health.

  • Papain is an enzyme that presents in papaya. It helps to improve our digestive system.

  • The presence of essential nutrients in this fruit helps to boost our immune system.

Best way to taste this fruit:

  • Peel the outer layer and cut into a small piece and take it.

  • Take it as a fruit salad.

  • Make papaya smoothies.



One of the best fruits in summer. Watermelon is a juicy fruit with a water content of approximately 92%. It helps to fulfill thirst levels, especially in this season.                                          

Nutrients in watermelon:

Vitamin C

Vitamin A


Copper, etc.

Health benefits of watermelon:

  • Watermelon helps to reduce inflammation.

  • Good for heart health

  • It helps to prevent dehydration due to the presence of a sufficient amount of water.

  • Watermelon may help to improve indigestion.

  • Watermelon contains vitamin C which helps to maintain good health.

Best way to taste this fruit:

  • Remove the outer layer and cut it into small pieces.

  • You can also consume it as a juice form, especially in summer.

  • Make a delicious smoothie.


Dab water:

One of the healthiest natural drinks in summer.                                         

Nutrients in Dab water:

Dab water is low in calorie

Also contain some other nutrients like potassium, sodium, magnesium, phosphorous, etc.

Health benefits of dab water:

  • The presence of electrolytes in dab water helps to maintain the electrolyte balance in our bodies.

  • Helps to prevent dehydration.

  • To get back your energy after a workout or coming from outside drink it as a healthy option.

  • Helps to improve digestion and may reduce bloating.

Best way to taste this fruit:

  • Drink it just like another juice.

  • You can also use the water to make smoothies or mocktails, etc.


Wood apple or bel fruit:

Wood apple or bel is another delicious, healthy fruit in summer. The juice of this fruit is also healthy and tasty.

Nutrients in wood apple:



Vitamins like C, A, B1, B2

Minerals like iron, calcium, potassium, zinc, etc.

Health benefits of wood apple:

  • Wood apple fruit helps to boost immunity.

  • The juice of this fruit helps to provide energy.

  • It helps to improve the digestive system and may also help to reduce diarrhea.

  • Wood apple may help to reduce inflammatory bowel syndrome.

  • Good for skin health and acts as a natural blood purifier. 

Best way to taste this fruit:

  • Break the hard shell and remove the soft part of the fruit with the help of a spoon.

  • Now add a glass of water. Mix and squeeze it very well.

  • Remove the seeds.

  • After mixing, filter the juice and if you wish you can add jaggery or sugar.

  • Now your delicious “Wood apple drink or bel panna sarbat” is ready for serve.


Bottom line:

These are the name of five fruits which you must try in summer. Along with these, there are so many other fruits also available in summer locally like jackfruits, pineapple, kharbuja or muskmelon, lichi, etc. So, you can explore various types of fruits along with their health benefits.






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