Fun Fruit Facts This entry was posted on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 3:13pm By Julie Wilcox According to the USDA, the average adult should be eating about 2 cups of fruit a day. Why? The health benefits of fruit are many. Fruit is incredibly important for a top-notch diet, because it contains a lot of fiber (healthy gut, regular bowels), is full of antioxidants (anti-inflammatory, free-radical killing), and is fat-free while extremely carbohydrate rich, providing us with the energy we need to feel great all day long. My favorite time to eat fruit is in the morning. It’s sweet and delicious with a plethora of breakfast foods (sign up for JWW for free to get meal plans a recipes), gets your brained and muscles fueled and focused, and you can burn of the natural sugar and carbs all day long! Here are some fun fruit facts perhaps you didn’t know!