It’s just not summer without a thick, juicy slice of watermelon or a pint of fresh berries. Rich in fiber, vitamins, and phytonutrients, fruit is an essential addition to any diet—and can help power up your workout. Summer is one of the best times of the year to indulge, according to Sharon Richter, R.D. “Along with tasting the best and being the most nutrient dense during the summer months, fruit is also an excellent source of non-processed carbohydrates, which provide your body with steady fuel during exercise,” she says. Here are 10 of our favorites to eat whole or chop and toss into salads and smoothies all summer long.
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