Sapodilla

Sapodilla: nutrition facts and health benefits

The sapodilla, also known as the loquat of America, which has been well-known for Europeans for more than three centuries, remains uncommon in western countries. However, it has long been prepared for medicinal and...
Elderberry

Elderberry: nutrition facts and health benefits

In addition of being delicious, elderberries are very rich in vitamins A, B6, C and iron. But the most remarkable of this little fruit is that it contains a significant amount of polyphenols. These...
Pear

Pear: nutrition facts and health benefits

The pear is an oval fruit with slightly convex sides at its base. Its skin, of varying color, evolving from green to yellow with sometimes red traces, covers a somewhat granular, very juicy flesh...
Dragon fruit

Dragon fruit: nutrition facts and health benefits

The dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is the fruit of a cactus named Hylocereus. It can be grown inside homes, but it needs certain conditions to bloom and give fruit, which is not possible...
Physalis

Physalis: nutrition facts and health benefits

Physalis is a fruit widely consumed, especially fresh and in jams. It resembles a small yellow-orange cherry, which is removed at maturity from a closed calyx, membranous and green turning to brown and an...
Papaya

Papaya: nutrition facts and health benefits

Papaya fruit is a very large pear-shaped berry, 10-40 cm, depending on the variety. The papaya tree is in fact a giant herb giving a woody trunk and whose very large leaves are grouped...
Grapefruit

Grapefruit: nutrition facts and health benefits

Pomelo and grapefruit should not be confused, although it is usual to designate the pomelo by calling it, wrongly, grapefruit. If they are cousins they both belong to the citrus family, which means citrus...
Bitter orange

Bitter orange: nutrition facts and health benefits

The bitter orange, also called bigarade orange coming from the orange tree, is a citrus fruit smaller than the sweet orange. Its orange skin is rough, thick and tinted with green. Its flesh is...
Orange

Orange: nutrition facts and health benefits

The orange is the fruit of a tree originated in China and has been cultivated for millennia. The orange has a thick and rough skin and contains a juicy and the flesh is separated...
Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe: nutrition facts and health benefits

Cantaloupe is the fruit of a creeping plant which belongs to the large Cucurbitaceae family. It consists of a very thick skin, which, according to the varieties, is smooth or not, and presents divisions....

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