Mirabelle plum

Mirabelle plum: nutrition facts and health benefits

Mirabelle plum is a plum variety among the most delicate. The mirabelle plum is recognizable by its small size and its beautiful yellow color, almost the same as the apricot. The flesh of the...
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...
Durian

Durian: nutrition facts and health benefits

The durian is a fruit having its origins in the Malay Archipelago, a south east Asia region including Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand. The tree which produces the fruit can reach 20 to 40...
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...
Feijoa

Feijoa: nutrition facts and health benefits

Feijoa is an important source of vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants. This small green fruit of oblong shape and the size of a large egg has a very pleasant odor. From the guava family,...
Kumquat

Kumquat: nutrition facts and health benefits

The kumquat is the smallest of citrus fruits: its size varies from 2.5 to 5 cm. It looks like a tiny orange. Its flesh is very juicy and divided into quarters. Its skin, very...
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...
Kiwi

Kiwi: nutrition facts and health benefits

The kiwi is an egg-shaped fruit that grows on a vine (Actinidia chinensis). It has a thick, brown, and hairy skin which, despite its uninviting appearance, is edible. It contains a green, rather firm...
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...
Banana

Banana: nutrition facts and health benefits

Banana is the fruit of the banana plant, which is a plant (and not a tree) with huge leaves. It produces only once a year 50 to 400 bananas. Then the plant dries out,...

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