Date

Date: nutrition facts and health benefits

Small brown, elongated and sweet, fruit containq a nucleus and pointed oblong. The date is the fruit of the date palm, native of the Persian Gulf. Over the centuries, it spread throughout North Africa,...
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...
Grape

Grape: nutrition facts and health benefits

Grape is the fruit of the vine. It’s a climbing plant that grows in all continents in regions where the climate is warm enough. It provides berries grouped in cluster and composed of light...
Watermelon

Watermelon: nutrition facts and health benefits

Huge fruit of a tropical plant of the family Cucurbitaceae, the watermelon has a thick and dark green bark, a red, pink or white flesh, particularly aqueous, and sown with big black seeds. The watermelon...
Passion fruit

Passion fruit: nutrition facts and health benefits

The passion fruit, a tropical berry, originates from Passiflora edulis, a climbing vine native to South America. Inside of this round and thick bark of purple or yellow fruit hides a gelatinous, tangy, sweet...
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...
Jackfruit

Jackfruit: nutrition facts and health benefits

The jackfruit is the tree of tropical origin which bears the largest fruits of the plant kingdom. They can reach a weight between 35 and 50 kg. It is cultivatable under temperate climate in...
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...
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...
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...

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