Jujube

Jujube: nutrition facts and health benefits

The jujube is a fruit tree once very common in the Mediterranean region. Its tasty fruits, named Chinese dates or jujubes, are rich in vitamins and also have medicinal properties. The genus Ziziphus includes 80...
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...
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...
Redcurrant

Redcurrant: nutrition facts and health benefits

The redcurrant is the fruit of a shrub with thorns and which can reach 1 meter high. There are more than 150 varieties of redcurrants. The countries producing the most of this fruit are...
Annona

Annona: nutrition facts and health benefits

Annona is an exotic fruit in the form of a bumpy round pear. Its flesh is white and very juicy. It’s sweet and very fragrant. Its flavor reminds the taste of clove and cinnamon....
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,...
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...
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...
Lychee

Lychee: nutrition facts and health benefits

Lychee is a small fruit with a hard and rough peel, pink or red, protecting a white and fragrant flesh with delicate floral flavor. Also called "cherries of China", in reference to their origin,...
Gooseberry

Gooseberry: nutrition facts and health benefits

Goosberry is a green or red currant (depending on the varieties) and it’s found under several names. Or at least it was found, since the gooseberry have the name 'mackerel berries' because in the...

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