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benefits and uses of fruits

More Benefits and Uses of Fruits: Sapodilla- Tropical Treasure

August 11, 2014

The Sapodilla fruit is the berry of a tropical evergreen tree and resembles a potato. It is native to the middle east and Mexico. It’s texture is like a pear with yellow to brown flesh and 3-5 seeds.

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Red Cherries Found to Potentially Reduce Risk for Alzheimer’s

March 28, 2013

The antioxidants Red Cherries contain comes from compounds called anthocyanins that give it its beautiful red color.

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Sugarapple: Refreshing Antioxidant Fruit Juice or Useful Hair Tonic?

November 12, 2012

Sugar-apple is originally from the Philippines. Its flesh is a yellowish white and is soft and gooey. Some types are segmented like citrus. It has a very pleasing aroma and tastes like sweet custard. Unlike many other fruits, the sugar apple is high in iron.

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Benefits and Uses of Fruits Such as the Tropical Tamarind

November 9, 2012

Tamarind is from the tropical areas of Africa although it was later introduced to Mexico. The “fruit” of the plant is basically a large, edible pod. Many describe it as being sweet and sour.

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The Tropical Antioxidant Rich Fruit, Abiu

November 8, 2012

The Abiu fruit is a tropical fruit that was found in the Amazon. It is yellow skinned with a light colored custard-like pulp and a flavor that would remind a person of that Mexican treat, caramel flan.

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Persimmons- One of the Fruits that Help Digestion

November 5, 2012

Ripe persimmons are a sweet and tangy edible berry. Its outer skin is waxy and it’s flesh is a juicy pulp. Like many other fruits that are high in tannins, it cannot be eaten unless it is ripe, otherwise it will stick to your skin.

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White Sapote as a Strong Antioxidant Fruit

November 2, 2012

White sapote is from Mexico, Central and South America. The white sapote is actually closely related to citrus fruit.

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