Exotic Fruits

In Western culture, we often of fruits as common fruits like apples, oranges, bananas, and pears. After all, these are plants that people have been eating and trading for a very long time, so they have naturally become an ingrained part of our culture. However, there are many rare and exotic fruits that people …

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Tamarind: Health Benefits and Nutrition

The tamarind is a fruit that grows deep in the jungles of the tropical regions of India and Africa. You might not have seen one or even heard of the fruit before, but don’t be fooled by its relative obscurity—it is one of the most powerful and helpful fruits discovered …

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Passion Fruit: Health Benefits and Nutrition

The passion fruit is a fruit that may look nondescript at first, as a small, round, egg-sized fruit with a dark purple skin. However, when cut open, it is filled with golden pulp and black seeds that give it an exotic appearance. Not only does it make a delicious jam …

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Blood Oranges and Their Various Health Benefits

Apart from being delicious, blood oranges contain vitamins C, A, calcium and folic acid, in addition to various other health-boosting compounds.  In this article, I’ll examine vitamin C and folic acid as well as various other nutrients, from which the main health benefits of blood oranges derive. Blood oranges not …

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