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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Longan: Health Benefits and Nutrition

Longans are small, berry-like fruits native to Southeast Asia. They are plain and nondescript, with a light brown shell and a white, translucent fruit inside surrounding a smooth dark seed. However, longans have many health benefits. It’s no surprise, then, that the fruit’s name should literally mean “dragon eye” in …

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