Watermelon; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Watermelon Health Benefits

Watermelon

Watermelon is a fruit that grows on a vine-like flowering plant native to Southern Africa. It was cultivated in the Nile River Valley, in Egypt, and eventually in China, roughly 1,000 years ago. Now, watermelon is grown around the world, and in 44 of the 50 states in America. It is specifically selected to grow larger and juicier, resulting in the huge fruits Read More …

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Coconut Water; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Coconut Water Health Benefits

Coconut water

Coconut water is the clear liquid inside coconuts (fruits of the coconut palm). In early development, it serves as a suspension for the endosperm of the coconut during the nuclear phase of development. As growth continues, the endosperm matures into its cellular phase and deposits into the rind of the coconut pulp.[1] The liquid inside young coconuts is often preferred to the liquid of a ripened coconut. Nutritional Value of Coconut Water Nutritional value per Read More …

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Lychee; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Lychee Health Benefits

Lychee

Lychee which has the scientific name Litchi chinensis is in the soapberry family, but is the only member of its genus, meaning that it is quite unique in the world. It is a fruit tree that can grow in tropical and subtropical climates and is native to China[1]. It smells very much like a flower and is often used to flavor cocktails Read More …

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Pomegranate; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Pomegranate Health Benefits

Pomegranate

Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family that grows between 5 and 10 m (16 and 33 ft) tall. The health benefits of pomegranates are innumerable and what makes them special is that apart from being healthy, they are delicious too. Pomegranates have anti-oxidant, anti-viral, and anti-tumor properties and are said to be a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin A, C, and E, as well as folic acid. Read More …

Guava; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Guava Health Benefits

Guava

Guava is common tropical fruits cultivated and enjoyed in many tropical and subtropical regions. Psidium guajava (common guava, lemon guava) is a small tree in the myrtle family (Myrtaceae), native to. Although related species may also be called guavas, they belong to other species or genera, such as the “pineapple guava” Acca sellowiana. In 2011, India was the largest producer of guavas.[1] Types of Guava The most frequently eaten species, and the one often Read More …

Pineapple; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Pineapple Health Benefits

Pineapple

Pineapple is a tropical fruit that is rich in vitamins, enzymes, and antioxidants. They may help boost the immune system, build strong bones and aid in digestion. Also, despite their sweetness, pineapples are low in calories. Pineapples are members of the bromeliad family, and one of the few bromeliads to produce edible fruit, according to the biology department at Union County College. Read More …

Jackfruit; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Strawberry Health Benefits

Jackfruit scientifically known as (Artocarpus heterophyllus) jackfruit is a tree that is native to the Indian subcontinent and is also known as the jack tree or jak. Closely related to figs and mulberries, these trees produce large, oblong fruits that are also known as jackfruit. These are unique fruits, growing up to 80 pounds in weight, making them the largest tree-borne fruits in the world.  The trees are also quite Read More …

Mango Fruit; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Mango Health Benefits

Mango fruit

Mango fruit is known as the king of fruits from numerous species of tropical trees belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit. Beyond the sweet, luscious taste of mangos, they also contain an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that assure your optimum health[1]. For decades, mangos have been used to soothe the stomach. Similar to papayas, they contain certain enzymes with stomach comforting properties. As the popularity of Read More …

Strawberry; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Strawberry Health Benefits

Strawberry

Strawberry is a widely grown hybrid species of the genus Fragaria, collectively known as the strawberries. It is cultivated worldwide for its fruit. The fruit is widely appreciated for its characteristic aroma, bright red color, juicy texture, and sweetness. It is consumed in large quantities, either fresh or in such prepared foods as preserves, juice, pies, ice creams, milkshakes, and chocolates. Artificial strawberry flavorings and aromas are also widely used in Read More …

Grape Fruit; Types, Nutritional Value, Health Benefits

GrapeFruit / Angoor

GrapeFruit / Angoor is a fruit botanically a berry of the deciduous woody vines of the flowering plant genus Vitis. Grapes are known as ‘The Queen of Fruits’, and are categorized into three variants based on their color – red, green, and black/blue. This wonderful and flavorful fruit not only adds vibrancy and appeal to your food but is also very beneficial. Grapes contain immunity-boosting vitamin C, simple sugars that Read More …

Apple Fruit; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Apple Fruit Health Benefits

Apple fruit is a sweet edible fruit produced by an apple tree. Delicious and crunchy, apple fruit is one of the most popular and favorite fruits among the health conscious, fitness lovers who firmly believe in the concept of “health is wealth.” This wonderful fruit indeed packed with rich phytonutrients that in the real sense indispensable for optimal health and wellness[1]. Certain antioxidants in apples Read More …

Orange Fruit; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Orange Health Benefits

Orange fruit is the fruit of the citrus species in the family Rutaceae. It is also called sweet orange, to distinguish it from the related referred to as bitter orange. The sweet orange reproduces asexually (apomixis through nucellar embryony); varieties of sweet orange arise through mutations.[1] Types of Orange Fruit Other citrus groups also are known as oranges are: Mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata) – is an original species of citrus, and is a progenitor of the Read More …

Tomato; Types, Nutritional Value, Uses, Tomato Health Benefits

Tomato Health Benefits

Tomato Health Benefits is a juicy, nutritious fruit commonly eaten as a vegetable, is another wonderful gift of the Mayans to the world. This humble vegetable of Central America has seized the attention of millions of health seekers for its incredible nutritional properties. Interestingly, it has more health-benefiting compounds than that of some popular fruits like apple![1] Types/ Category of Tomato with Tomato Health Read More …

Cucumber; Nutritional Value, Ingredient, Cucumber Health Benefits

Cucumber Health Benefits

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)  less formally cuke is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae. It is a creeping vine that bears cucumiform fruits that are used as vegetables. There are three main varieties of cucumber: slicing, pickling, and seedless. Within these varieties, several cultivars have been created. As it also contain protein, magnesium, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B5, folic acid and silicon – you can pretty Read More …

Chili Pepper; Nutritional Value, Chili Pepper Health Benefits

Chili Pepper Health Benefits

Chili Pepper Health Benefits,Chili pepper  is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Chili peppers are widely used in many cuisines to add spiciness to dishes. The substances that give chili peppers their intensity when ingested or applied topically are capsaicin and related compounds known as capsaicinoids. Nutritional Value, Chili Pepper Health Benefits Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz) Energy 166 kJ (40 kcal) Read More …