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Feijoa Fruit Health Benefits

The feijoa is an evergreen, perennial shrub or small tree that grows to a height of 1-7 metres, and is grown as an ornamental or fruiting tree. It produces an attractive burst of red flowers during the Read more [...]

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Olive Fruit Health Benefits

Fruits are low in calories and fat and are a source of simple sugars, fiber, and vitamins, which are essential for optimizing our health. Fruit’s health benefiting properties are because of their richness Read more [...]

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Marang Fruit Health Benefits

Marang is a tropical fruit with a Latin name, Artocarpus Odoratissimus meaning sweet odour and taste. It is a relative of the jackfruit and the breadfruit. The marang tree grows up to 25 meters and is Read more [...]

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Mammy Fruit

Mammy or mamey, is a fruit that is native to the West Indies, South and Central America. The fruit is an excellent source of vitamin B6 and vitamin C, and is a good source of riboflavin, niacin, vitamin Read more [...]

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Prune Plum

A prune is a dried plum, typically the European variety of plum. Prunes are a delicious and nutritious way to add sweetness into a meal or dessert. Prunes and plums are high in soluble fibre that helps Read more [...]

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Pineapple Health Benefits

Pineapple is a source of important vitamins and minerals such as thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, manganese and potassium and antioxidants and polyphenols, such as Read more [...]

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Physalis Fruit Health Benefits

Native to Central and South America Physalis, also known as the Cape gooseberry or Ground-cherry, the fruit is a small round berry, about the size of a marble, full of small seeds. The Physalis fruit is Read more [...]

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Chalta Fruit

Chalta or elephant apple is a fruit that is said to be native to China, a fruit that is also said to possess tonic and laxative properties, and is used for abominal pains. The bark and leaves are astringent.    Rubbing Read more [...]

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Key Lime Health Benefits

Lemons are oval in shape and feature a yellow, texturized outer peel. Like other citrus fruits, their inner flesh is encased in eight to ten segments. Usually smaller than lemons, limes are oval or round Read more [...]

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Cocona Fruit Health Benefits

Cocona is a tropical shrub belonging to the Solanaceae family; the fruit of cocona is a red, orange or yellow edible berry.   Cocona is prized for its valuable medicinal properties which include Read more [...]

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