Fruits

Araza fruit

The Health Benefits of Araza Fruit (Eugenia stipitata)

Araza (Eugenia stipitata) can be described as a very sour fruit; the fruit is sour but versatile due to its pleasant flavour, texture, colour, and smell. They are commonly used to make tropical drinks and cocktails, popsicles, and ice cream. The bushy trees can be maintained at six feet or More >

Baby Banana

The Health Benefits of Baby Banana

Baby banana is known as the sweetest of all bananas, also called finger or lady finger banana. It offers the same benefits just like a regular banana and is native to Columbia. Banana is one of the healthiest and most popular fruit in the world, consumed by nearly everyone on More >

Carissa Fruit

The Health Benefits of Carissa Fruit

Carissa also known as Natal plum is native to South Africa and is also planted in some parts of America, a fruit that can be eaten fresh but can also be cooked. Some people enjoy the Carissa fruit raw or in jellies, jams, pies, and sauces. They taste like a More >

Grapefruit

The Health Benefits of Red Grapefruit

Grapefruit is a tart-tasting fruit not everyone enjoys. The grapefruit is a sort of a crossbred between the orange and the pomelo. This is because the grapefruit is large in size like a pomelo but the outside of the grapefruit looks like an orange. Grapefruits are found in three colors: More >

Red Pear

The Health Benefits of Red Pear

Red pears are a low-fat, cholesterol-free food. Red pears have a high concentration of the phytonutrient anthocyanin. Anthocyanin has anti-aging properties, promotes heart health and protects against cancer. Red pears are also an excellent source of fiber, vitamin C, potassium, folic acid and copper. The amount of fiber in other More >

Guapinol Fruit

The Health Benefits of Guapinol Fruit

Guapinol, is a leafy tree that grows to 15 meters in height, its fruit resembles a woody vegetable that is long, flat and oblong with reddish brown colour and is indigenous to the Amazon rainforest and parts of tropical Central America. The fruit is brown with the shape of a More >

Carao Fruit

The Health Benefits of Carao Fruit

Carao Fruit is a member of the Carob family. Its tree is distinguished from others of its kind by clusters of pink flowers and large tabular, leathery pods about 50 centimetres long with a wrinkled appearance.

 

Carao fruit has a strong and unusual aroma and sweet flavour, which some people More >

Juneberry

The Health Benefits of Juneberry

Juneberries have attractive gray bark, an upright branching habit that becomes horizontal with age, and showy red fall foliage. Native Americans and early settlers gathered them and dried them for winter use. The fruits are ¼ to 3/8 inch in diameter, and fleshy red, turning purplish-blue to black. They are More >

Quince Fruit

The Health Benefits of Quince Fruit

Quinces are medium sized semi-tropical deciduous trees, growing to about 10 to 15 feet in height. The fruit is larger than average apple and bumpy; appear somewhat like large guava, avocado, or as short-necked pear fruit, a member of Rosaceae family. The fruit is native to the warm-temperate areas of southwest Asia, falling in the Caucasus region. More >

Oregon Grape

The Health Benefits of Oregon grape

Oregon grape is not actually a grape but nevertheless it’s a fruit grown in Oregon. The lovely shrub displays bright yellow flowers in the spring and spreads by underground stems known as rhizomes. The tree produces deep purple berries, and its dark green leaves turn bronze, crimson, or purple in More >

Indian Plum

The Health Benefits of Indian Plum

Indian plum, it’s no second guessing where it’s from, as the name suggests it is native to India. There are thousands of varieties of plums that are available throughout the world, ranging in colours like red, blue-black, purple, yellow, green or amber. The fruit is a drupe belonging to the More >