The fig fruit tree is native to the temperate climate of Asia Minor or present day Turkey and today is grown as an important fruit of commerce in the eastern Mediterranean region, USA, Spain.
Fig fruit is low in calories. 100 g fresh fruits provide only 74 calories. However, they contain More >
Okra has many health benefits and medicinal use. Okra contains vitamins A and C and is a good source of iron and calcium. It also contains starch, fat, ash, thiamine and riboflavin.
The superior fiber found in okra helps to stabilize the blood sugar by curbing the rate at which More >
Soursop is a well known and highly regarded fruit in the tropical regions of Asia and South America but until recently was little known in the West.
In cultures where it occurs naturally it is known not only as a delicious fruit, but as having health and medicinal benefits as well.
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The benefits of dates are uncountable, as this fruit is affluent in natural fibers. Dates are even rich in several vitamins and minerals. These natural products contain oil, calcium, sulphur, iron, potassium, phosphorous, manganese, More >
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Watermelon is one of the fruits that many people look forward to in the summer months. Delicious, juicy, hydrating and refreshing, it’s also packed with health giving nutrients. The health benefits of watermelon include hydration and energy production, healthy eyesight, heart disease prevention and cancer prevention. Watermelon diet is also More >
Unless you are into sushi and other Asian delicacies, you probably don’t eat many sea vegetables. However, sea vegetables happen to be amongst some of the most nutritious foods in the world. There are many types of sea vegetables (or seaweeds). Ground kelp makes a great salt alternative.
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Combining Fruits and Vegetables effectively
Popeye was on the right track eating spinach for health and strength. Dark green leafy vegetables, like spinach, are amongst some of the healthiest vegetables in the world. Add chopped or baby spinach leaves to salads or sauté spinach with onions and lemon juice. It also makes a good More >
Unique, delicious, low in calories and nutritious Raspberries should be a must in your diet, when they are in season. They are great on cereals and in porridge, topped with yogurt, or added to smoothies. The health benefits of Raspberries include heart disease protection, cancer prevention and digestive health.Raspberry More >
They are only available for a short season, but health-promoting cherries should be devoured with gusto when in season. The health benefits of cherries include heart disease and cancer prevention and prevention of gout attacks.Cherry Nutrition
Cherries are a good source of vitamin C and fibre. The bright red colour of More >
Sweet potatoes can be enjoyed in much the same way as white potatoes and are good baked, boiled or mashed. They can also be used to make sweet desserts. Health benefits of sweet potatoes include improved brain function, heart disease protection, cancer prevention, improved vision and lung health.
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