Food Facts - Fruits

  Facts about Watermelon

 Fruits

Watermelon is a favorite to almost everyone. So do you know anything interesting about your this favorite fruit. No? Now let me tell you? Your so called favourite fruit water melon is not even a fruit. I didn’t know that too. I have some more interesting facts about this big sized giant.

The Facts:

1. Not only does it reduce your thirst, it can also satisfy irritations that create conditions like asthma, atherosclerosis, diabetes, colon cancer, and arthritis.

2. Over 1,200 varieties of watermelon are....

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  Pineapple

 Fruits

1. Arthritis Management:
One of the most important property of pineapple is its ability to reduce the inflammation of joints and muscles, particularly those associated with arthritis. Pineapples contain a relatively rare proteolytic enzyme called bromelain, which is primarily associated with breaking down complex proteins, but it also has serious anti-inflammatory effects, and reduces the signs and symptoms of arthritis.

2. Boosts Immune System:
A single serving of pineapple has more than 130% of ....

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  Lychee

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Lychee is a wonderful fruit with a wealth of health benefits, including its ability to boost the immune system, prevent cancer, improve digestion, build strong bones, lower blood pressure, defend the body against viruses, improve circulation, aid in weight loss, protect the skin, and optimize metabolic activities.
Lychee is packed with health benefits, but they come from the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients in the fruit, including vitamin C, vitamin B6, niacin, riboflavin, folate, copper, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium, and manganes....

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  Papaya

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Papaya, also known as Carica Papaya, is commercially famous for its high nutritive and medicinal value.The health benefits of papaya include improved digestion, enhanced immune system and the promotion of healthy heart. Papaya is also believed to prevent cancer. It is a natural source of vitamins and minerals that are essential for the normal functioning of the body. Papaya has been famous for hundreds of years and it was once called the “fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus.

It is rich in antioxidant nutrients such as ca....

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  Guava

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Guavas certainly are a treasure-trove with regard to nutrients. They are rich in antioxidants and known as a "super food". Some of the surprising and brilliant health benefits are listed below.

1. Weight Loss :
Guava is very effective in weight loss. Guava is very high in roughage and rich in vitamins, proteins and minerals, but it has no cholesterol and a low number of digestible carbohydrates. It is a very filling snack and satisfies the appetite very easily. Ironically, it can also help with weight gain in lean, ....

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  Banana

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The fruit of the banana tree is eaten directly when ripe or as a part of fruit salads, juice, or shakes. Unripe bananas can cause severe indigestion and should be eaten only in cooked form. The banana tree is the largest flowering herbaceous plant in the world, and although there are many different varieties, almost all are elongated, slightly curved fruits with a fleshy outer peel that can be easily removed to expose white to yellow flesh. The many medicinal benefits of bananas are attributed to its rich vitamin, mineral, and organic compound ....

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