Bare Fruit: The Next Best Thing to Fresh Fruit

Bare Fruit: The Next Best Thing to Fresh Fruit

It’s better to eat your fruit than to drink it. And it’s usually better to eat fresh fruit than canned or dried fruit. But Bare Fruit Crunchy Apple Chips throws this recommendation on its head…because these dried fruit chips are actually as good for you as real, whole apples. Whereas most apple … Read more

Can Kiwis Cure Depression?

fresh kiwis on a wooden plate

The human body requires an enhanced intake of fruits and vegetables for specific dietary nutrients such as essential fatty acids, minerals, amino acids, and vitamins. These are said to be associated with improved physiological and psychological well-being. The deficiency of crucial micronutrients might disturb the normal functioning of the body and manipulate … Read more

Dragon Fruit: Tropical Fiber

Dragon Fruit: Tropical Fiber

If you’re looking to boost your tropical fruit knowledge base, check out dragon fruit. Also known as pitaya or pitahaya, these leathery football-shaped fruits come in three varieties: red skin with red flesh, red skin with white flesh, and yellow skin with white flesh. The red skin with red flesh is considered … Read more

5 a Day Could Save Your Life

5 a Day Could Save Your Life

Hot on the tail of news showing that Americans are living longer but not necessarily better lives, comes a large study from Sweden linking fruit and vegetable intake with overall mortality. The study, published in the August edition of the Journal of Clinical Nutrition followed over 71,000 Swedish adults for a period … Read more

Summer time Fruit: Know Your Drupe

Autumn red peach

Fruits are so versatile; you can do much with them. Their tart and sweet taste is both revitalizing and fortifying. It can be eaten as it is or used to make a number of delicious recipes. To maintain a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle, it is necessary to eat three or four … Read more

Is Juicing Good or Bad For Health?

Fresh Orange juice

Fruits and vegetables are beneficial to your health. These are a source of vitamins and essential nutrients required by your body to grow and fight potentially harmful substances. Important compounds such as fiber, proteins, carbohydrates, iron, calcium, and magnesium are some important needs that should be provided to the body on a … Read more

How Does Fiber Reduce Risk of Stroke?

Fiber-rich breakfast

For centuries, fiber has been considered an important substance found in fruits and vegetables. To begin with, our digestive system relies on fibers to keep it running normally and preventing problems such as constipation. Once consumed, the fibers help the gut with bowel and stool movements. However, amongst the many benefits, it … Read more

Everything about Pichuberry

Pichuberry

Pichuberry or more commonly known as Inca berry, is a distant relative of eggplant. Its binomial name is Physalisperuviana, and it has recently received a lot of attention due to its excellent nutritional values. It has made it to the frontline after people realized how densely packed it is with high-quality nutrients … Read more

Snacking: Fruit is First

Snacking: Fruit is First

According to the market research firm NPD and their Snacking in America report, the top 3 snack foods in the US are: Fresh fruit Chocolate Potato chips That’s right people – fresh fruit beat out chocolate and potato chips as the most popular snack in America! More data from the report found … Read more

Everything about Pomelo

Pomelo tree in southern Vietnam

We can’t simply talk about healthy Asian citrus fruits without mentioning pomelo. Due to its size, in the scientific world, it is known as Citrus maxima or Citrus Grandis. This teardrop-shaped fruit, which is closely related to grapefruit, is as rich in juice as it is in history and benefits. Wondering how? … Read more