A number of people are getting confused with Kumquats and oranges because of their similarities. And even for some people, Kumquat is a unique name in the category of fruit. For them, it is a must to know that Kumquat is an edible fruit and resembles orange but smaller in size. The fruit is eaten along with the peel. The name kumquat comes from Chinese ‘Cantonese’ means ‘golden tangerine’. The fruit is native to South Asia and originally were being cultivated in China. It is considered a sacred plant in China and given a gift on the occasion of lunar New Year. Now, the juicy fruit is grown all over the world. It can be eaten just like grapes and olives along with the peel. It is full of health and medicinal benefits.
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Apples integral part of daily diet
Who doesn’t want to eat apples? More or less all the people across the globe like to eat apple or cherishes its juice. Apple is full of biochemical compounds like antioxidants, which helps to combat free radicals in the body thus put away many ailments. The fruit is known for its phytonutrients, antioxidants, and dietary fiber that help it in fighting heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, diabetes, and stroke. It is famous for a fiber called Pectin. This soluble fiber is known for innumerable health benefits. This is one of my favorite fruits after Mango. Because of its nutrition facts and surprising health benefits, it is considered a superfood. It is tagged as ‘miracle food’ due to widespread cultivation and consumption. Here, we will discuss some of the amazing health benefits of eating apple that are generally unknow for many of us.
As the winter starts in India, one can observe innumerable hawkers with Singhara or water chestnut on the roadsides. The market is also flooded with this aquatic vegetable. The crispy and crunchy features of it are mouth-watering. Due to its low price value and on the other hand of higher nutritional facts, more or less all the people like to purchase it. I also like to bring it for myself as well as for my family members. I relish its crunchy and crispy aspects. Also Read: Benefits of Rambutan for Weight Loss.
What is a water chestnut?
Litchi or Lychee is one of the delicious, yummy, and juicy fruits, which can be seen along with Mangoes in the markets during the scorching sunlight of the summer season. This is one of the few fruits, which is being longing by all age groups young to old. The berries are adorable when seen on the trees as these give astonishing look to the fruit lovers. It is also used in making many healthy recipes, desserts, juices, and ice creams.
It’s a medium-sized evergreen tree with 40-50 feet height, sometimes it’s height may grow to 100 feet. Its oval or round-shaped fruit is about 4-5 cm long, 3 cm in diameter, and having a weight of about 10 gm. The outer cover can remove easily after ripening the berries. Its fleshy part is juicy, luscious, and sweet.
Cape gooseberry name
The fruit is named Cape gooseberry because it is first cultivated in Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. It is known by different names in different countries of the world. It is known as Inca berry, Goldenberry, African ground berry, Peruvian groundcherry, Peruvian cherry, Inca berry, Uchuva, Chinese lantern, Aztec berry, golden berry, giant ground cherry, etc. The different names of rasbhari across the world are as follow:
How apple juice is good for health?
Everybody is familiar with the fact that “An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away”. This precise statement shows the relevance and significance of eating the apple and drinking apple juice. Apple juice promotes a healthy body due to its enough power packed disease-fighting vitamins. Apple juice is associated with important phytonutrients, which counter many health hazards like cancer, asthma, cardiovascular disease, and blood pressure. Because of its antioxidants content, it reduces the risk of many chronic diseases. Apple is the richest source of phenolic compounds, which directly absorbed into the bloodstream.
Surprising Benefits of Jamun
Jamun or Black plum is an important summer fruit, associated with many health and medicinal benefits. The black plum is known to relieve stomach pain, carminative, anti-scorbutic, and diuretic. Jamun vinegar is good to reduce enlargement of the spleen, diarrhea, and who has urine retention problems. Jammu’s polyphenolic compounds are effective against cancer, heart diseases, diabetes, asthma, and arthritis. Various digestive disorders i.e. flatulence, bowel spasm, stomach disorders, dysentery are cured by Jamun. It is also eaten as a tonic to increase sexual activity. Jamun is known by different names such as jambul, jambas, jamun, jambolan, rajaman, kala jamun, neredu, naval, nerale, jamali, java plum, black plum, and blackberry.