How do you know when a pineapple is ripe and why does this sweet fruit taste bitter when eaten with dairy products? Here are interesting facts that you definitely did not know about this fruit, which originated in America.
Ten tiny kumquats (about 2/3 cup) are loaded with vitamin C, not unlike other citrus fruit. But where kumquats really stand out is in their 48% of daily fiber — dramatically more than other citrus varieties.
As we all know, oranges are round, sweet and bursting with vitamins. But this citrus fruit also has much more to offer than nutritional goodness. Today, we tell you what else you should know about oranges.
There’s really nothing better than a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice. But it’s often not that easy to extract all the juice, and squeezing oranges can quickly become a muscle-building exercise. See our Top 4 tips for getting even more juice out of this delicious fruit.
Pineapples are not only delicious, they are also super healthy. The royal tropical fruit is considered to be a true natural remedy as it provides the body with several minerals and trace elements and is an excellent source of vitamin C. The fruit also contains the enzyme bromelain, which is believed to have health benefits.Continue reading Enzyme found in pineapple helps to heal minor injuries
White, red or blue – a number of different grape varieties exists but what are the differences between the individual grapes? Today we reveal whether white or red grapes are the better choice.
As children, many of us grew up with the impression we should avoid eating seeds from fruit and vegetables (e.g., oranges, watermelon, papaya, bell peppers, etc.) on the vague assumption that they were inedible — possibly even toxic. As adults, we carry on this convention by tossing away apple cores or spitting out grape seeds. Well it turns out we’re operating on the adoption of another food myth: Far from being bad for you, fruit and veggie seeds are actually the most nutritious component of the entire plant!
Fruit juice contains lots of vitamins but its fructose content should not be underestimated. That is why it is often claimed not to be any healthier than soft drinks. What is true? Is fruit juice healthy or not?
Want to forget your troubles? Better remember your blueberries. Research suggests blueberries might brighten your mood. British researchers fed young adults 200 grams of blueberries, then measured effects on mood, memory and decision making. Mood scores rose 15% five hours after blueberry consumption.
Refreshing and with an exotic taste coconut is a must-eat in summer. But is coconut ac-tually healthy and how can it be used in the kitchen?