Laboratory studies have shown that pomegranate extract can slow down cancer cell reproduction, and even induce apoptosis (cell death) in cancer cells. Pomegranate extract has been shown to inhibit reproduction of breast cancer cells, and may even kill some of them.
An apple won’t replace your toothbrush, but biting and chewing an apple stimulates the production of saliva in your mouth, reducing tooth decay by lowering the levels of bacteria.A new study performed on mice shows that drinking apple juice could keep Alzheimer’s away and fight the effects of aging on the brain.
Having a banana at breakfast every day adds a nutrient to your body to support normal heart function. Bananas are rich in a mineral electrolyte called potassium. Adding a banana to your diet also helps keep your eyes healthy. Bananas have a small amount of vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin that is vital for protecting your eyes and normal vision.
Looking around a typical supermarket these days, you might be forgiven for thinking that the fruit available today through Fresh Fruits is almost unrecognisable to what was available less than a generation ago. The perfumed rambutan; the delicate hidden delight of the physalis; the oddly enticing African Horned Cucumber, or the wild contrast in smell and flavour of the remarkable Durian. These are just a few of the fruits that today are familiar—and to families—not just the gourmand.
Grapes have been grown for the table throughout human history and are central to every culture where they have been cultivated. In ancient Rome and Greece; in the poetry of the Middle East, representing divine love, they are the quintessential fruit.
Mango leaves help normalize insulin levels in the blood. The traditional home remedy involves boiling leaves in water, soaking through the night and then consuming the filtered decoction in the morning. Mango fruit also has a relatively low glycemic index so moderate quantities will not spike your sugar levels.
Sweet lime is also known as the Mosambi. It is a citrus fruit (belongs to the Citrus family) which was first originated in the regions of Mediterranean Southeast Asia.Sweet lime or Mosambi juice is a very famous juice all through India, In Bangladesh we can be found in almost every season.
Due to the rich fiber content and low glycemic index, guavas prevent the development of diabetes. While the low glycemic index inhibits a sudden spike in sugar levels, the fiber content ensures the sugar levels are well regulated. Guavas are rich in Vitamin A.
Papayas are rich in fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants that prevent cholesterol build up in your arteries. Too much cholesterol build-up can block the arteries completely, causing a heart attack. Papaya extracts have also found to reduce lipid and triglycerides in diabetic rats.
The well-known pineapple fruit is actually a complex flower head that forms around the stem. Each of the eyes on the surface is the dried base of a small flower. The pineapple is the only cultivated fruit whose main stem runs completely through it. The top crown of leaves contains a bud that, when mature, indicates that the fruit is ready for cutting. The crowns from the top of the fruit are usually used for propagation because pineapples contain no viable seeds; occasionally, slips from the base of the fruit or suckers are used if planting material is in short supply. The plant grows to a height of 1 m; the first crop is ready for harvesting approximately 18 months after planting. Because the plant uses water very efficiently, pineapple may be grown in areas of relatively low rainfall (50 to 200 cm).
We’ve deals with list of some popular melons and their associated health benefits: Protects Skin: Move over oranges, because a serving of cantaloupe (1 cup), has 100% of your daily vitamin C needs. Vitamin C, in turn, helps the body produce collagen which helps protect the skin from harmful UV rays.
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