Strawberries Nutrients and Health Benefits

StrawberriesSince I pretty much have all or most of the popular fruits, vegetables, nuts, and meats in my blog collection, I decided to update some of the very first ones. My earlier article posts weren’t as detailed, full, and interesting as newer ones. The reason for that is because I’m noticing that I got some more and some better experience in writing about the Nutrients and Health Benefits of different kinds of foods. So, this article is going to be an update of my older article post about Strawberries Nutrients and Benefits. Only I’ll give this article a little bit different title, let’s call it Strawberries Nutrients and Health Benefits.

Did you know that Strawberries are not really considered as berries? It’s because the red yummy part of the strawberry is called a Receptacle. Botanically speaking, Receptacle is the thick part of a stem from which flower’s organs grow, but in the strawberries the Receptacle gives the rise to the red edible part. The seeds of the Strawberry are called Achenes. Achenes are a type of a simple dry fruit. In other words, Strawberries are considered as an Aggregate Accessory Fruit. Continue reading

Mamey Apple Nutrients and Benefits

Mamey, Mammee, Mammy Apple BerryDid you know that there is another extremely healthy berry that was created for us to eat? It is called Mamey Apple, other names are Mammea Americana, Mamey, Mammee Apple, Mammee, Mammy, Santo Domingo apricot, and South American apricot. No, it is not the Mamey Sapote, because sapote is a different fruit tree. Many people assume that this is a fruit, but Mamey Apple is considered a berry instead. Mamey Apple Berries can be as big as 20 cm or almost 8 inches in diameter. These berries can have from one to four seeds inside of them. On the outside the Mamey Apple feels rough but on the inside it is usually yellow or orange, and its texture can be either juicy, crispy, firm, or tender. People describe the taste of Mamey apples as kind of sweet similar to apricots and berries with a strong and pleasant smell. This large berry can be found growing in South America, West Africa, Southeast Asia, Hawaii, Florida, Bahamas, Central America, and Jamaica. One average raw Mamey apple can have these Nutrients: Continue reading

Persimmon Nutrients and Benefits

persimmonsDid you know that Persimmon is not a fruit, but its true definition is a berry. If you translate Persimmon to Russian it would be XYPMA, to sound it out you would say Hoorma. To some people persimmon berry is not a very common food, for some reason it’s just not as popular as other fruits and berries. But it still is a good and healthy fruit to eat sometimes. Persimmon berry is usually an orange color on the inside and on the outside, and it is usually between 1 to 4 inches in diameter. People like to eat Persimmons either dry, fresh, raw, or cooked. Some people have stomach problems after eating persimmons for a while, but it is because most of those people ate persimmons which were not ripe all the way. The Nutrients that you could get from one average raw persimmon, which is about 25 grams, are:
- Vitamin C (good amount)
- Calcium
- Iron
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Carbohydrates
- Calories

The Possible Benefits of Persimmon berry are:
- Improves wound healing
- Prevents cells from damages
- Improves gums health
- Improves teeth health
- Improves Immune System
- Protects from free radicals
- Reduces Aging
- Lowers Risks of some Cancers
- Improves Iron absorption
- Improves Lung health
- Prevents from frequent colds
- Protects from frequent infections
- Some nations use it to treat constipation
- Other nations use it for hemorrhoids
- May reduce bleeding
- Some people cook it to treat diarrhea
- Other people cook it to treat dysentery

Ohelo berries Nutrients and Benefits

ohelo berries from Steve Young and Volcanovillage.comThe Ohelo berries are good, fun and healthy to eat. It mostly grows around volcanic places like in Maui and Hawaii. This Ohelo berry can also be called ohelloberry or vaccinium reticulatum. These berries usually taste pretty sweet, but sometimes you’ll be able to find some with tartly taste. When you’ll find these Oheloberries bush make sure that you are not mistaking it with the Poisonous Akia berries. The Ohelo Berry has lots of small seeds inside, but the Akia Berry has only one big seed inside. Oheloberries can be ripe and at the same time they can have any of these colors like red, yellow, orange, purple, and even blue. In about a cup of Raw Oheloberries you should be able to get these Nutrients:
- Vitamin A (good amount)
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin C
- Protein
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Calories
- Carbohydrates

You can also get these good and important benefits from Raw and Fresh Oheloberries:
- Improves Eyesight
- Supports Good Vision
- Fights Viral Infections
- Protects from Viral Infections
- Reduces Chances of Night Blindness
- Moisturizes Skin
- Moisturizes Eyes
- Moisturizes Mucous
- Antioxidant Support
- Protects from Free Radicals
- Improves wound healing
- Prevents cells from damages
- Improves gums health
- Improves teeth health
- Improves Immune System
- Reduces Aging
- Lowers Risk of Cancers
- Improves Iron absorption
- Improves Lung health
- Prevents from frequent colds
- Protects from frequent infections

This picture of Oheloberries is available for any use from Steve Young and Volcanovillage.com So if you decide to use it then go to his website and copy it from there and remember to give credit to the picture’s owner.

Acerola Nutrients and Benefits

acerolaI really like this particular post about this particular fruit. I don’t even think that it should be called any other name then Extreme Amount of Vitamin C. The real name for this very awesome small fruit is Acerola. So far and as far as I know this cute little fruit contains the most amount of vitamin C in it then any other fruit in the world. In fact, just one whole Raw Acerola Fruit (weighs about 5 grams) contains about 133% of Daily Value per one serving, and just one cup of Raw Acerola fruits (weighs about 98 grams) contains about 2740% of Daily Value per one serving. Now, is that insane or what, no, it is awesome dudes. The only bad part about this fruit is that you don’t even hear about it in the USA and I haven’t seen it in stores. If you want to be able to get this Acerola fruits constantly then you need to be somewhere around the places where people can grow them, and that is in India, Brazil, Bahia, Peru, Mexico, Caribean, and maybe in southern Texas USA. Other names that you could hear people reffering to this fruit are like Malpighia Glabra, Barbados Cherry, West Indian Cherry, and Wild Crapemyrtle. People say that Acerola tastes sweet and at the same time sour too. Sometimes you could get a nice sweet one, but the ones that taste more sour it leave your mouth with a more tarty taste. The Size of Acerola fruit is about the size of a nice large Cherry. The Acerola fruit or berry (some people refer to it as a berry) grows on a small tree or a fruit shrub. Here is the full list of Nutrients in about a cup of Raw Acerola Fruits:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B9, Folate
- Vitamin C (EXTREME amount)
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Zinc
- Copper
- Selenium
- Protein
- Calories
- Carbohydrates
- Dietary Fiber
- Natural Fats

The List of benefits is not too big because only Vitamin C is extremely high in this Acerola Fruit and the rest of the nutrients are in extremely low amounts, but either way here is the list of benefits for Acerola Fruit:
- Improves Healing of Wounds
- Protects from Frequent Colds
- Protects from Frequent Infections
- Lowers chance of Lung Problems
- Protects from Free Radicals
- Reduces Chances of Many Cancers
- Improves Eyesight
- Fights Viral infections
- Reduces Chances of Vision Loss
- Reduces Chances of Constipation
- Improves Blood circulation
- Supports Bone health
- Relaxes Nerves
- Relaxes Muscles
- Supports Normal Function of Thyroid Gland
- Improves Cholesterol Levels

Blackcurrant Nutrients and Benefits

blackcurrant berriesBlackcurrant is a very healthy and important berry for humans health. This Black looking Berry Shrub mostly grows in colder parts of Europe and Asia. These Blackcurrant berries are pretty small and with seeds inside of them. Some people call it or write it as one word Blackcurrant, but some people use two words as Black Currant, or Currants Black. Since all alcoholic drinks taste like crap, Russians and Europeans use blackcurrant berries for a better taste and the look when making beer and vodka. Black Currants taste great and are full of antioxidants and vitamin C. And that is why European, Russian and Asian people ate black currants during world war 2, and because they didn’t have much choices of any other fruits during war in cold areas. If you translate Blackcurrant to Russian it will be чёрная смородина, to say it in English it will be Chernaya Smorodina. The Nutrients that you can get from one cup of European Raw BlackCurrants are:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin C (Extreme Amount)
- Vitamin E
- Calcium
- Iron
- Protein
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Fats
- Calories
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Zinc
- Copper
- Manganese
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Omega 6 Fatty Acids

The Nutrients in blackcurrants are very great and the Benefits of blackcurrant berries are awesome too:
- Improves Vision health
- Improves Heart health
- Improves Immune System
- Helps protect from computer use health damages
- Improves Night Vision
- Improves Cardiovascular health
- Helps protect from fungus
- Helps protect from high cholesterol
- Helps protect from bacteria
- Helps protect from viruses
- Improves blood sugar levels
- Helps protect from some cancers
- Helps stop the herpes virus
- Helps with Hyperglycemia
- Protects from heart diseases
- Protects from stroke
- Protects from cataracts
- Helps protect from food poisoning
- Helps protect from urinary infections
- Helps protect from inflammations
- Relieves diarrhea
- Relieves swollen throat
- Helps improve skin condition

So, yeah, boys and girls what did we learn today… We learned that we can call these berries either black currants, or blackcurrants, or currants black, or currants that are black, well, whatever you call them, they will still be very healthy for you and very beneficial. So, Remember, the nutrients in blackcurrant berries are very important for your health, and the benefits of blackcurrant berries are very helpful.