Mango Nutrients and Benefits

Mango Fruit - MangoesMangoes are very popular fruits throughout the world, but they only grow in tropical, subtropical, and warmer regions. Mango is considered the national fruit of the Pakistan, Philippines, and India. Some cultures use mangoes to decorate the environment for different kinds of celebrations and holidays, and some cultures use mangoes for sinful purposes like worshiping their idols. Mango fruit is usually sweet, juicy, pulpy, and soft, but some mangoes can be kind of firm. You can find mangoes in different colors on the outside like red, yellow, orange, and green, but on the inside they will still have the yellow color. The Nutrients that we find in a cup or 165 grams of Raw Mangoes are: 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

Watercress Nutrients and Benefits

Watercress Vegetable, Herb, or WeedWatercress is considered differently around the world because some people consider it as a Herb, some consider it as a Weed, and some people consider Watercress as an Aquatic Vegetable. Other names for the Watercress Herb are Nasturtium or Rorippa. Watercress are cute, little, perennial, very healthy, and semi aquatic leaf vegetables. Sometimes they can grow as high as 120 cm or 47 inches. If you let this plant produce its flowers, then Watercress will become bitter. Watercress Herb is also considered as one of the oldest vegetables that are being used by people. Some people claim that after eating bigger amounts of Watercress Herb they produced Temporary symptoms of Cystitis (an inflammation of Urinary Bladder). Also, Watercress contains high amount of iodine which strengthens and improves the function of your thyroid gland. Watercress contains a great amount of Nutrients and a very good variation of Nutrients. From about one cup or 34 grams of Raw Fresh Watercress we get these Nutrients: Continue reading

Winter Squash Nutrients and Benefits

squash winterWinter Squash is a very tender vegetable with lots of different varieties in shapes and colors. Usually people prefer to cook the winter squash before eating it. The best time to pick winter squash is somewhere around October or November. The Nutrients in about 1 cup, (205 grams) of baked Winter Squash are:
– Vitamin A (Extreme Amount)
– Vitamin B1, Thiamin
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin
– Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
– Vitamin B9, Folate
– Vitamin C (Good Amount)
– Vitamin E
– Vitamin K
– Potassium
– Dietary Fiber (Good Amount)
– Manganese (Good Amount)
– Copper
– Omega 3 Fatty Acids
– Omega 6 Fatty Acids
– Amino Acids
– Calories
– Protein
– Calcium
– Iron
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Zinc
– Selenium
– Carbohydrates
– Natural Fats
– Natural Sugars

Also, there are very good benefits that you could get from this kind of Winter Squash:
– Helps prevent some cancers
– Reduces Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)
– Helps Maintain Healthy urinary function
– Helps Maintain Healthy sexual function
– Support Lung Health
– 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
– Improves Iron absorption
– Prevents from frequent colds
– Protects from frequent infections
– Supports strong bones
– Supports healthy bones
– Normalizes blood sugar levels
– Supports healthy thyroid gland
– Improves Nerve health
– Helps protect from nausea
– Reduces vomiting
– Reduces skin rashes
– Maintains Hair color
– Normalizes Cholesterol levels
– Helps prevent dizziness
– Helps prevent hearing loss
– Supports healthy reproduction

Plantains Nutrients and Benefits

plantainPlantain Fruits are kind of similar looking to Bananas, but people usually cook plantains, and bananas people usually eat fresh and raw. Plantains are also called Musa paradisiaca. Plantains may look like bananas but they taste not as sweet as bananas and they are more firmer than typical yellow sweet bananas. People cook plantains in many different ways, some prefer to boil them, some grill them, some fry them, some steam them, and the very ripe plantains can be eaten raw. Some people cook plantains just like you would cook a potato. The Nutrients that you may find in one cup or 148grams of sliced fresh raw plantains are:
– Vitamin A (good amount)
– Vitamin B1, Thiamin
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin
– Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine (good amount)
– Vitamin B9, Folate
– Vitamin C (good amount)
– Vitamin D
– Vitamin K
– Protein
– Iron
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Potassium (good amount)
– Zinc
– Copper
– Selenium
– Natural Fats
– Carbohydrates
– Dietary Fiber
– Natural Sugars
– Calories

The benefits that we could possibly receive from eating Plantains are:
– Improves nerve function
– Improves muscle function
– Reduces confusion
– Reduces irritability
– Reduces fatigue
– Lowers chance of heart problems
– Lowers chance of high blood pressure
– Protects from chronic diarrhea
– Improves exercise ability
– Improves wound healing
– Prevents cells from damages
– Improves gums health
– Improves teeth health
– Improves Immune System
– Reduces Aging
– Lowers Risks of some Cancers
– Improves Iron absorption
– Improves Lung health
– Prevents from frequent colds
– Protects from frequent infections
– Supports Brain Function
– Provides Healthy Energy
– Reduces Risk of Heart attack
– Supports Nervous system
– Protects from homocysteine build-up
– Lowers chance of anemia
– Helps protect from eczema
– Helps protect from dermatitis
– Supports healthy skin
– May reduce seizures
– 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

Zucchini Nutrients and Benefits

zucchiniZucchini is a vegetable that looks like a cucumber and sometimes called a summer squash. It usually has a green, or yellow, or a light green color. Some people consider zucchini a fruit because botanically it is an immature fruit. People enjoy zucchini with vegetable salads, in soups, in pastas, in rice, just raw by itself, canned, or fried with other vegetables. In about a cup or 180 grams of cooked Zucchini you can get these Nutrients:
– Vitamin A (good amount)
– Vitamin B1, Thiamin
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin
– Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
– Vitamin B9, Folate
– Vitamin C
– Vitamin E
– Vitamin K
– Protein
– Calories
– Carbohydrates
– Dietary Fiber
– Omega 3 Fatty Acids
– Omega 6 Fatty Acids
– Natural Fats
– Calcium
– Iron
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Potassium
– Zinc
– Copper
– Manganese
– Selenium

The Benefits that come with regular consumption of Zucchini are:
– 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
– Improves nerve function
– Improves muscle function
– Reduces confusion
– Reduces irritability
– Reduces fatigue
– Lowers chance of heart problems
– Lowers chance of high blood pressure
– Protects from chronic diarrhea
– Improves exercise ability
– Supports strong bones
– Supports healthy bones
– Normalizes blood sugar levels
– Supports healthy thyroid gland
– Improves Nerve health
– Helps protect from nausea
– Reduces vomiting
– Reduces skin rashes
– Maintains Hair color
– Normalizes Cholesterol levels
– Helps prevent dizziness
– Helps prevent hearing loss
– Supports healthy reproduction

PassionFruit Nutrients and Benefits

passion fruit insidePassionfruit or Passion Fruit or Passiflora Edulis is a healthy Fruit that likes to grow in hotter climates. It is possible to find Passion Fruit in places like India, South Africa, New Zealand, Israel, Carribean, East Africa, Brazil, Colombia, Hawaii, Florida, California, Ecuador, Indonesia, and Peru. The Oval Passion Fruit has a form of a very large egg and they can be about the size of a grapefruit or a lemon. You can find Passion Fruits in two different ripe colors dark purple and bright yellow, and if you see them in fresh green color then that means it is not ready to eat yet. The Passionfruit flowers on the Passion Fruit plants are extemely beautiful and have different colors also. There are different varieties available in Dark Purple color Passion Fruit and in Bright Yellow Passion Fruit. The Dark Purple Passion Fruit comes in varieties like Black Knight, Red Rover, Edgehill, Purple Giant, Frederick, Paul Ecke, and Kahuna. And the Bright Yellow Passion Fruit comes in varieties like Golden Giant and Brazilian Golden. When you’ll decide to buy some passionfruits, try choosing the bigger, heavier, firmer and even wrinkled ones while you are at the store. Do not buy the green ones, they are not ripe yet. You can enjoy Passionfruit with ice cream, yogurt, fruit salads or just fresh and raw by itself. If you don’t like the seed texture or taste in your mouth then just strain the juice that you’ll be able to squeeze out from the insides of the fruit. The Nutrients in Dark Purple Passion Fruit and in the Bright Yellow Passion Fruit are very similar and with very little differences. We will include both of the fruits’s Nutrients Lists, but only one Benefits List because of the similar Nutrients.
passion fruit flower redSo, in about one cup or 247 grams of Raw, Fresh, Dark Purple Passionfruit Juice you can expect to receive these Nutrients:
– Vitamin A (good amount)
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
– Vitamin B9, Folate
– Vitamin C (extreme amount)
– Vitamin K
– Protein
– Calories
– Carbohydrates
– Dietary Fiber
– Natural Fats
– Calcium
– Iron
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Potassium (good amount)
– Sodium
– Zinc
– Copper
– Natural Sugars

passion fruit flower blueAnd, in about one cup or 247 grams of Raw, Fresh, Bright Yellow Passionfruit Juice you can expect to receive these Nutrients:
– Vitamin A (good amount)
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin (good amount)
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
– Vitamin B9, Folate
– Vitamin C (large amount)
– Vitamin K
– Protein
– Calories
– Carbohydrates
– Dietary Fiber
– Natural Fats
– Calcium
– Iron
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Potassium (good amount)
– Sodium
– Zinc
– Copper
– Natural Sugars

The Benefits are awesome and important too from constant consuming of Passion Fruits:
– Improves nerve function
– Improves muscle function
– Reduces confusion
– Reduces irritability
– Reduces fatigue
– Lowers chance of heart problems
– Lowers chance of high blood pressure
– Protects from chronic diarrhea
– Improves exercise ability
– Strengthens bones
– Builds bones
– Improves blood circulation
– Protects from muscle spasms
– Improves heart rate
– Normalizes blood sugar level
– Helps prevent headaches
– Lowers Bad Cholesterol Levels (LDL)
– Raises Good Cholesterol Levels (HDL)
– Supports Healthy Fat process
– Reduces Weakness
– Normalizes appetite
– Reduces skin infections
– Reduces digestive issues
– Provides Healthy Energy
– Improves Skin health
– Protects Cells from Oxygen Damage
– Reduces Sensitivity to Light
– Improves Skin around eyes
– Reduces Oral Sores and Cracks
– Reduces Skin peeling around nose
– Supports Good Vision
– Supports Cells Production
– Improves Eyesight
– 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
– 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

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

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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

Guava Nutrients and Benefits

guava greenGuava is a very hard to find fruit in the USA except the Hawaii. In Russian Guava will be гуайява. Some Guavas have the green color on the outside, and some red and some yellow. On the inside some guavas are red looking, kind of like grapefruit color on the inside. Not only does guava fruit improves our health but its leaves are also known to be used in medical field to help support our health functions. Guava Fruits can be enjoyed pretty much just like an apple. In about a cup of raw and fresh guavas people can get these important Nutrients:
– Vitamin A (good amount)
– Vitamin B1, Thiamin
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin
– Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
– Vitamin B9, Folate (good amount)
– Vitamin C (extreme amount)
– Vitamin E
– Vitamin K
– Protein
– Calories
– Carbohydrates
– Dietary Fiber (good amount)
– Natural Fats
– Calcium
– Iron
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Potassium (good amount)
– Zinc
– Copper
– Manganese
– Selenium
– Natural Sugars

People who get to enjoy Guava Fruit regularly, then they also get to enjoy most of these health Benefits:
– Protects from free radicals
– Reduces Risk of Cancer
– Improves wound healing
– Reduces Risks of colds
– Reduces Risks of infections
– Helps protect from lung problems
– Improves eyesight
– Reduces Risk of night blindness
– Improves Skin Health
– Improves Muscle Functions
– Reduces High blood pressure Risk
– Reduces Heart problems
– Lowers chances of chronic diarrhea
– Reduces Irritability
– Helps protect from depression
– Helps protect from insomnia
– Improves memory
– Reduces chances of gingivitis
– Normalizes Cholesterol Levels
– Supports Bowel Regularity
– Normalizes Blood Sugar Levels
– Supports Weight Loss
– Helps protect from constipation
– Reduces chances of hemorrhoids