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Known as Naranjilla in Ecuador and Panama and as Lulo in Colombia, is a subtropical fruit from northwestern South America. Is an unusual exotic fruit, with beneficial and nutritional health benefits

  • It’s sour-sweet fruit taste virtually fat free and very low in calories
  • Aims digestion
  • Naranjilla is great for strong bones, hair, and nails
  • Contains certain acids that may lower cholesterol.
  • Very high in antioxidants destroy free radicals and they also help in the process of anti-ageing and prevention of cardiovascular disease, stroke and cancer
  • Naranjilla is great for stress… and also works well for relaxing and makes it easy for those who don’t sleep get a good night’s rest
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  • Ginger tea is great to drink when you feel a cold coming on. It is a diaphoretic tea, meaning that it will warm you from the inside and promote perspiration.
  • Soothes digestive system and nausea
  • Ginger also contains very potent anti-inflammatory compounds other uses include pain relief from arthritis or muscle soreness
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Gooseberries originates in the Ecuadorian and Peruvian Andes in South America. Once regarded as a lost fruit of the Incas, Gooseberries are tasty, exotic and very healthy

  • Golden berries are regarded as a functional food, a term used to describe foods providing health benefits beyond basic nutrition.
  • High in fibre, and iron, which transports oxygen around the body
  • Contributes to normal functioning of the immune system and reduction of tiredness and fatigue
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Tamarillo also known as ‘Tree Tomato’. Tamarillo is native to Ecuador, Peru, Chile, and Bolivia. The flesh of the tamarillo is tangy and mildly sweet, and may be compared to kiwifruit, tomato, or passion fruit. The seeds in the centre of the fruit are small and edible.

Tamarillos rate very highly as a source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants when compared with other common fruits and vegetables.

  • Low in fat and hence calories
  • Low in carbohydrates
  • High in potassium but extremely low in sodium, which is a desirable balance for a healthy diet
  • Source of fibre
  • Source of Vitamin A, B6 and C. Also contains Vitamin E and Thiamine
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Pineapple is high in vitamin C, Vitamin C has a reputation for suppressing coughs, colds, and flu symptoms for a reason. A natural antioxidant, vitamin C is also needed for synthesizing collagen, which is the main structural protein in the body for healthy blood vessels, organs, skin, and tissue support, heavy metal absorption, and bone strength.

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Bananas have been used to settle upset stomachs (including morning sickness)

  • Help overcome depression and reduce stress,
  • Full of energy
  • Protects against muscle cramps
  • eases heartburn pain,
  • Relieves constipation,
    Soothes PMS symptoms,
  • cure warts,
  • stimulates brain power.
  • High in Potassium and low in fat
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The homeland of the quince lies between the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea

  • Being rich in dietary fiber, quince is good for the people who are trying to lose weight.
    Quince boasts of antioxidant properties, which helps the body fight against free radicals and reduces the risk of cancer.
  • Consumption of quince has been found to be beneficial for people suffering from gastric ulcer.
  • It is believed that eating quince is good for maintaining the optimum health of an individual.Regular consumption of quince not only aids in digestion, but also helps lower cholesterol.
  • The presence of potassium in quince helps in the lowering of high blood pressure.
    Vitamin C present in quince helps reduce the risk of heart disease in individuals.
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Native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. Guava is another tropical fruit rich in high-profile nutrients. With its unique flavour, taste, and health-promoting qualities, the fruit easily fits into the category of new functional foods, often labelled as “super-fruits.”

The health benefits of guava include the treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery, constipation, cough, cold, skin care, high blood pressure, weight loss and scurvy.

  • Rich fibre content, low glycemic index prevents the development of diabetes
  • Vitamin A – booster for vision health
  • Folic Acid recommended for pregnant woman
  • Relaxes muscles and and nerves
  • Anti Ageing properties as contains antioxidants
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Modern exotic hibiscus were originally native to Mauritius, Madagascar, Fiji, Hawaii, and either China or India.

The health benefits of hibiscus tea include:

  • Relief from high blood pressure and high cholesterol, as well as digestive, immune system, and inflammatory problems.
  • Helps to cure liver disease and reduces the risk of cancer.
  • It can also speed up the metabolism and help in healthy, gradual weight loss.
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  • Apples help regulate sugar, lower cholesterol, prevent breathing problems, they are extremely rich in important antioxidants, flavonoids, and dietary fiber.
  • Apples may help reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease.
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  • Rich in vitamin C (good for colds) vitamin K – best known for its role in helping blood clot, or coagulation
  • Vitamin A (great for skin, bone, tooth development, and vision)
  • Vitamin E (twice the amount found in avocados, with half the calories)
  • Potassium balances the body’s electrolytes limiting hypertension and high blood pressure.
  • The copper supports bone growth, brain development, formation of red blood cells building immunity against disease
  • Rich in vitamin B6, important for healthy fetuses and breastfeeding women.
  • Antioxidant power in kiwis help neutralizing free radicals that can damage cells and cause inflammation and cancer.
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  • Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C.
  • They are also a very good source of dietary fiber. In addition, oranges are a good source of B vitamins including vitamin B1, pantothenic acid, and folate as well as vitamin A, calcium, copper, and potassium.
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  • Strawberries are an excellent source of folate. Medications used for conditions like rheumatoid arthritis can actually deplete folic acid in the body
  • They could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. they have the unique ability to suppress the inflammatory responses of the body and reduce our risk of hypertension by lowering LDL cholesterol.
  • They’re high in Vitamin C and a great source of fibre. This can help improve digestion, especially for those with constipation or irregular stools.
  • They’re high in antioxidants. This makes them a great defence against free radical damage.
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For decades, mangos have been used to soothe stomachs,

  • They fight cancer, alkalize the body, aid in weight loss, regulate diabetes, help digestion, clean your skin, aids concentration and memory, high iron for women and keeps your immune system healthy.
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Blackberries contain compounds that may help protect you from heart, brain and cell damage

  • The dark color in blackberries indicates a high concentration of antioxidants.
  • Their vitamin content may help reduce periodontal disease and age-related decline in motor and cognitive function.
  • Blackberries are low in calories, virtually fat free, high in fiber and rich in nutrients, making them a good choice for anyone trying to maintain or lose weight in a nutritious manner
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Stevia is a green, leafy plant that is native to South America, is a 100% natural, zero calorie sweetener, with a number of health benefits that have been confirmed in human studies, it is believed to Lower Blood Sugar Levels and Help Fight Diabetes.

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