Healthy Fruits You Never Heard Of Before
If anyone asks you list few healthiest fruits, you can start with apples, oranges and the list may go on but do you know that there are many more healthy fruits of which you might not have even heard ever. There are quite healthy with taste yummy and have fat burning properties. Below you can find few of those healthy fruits which you should try to find out because they may not available in the nearby stores.
1. Black Sapote
Black sapote is also known as chocolate pudding fruit since it tastes so. 100 grams of this fruit consists of 130 calories and 191 mg vitamin C which equals two times that of an orange. It is also rich in carotenoids and catechins. It helps the release of fat from fat cells and helps liver in converting fats into energy. These are found in South America and their pies and smoothies are quite loved. These are also found in Hawaii and Florida.
It is called as custard apple which tastes like an apple and a banana with creamy texture. Its 50% is filled with RDA of vitamin C and 674 mg potassium. It helps in boosting energy and helps in weight loss. This one also found in South America. It is also filled with antioxidants and flavonoids. This reduces the risk of diabetes and chlorogenic acid which slows down the glucose release rate into the blood. It also prevents colon cancer as well.
This fruit is called the ‘next great super fruit’, a ‘pharmacy in a fruit’ and ‘Brazil’s new chocolate’. It greatly helps in weight loss. It looks like a coconut but taste like a chocolate, pear and pineapple. Cupuacu is rich in vitamin B, C, amino acids and compounds that improves health and helps in weight loss. Quercetin activates a protein which not only helps burn fat but also prevents from its formation.
Sapodilla is found in Central America and is of kiwi sized. It is known as ciku that tastes like a pear soaked in brown sugar. It is rich in fiber in 13 grams of a cup. It is also rich in vitamin A, C and tannins. The extract from sapodilla leaves are known to lower down the cholesterol and have antibiotic properties.
5. African Horned Melon
It is almost 3000 years old with a spiky appearance and looks like a Nintendo character. It is also called as blowfish fruit. It is found in New Zealand and Southeastern US, and has 44 calories in a fruit. The name may sound like it was born in Africa which isn’t true. It is rich source of vitamin C and magnesium which help in weight loss to a great extent. It helps in lowering fasting blood sugar levels and insulin levels due to the presence of magnesium.
They are like lychees and taste like pear and grapes. 100 grams of it contains 140% of the RDA of vitamin C, 60 calories and zero fats. This fruit neutralizes the harmful free radicals which cause cell ageing and may cause cancer. Its free radical killing effect equals to that of Japanese green tea.
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