Health Benefits

MANGOSTEEN

Also known as the queen of fruits, mangosteen has been used to naturally treat a wide variety of health concerns for centuries by the people of Southeast Asia.

OUR FRUITS

FOR YOUR HEALTH

 

An informative guide to the nutritional values of our fruits.

FRUIT

NUTRITION AND HEALTH BENEFITS

A

 

AMBARELLA

Ambarella is a good source of vitamin C and iron.

APPLE BANANAS

Contains potassium and fibre and are higher in vitamins C and A than common bananas.

ATAULFO MANGO (CHAMPAGNE MANGO)

Rich in vitamin A, B, C and dietary fibre.

ATEMOYA

Beneficial for weight loss, lowers blood pressure levels and increases the body’s energy levels. Vitamin C.

B

 

BANANA BLOSSOM

Dietary Fibre, Protein, Unsaturated Fatty Acids, Vitamin E, Saponins, Potassium, Vitamin A.

BANANITO

Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C.

BENGALI LEMON

Vitamin C. Antioxidants. Reputed to be a cure for colds and flu when cooked in a curry.

BUBBLEBERRIES

Vitamin C. Fibre, folic acid, antioxidant.

BUDDHA'S HAND

Vitamin C. Calcium. Fibre.

C

 

CACAO FRUIT

Vitamin E, Vitamin D, Magnesium, B Vitamins.

CACTUS FIG (PRICKLY PEAR)

Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus.

CANDY FLOSS GRAPES

Vitamin A. Fibre.

CHARENTAIS MELON

Vitamins A, C. Calcium. Iron.

CHERIMOYA (ICE CREAM FRUIT)

Dietary Fibre aiding digestion. Low levels of fat. Good source of Vitamin C. Potassium. Vitamin B6

CHIKOO

Vitamins A, C. Fibre.

CURUBA (BANANA PASSIONFRUIT)

Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Riboflavin, Vitamin A & C, Sodium.

D

 

DURIAN

High in Vitamin C & B6. Great source of energy so perfect for people pursuing diets that are fruit based. Good source of healthy fats. High in iron and copper. Contains tryptophan and folic acid.

E

 

EGG FRUIT

Beta-carotene, Iron, Protein, Calcium, Vitamin C, Niacin, Calorie rich.

F

 

FEIJOA

Fibre, Folate, Protein & Vitamin C

G

 

GAC

Beta-Carotene, Vitamin E, Lycopene. Good source of Phytonutrients. Linked to good eye health.

GOJI BERRY – FRESH

Packed with antioxidants and more vitamin C than oranges. Goji berries contain the third highest amount of antioxidants of all the foods in the world. Goji berries have five hundred times more vitamin C than oranges, more iron than spinach and more beta-carotene than carrots. Goji berries also contain vitamin E. These berries contain more protein than whole wheat.

GRANADILLA

Calcium, Fibre, Iron, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium.

GREEN MANGO

Vitamin A, C. Fibre. In India, green mango is used as a medicine for various gastro-intestinal, bilious and blood disorders.

GREEN PAPAYA

Vitamin A, C.

GUAVA – EGYPTIAN

Vitamin A, Lycopene, Dietary Fibre, Vitamin C, Potassium, B-complex vitamins

GUAVA – THAI, WHITE FLESH

 

GUAVA – THAI, PINK FLESH

 

H

 

HONEY POMELO

Reduces Mucus and fights viruses. Vitamin C. Beta-Carotene. B vitamins. Ascorbic acid.

J

 

JACKFRUIT – RIPE

Includes simple sugars, sucrose and fructose, that are easily digested. Vitamin A, B-complex vitamins and vitamin C. Pyridoxine.

JACKFRUIT – UNRIPE

Calcium. Fibre. Folate. Iron. Magnesium. Manganese. Phosphorus. Potassium. Sodium. Vitamin C.

JAPANESE BABY PEACH

 

JUJUBE BERRY

Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Iron, Manganese. Highly regarded or healthy & beauty effects in Asian countries, including keeping skin young looking.

K

 

KIWANO (BLOWFISH FRUIT)

Magnesium, Vitamin C, Iron, Low calorie.

KIWIBERRIES

Kiwi berries are rich in vitamin C and naturally low in fat, cholesterol and sodium. They are also high in fibre and a great source of potassium, vitamin E and magnesium.

KUMQUAT (CHINESE ORANGE)

Vitamin C.

L

 

LIMEQUAT

Vitamin C.

LONG KONG

Longkong is a good source of vitamin C. It is also rich in many essential B-complex vitamins such as Folic acid, vitamin B-6, riboflavin and vitamin B-1, vitamin A.

LONGAN

Potassium, Riboflavin, Vitamin C, Very low fat.

LULO

Vitamins A, B3 and C. Calcium. Fibre. Iron. Phosphorus

LYCHEE

Good source of Vitamin C, Oligonol, Copper. Low calorie. 'Hot properties' in Chinese medicine.

M

 

MAMONCILLO (LEMON SORBET BERRY)

Dietary Fibre, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Calcium, Tryptophan, Lysine.

MANGOSTEEN

Antioxidants. Calcium. Iron. Fibre

MANILA TAMARIND

Vitamin C, Thiamine, High protein content in the seeds.

MARACUYA

Vitamin A and C. Calcium. Iron.

MARIAN PLUM (PLUM MANGO)

Best eaten chilled and fresh out of hand but is perfectly suitable used to create delicious desserts and drinks. Skin is edible, however some people prefer to peel. Discard central seed.

MILK FRUIT (STAR APPLE)

Anti-oxidants, Vitamin C, Calcium, Phosphorus, low calorie & no fat.

MONK FRUIT (LO HAN KUO)

Vitamin C, Anti-Oxidant properties, Low Calorie, Low Glycemic. Used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat obesity and diabetes.

N

 

NAM DOC MAI MANGO

Vitamin C. Fibre.

NASHI PEAR

High fibre. Potassium. Vitamin C, K.

P

 

PAW PAW

High in protein, antioxidants, vitamins A and C and several essential minerals.

PEPINO MELON

Dietary Fibre. Vitamin A, B and C.

PERSIMMON (SHARON FRUIT)

Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Dietary Fibre.

PHYSALIS

Vitamin C, Low calorie, Vitamin A, B-complex vitamins.

PINEBERRY

Vitamin A, B, C. Potassium.

PINK DRAGONFRUIT

Low calorie content. Easily digested carbohydrates. Seeds high in omega 3 & omega 6 fatty acids which support the health of the heart. Contains Lycopene, said to prevent prostate cancer. Rich in vitamin C.

PLANTAIN

Source of starch and energy. Dietary Fibre. Vitamin C. Potassium. Vitamin A.

Q

 

QUEEN VICTORIA BABY PINEAPPLE

This small fruit is considered a super fruit because of its high nutrient content.

QUINCE

 

R

 

RAMBUTAN

Copper, Vitamin C, Manganese, Dietary Fibre.

RED BANANA

Low calorie. Dietary Fibre. Potassium. Vitamin B6. Vitamin C

RED DATE – DRIED

Seventy to 80 times higher in Vitamin C than grapes and apples, red dates also abound with Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2. Protein. Calcium. Phosphorus. Iron. Magnesium. This vitamin-packed punch makes red dates great for people who are recovering from serious diseases.

ROSE APPLE

Vitamin A, C. Calcium. Fibre.

S

 

SANTOL (WILD MANGOSTEEN))

Vitamin A, C. Fibre.

SAPODILLA (CARAMEL FRUIT)

Sucrose and Fructose, natural energy boosting sugars. Antioxidants, vitamin C, A and E. Calcium and Iron.

SNAKE FRUIT

High Calorie, Iron, Vitamin C, Potassium, Pectin.

SOURSOP (GUANABANA)

Abundant in Vitamin C, B vitamins thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. Calcium.

STARFRUIT (CARAMBOLA)

Good source of carbohydrates, dietary fibre and vitamin c.

STRASBERRIES

Vitamin C.

SUGAR APPLE

High in Vitamin C. Calcium. Iron. Fibre.

SUGAR CANE

Large amount of glucose, instant energy. Cooling effect. Packed with antioxidants. Rehydrating

SWEETSOP

 

T

 

TAMARILLO

Dietary Fibre, low Calorie, Citric Acid, Antioxidants, Potassium, B-complex Vitamins, Vitamin A, C & E.

TAMARIND

Potassium.

TURKISH PEAR

 

W

 

WATER CALTROP (BAT NUT)

Vitamin B, C. Iron. Carbohydrates. Calcium. Phosphorus. Riboflavin. Magnesium. Minerals. Protein.

WOOD APPLE

Protein, Fibre, Iron, Vitamin C.3

WOOD APPLE – DRIED

Potassium, Fibre, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2. There are many health benefits thought to come with the consumption of bael tea, too many to list! These can easily be found on the internet.

Y

 

YELLOW DATE

Vitamin C. Iron. Fibre.

YELLOW DRAGONFRUIT

Good source of Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron and Phosphorus

YELLOW FLESH WATERMELON

Lycopene, Vitamin A, Electrolytes, Manganese, Potassium. Low Calorie, Low Fat.

YELLOW MANGOSTEEN

 

YOUNG COCONUT

Natural presence of electrolytes for hydration. Easily digested carbohydrates. Aids weight loss due to very low fat content and ability to suppress appetite. Hangover remedy. Help to reduce blood pressure. Rich source of Potassium.

YUZU

Vitamin C

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