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.
NUTRITION AND HEALTH BENEFITS
Ambarella is a good source of vitamin C and iron.
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.
Beneficial for weight loss, lowers blood pressure levels and increases the body’s energy levels. Vitamin C.
Dietary Fibre, Protein, Unsaturated Fatty Acids, Vitamin E, Saponins, Potassium, Vitamin A.
Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C.
Vitamin C. Antioxidants. Reputed to be a cure for colds and flu when cooked in a curry.
Vitamin C. Fibre, folic acid, antioxidant.
Vitamin C. Calcium. Fibre.
Vitamin E, Vitamin D, Magnesium, B Vitamins.
CACTUS FIG (PRICKLY PEAR)
Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus.
CANDY FLOSS GRAPES
Vitamin A. Fibre.
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
Vitamins A, C. Fibre.
CURUBA (BANANA PASSIONFRUIT)
Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Riboflavin, Vitamin A & C, Sodium.
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.
Beta-carotene, Iron, Protein, Calcium, Vitamin C, Niacin, Calorie rich.
Fibre, Folate, Protein & Vitamin C
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.
Calcium, Fibre, Iron, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium.
Vitamin A, C. Fibre. In India, green mango is used as a medicine for various gastro-intestinal, bilious and blood disorders.
Vitamin A, C.
GUAVA – EGYPTIAN
Vitamin A, Lycopene, Dietary Fibre, Vitamin C, Potassium, B-complex vitamins
GUAVA – THAI, WHITE FLESH
GUAVA – THAI, PINK FLESH
Reduces Mucus and fights viruses. Vitamin C. Beta-Carotene. B vitamins. Ascorbic acid.
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
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.
KIWANO (BLOWFISH FRUIT)
Magnesium, Vitamin C, Iron, Low calorie.
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)
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.
Potassium, Riboflavin, Vitamin C, Very low fat.
Vitamins A, B3 and C. Calcium. Fibre. Iron. Phosphorus
Good source of Vitamin C, Oligonol, Copper. Low calorie. 'Hot properties' in Chinese medicine.
MAMONCILLO (LEMON SORBET BERRY)
Dietary Fibre, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Calcium, Tryptophan, Lysine.
Antioxidants. Calcium. Iron. Fibre
Vitamin C, Thiamine, High protein content in the seeds.
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.
NAM DOC MAI MANGO
Vitamin C. Fibre.
High fibre. Potassium. Vitamin C, K.
High in protein, antioxidants, vitamins A and C and several essential minerals.
Dietary Fibre. Vitamin A, B and C.
PERSIMMON (SHARON FRUIT)
Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Dietary Fibre.
Vitamin C, Low calorie, Vitamin A, B-complex vitamins.
Vitamin A, B, C. Potassium.
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.
Source of starch and energy. Dietary Fibre. Vitamin C. Potassium. Vitamin A.
QUEEN VICTORIA BABY PINEAPPLE
This small fruit is considered a super fruit because of its high nutrient content.
Copper, Vitamin C, Manganese, Dietary Fibre.
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.
Vitamin A, C. Calcium. Fibre.
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.
High Calorie, Iron, Vitamin C, Potassium, Pectin.
Abundant in Vitamin C, B vitamins thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. Calcium.
Good source of carbohydrates, dietary fibre and vitamin c.
High in Vitamin C. Calcium. Iron. Fibre.
Large amount of glucose, instant energy. Cooling effect. Packed with antioxidants. Rehydrating
Dietary Fibre, low Calorie, Citric Acid, Antioxidants, Potassium, B-complex Vitamins, Vitamin A, C & E.
WATER CALTROP (BAT NUT)
Vitamin B, C. Iron. Carbohydrates. Calcium. Phosphorus. Riboflavin. Magnesium. Minerals. Protein.
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.
Vitamin C. Iron. Fibre.
Good source of Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron and Phosphorus
YELLOW FLESH WATERMELON
Lycopene, Vitamin A, Electrolytes, Manganese, Potassium. Low Calorie, Low Fat.
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.