Ugli Fruit

1 fruit= 45 Calories Ugli fruits are named after their appearance which is generally discolored, pot-marked and odd-shaped. However, it gets a bad rap; it really has a very sweet, citrus taste, and can be peeled quite easily, making it a great snack or an addition to salads. The outside is a greenish-yellow color and…

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Strawberries

½ cup sliced= 24 calories Strawberries are the most popular type of berry fruit in the world. High in vitamins C and K, manganese, fiber and flavonoids, strawberries are filled with a powerful phytonutrient that gives them their bright red color: anthocyanidin. Scientific studies reveal the anthocyanadins in strawberries block the enzyme that causes inflammation,…

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Raspberries

½ cup= 32 Calories Fragrantly sweet with a subtly tart overtone and almost melt-in-your-mouth texture, raspberries are wonderfully delicious and are usually in limited supply. Related to roses and blackberries, these little pink jewels are low in calories and full of vitamin C and contain much more fiber than most fruits. They’re not always pink…

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Pomegranates

1 medium=105 Calories Pomegranates are one of the most talked about and popular fruits today for two major reasons. The first being that pomegranates are five inch globes packed with symmetrical red seeds that are surrounded by a tart juicy flesh. Second, they are pumped full of disease-preventing antioxidants. Reports of pomegranate juice’s protection against…

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Plums

1 fruit= 30 Calories There are few fruits that come in such a panorama of colors as the juicy sweet tasting plum. Plums belong to the Prunus genus of plants and are relatives of the peach, nectarine and almond. They are all considered ‘drupes’, fruits that have a hard stone pit surrounding their seeds. When…

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Pineapples

1 cup chunks= 83 Calories Pineapples have exceptional juiciness and a vibrant tropical flavor that balances the tastes of sweet and tart. They are second only to bananas as America’s favorite tropical fruit. There are many great health benefits to eating pineapples. Pineapples are full of vitamin C, B6, copper and the magnificent micro-mineral manganese…

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Persimmons

1 fruit= 32 calories Persimmons are abundant in a variety of healthy nutrients that help prevent diseases and regulate body processes. Rich in phytonutrients like polyphenolic antioxidants, permissions are great at fighting cancer, inflammation, and hemorrhages. The health benefits of persimmons also extend to more active disease fighting ingredients such as vitamin A, beta carotene…

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Passion fruit

1 fruit= 17 calories The passion fruit is an egg-shaped tropical fruit that can also be found under the name purple granadilla. The passion fruit is known for it’s raisin-like appearance, wrinkled purple-brown skin closing it’s flesh covered seeds. The technical name, purple granadilla, literally means little purple pomegranate. The primary health benefits of passion…

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Nectarine

1 small= 58 Calories

The heavenly sweet flavor of nectarines makes them a popular and coveted fruit. Fresh nectarines are rich in potassium, carotenes, flavonoids, and natural sugars. Sink your teeth into the orange flesh and benefit from their colorful phytonutrients. Lutein in nectarines protects against macular degeneration, heart disease, and types of cancer.

Mango

1 mango= 201 Calories Mango is one of the delicious tropical fruit, it’s believed to be originated in the Sub-Himalayan plains of India. The health benefits of mangoes are vast, including the prevention of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Other benefits of eating mangoes are improving digestion, lowering cholesterol, better sex, increased memory power, and…

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