Limes

1 lime=20 Calories Different varieties of limes can be found all over the world, they are perhaps the world’s most infamous fruit, for their sour flavor and iconic bright green color. Studies have the health benefits of limes to include weight loss, skin care, good digestion, relief from constipation, eye care, and treatment of scurvy,…

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Lemons

1 Lemon= 17 calories Lemons are one of the worlds best healers, their bright yellow color, distinct sour taste, and round shape, make them easily, identifiable. Lemons are great healers because of their immune boosting Vitamin C and high level of acidity. Lemons also provide Vitamin B6, potassium, limonin, and limonene. Found in the peel,…

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Kumquat

1 fruit= 13 Calories Low in fat and high in fiber, the kumquat is a citrus that is eaten whole. Like all citrus fruits, kumquats are high in vitamin C and potassium, which is helpful in hydration and controlling blood pressure levels. One of the hidden gems of citrus fruits are the phytonutrients that live…

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Kiwi

1 Fruit= 42 Calories The kiwi fruit is a fruit with a very interesting history and whose recent rise in popularity reflects a combination of an appreciation for its taste, nutritional value, unique appearance, and surprisingly, its name. Kiwi can offer a great deal more than an exotic tropical flair, these emerald delights contain numerous…

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Grapes

½ cup= 55 Calories Grapes are the flavor chameleons of the fruit world, some taste like strawberries, others taste like black currants, still others of apples, or lemons, or, plums. In addition to the large flavor, grapes also keep adding to their health benefits in the form of phytonutrients. With their overwhelming number of health-supportive…

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Gojiberry

¼ cup= 220 Calories Long hailed for their various health and medicinal properties, the Gojiberry has recently topped many lists of ‘super-foods’. These small, ruby fruits are true gemstones in the nutritional field. Bursting with antioxidants and vitamins, the berries provide a wide variety of nutritional benefits. Gojiberries contain more than 34 times the antioxidant…

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Figs

1 Medium= 37 Calories Figs are not only the main ingredient in a very popular cookie, they are also a good source of potassium- a mineral that helps control blood pressure. Figs are a good source of dietary fiber. Fiber and fiber-rich foods may have a positive effect on weight management. In one study, women…

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Dates

1 small date= 20 calories 1 Medjool date=60 calories Dates are very popular because of their sweet flavor and great health benefits. Dates provide several essential nutrients such as calcium, fiber, amino acids, sulfur, iron, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, copper, potassium and fats to the body. They are wonderful sources of dietary fiber and are rich…

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Cranberries

1 cup= 51 calories Cranberries evoke feelings of the holidays for many people. Their short season peaks around Thanksgiving and Christmas, making them in plentiful supply for the holidays. Cranberries rank in the top ten most healthy foods on the planet due to their extremely high and diverse antioxidant content – making them a key…

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Coconut

1 cup= 283 Calories 1 Medium whole= 1,405 Calories Coconut is a sweet-tasting tropical fruit that is available year round. Coconut is highly nutritious and rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It is classified as a “functional food”? because it provides many health benefits beyond its nutritional content. Coconut is used to treat a wide…

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