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    Types of Fruits

    When it comes to choosing between different fruit types, there are innumerable choices available. The choice of fruits differs from person to person, from country to country etc. To say for example, in UK, apples, pears, plums, oranges and bananas are very popular among people. There are certain types of fruits that owe their origin in specific places like Cox apples are grown in UK.

    If you go to market, you'll find an amazing variety of fruits right from soft fruits like Raspberry, blackberry and strawberry to fleshy fruits like apple, pineapple, banana and papaya. In the category of vine fruits, there are delicious fruit options like grapes, watermelon and cantaloupe.

    If you are not much fond of soft fruits, then you can go in for fruits like plum, apricot, lychee and mango. As it is said variety is the spice of life, there is still another fantastic kind of fruits known as citrus fruits, which are excellent sources of vitamin C. Examples include orange, lime and kumquat. So, relish the taste of different types of fruits that our mother nature has bestowed on us.


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    Calories in Fruits

    Fruits are deemed, as a perfect source for providing our body with all the necessary nutrients. When we compare people, who have generous intake of fruits to those, who have little or almost no intake in their diet, the former are found to have a reduced risk of chronic diseases, including stroke and other cardiovascular diseases as well as certain cancers. A healthy diet is always inclusive of lots of fruits because it provides essential vitamins, minerals and fiber required for the daily mechanism of the body. Fresh fruits are rich in water content and thus, prove to be very helpful and beneficial for the human body.

    Often, an all-fruit diet is cited to be a perfect option for those who are looking forwards to reduce some weight. This is because consumption of fruits causes reduced appetite, thereby enhancing weight loss. Another effective benefit of fruits is that you feel fuller and thus are less likely to overeat in the next meal or munch on unhealthy snacks. Also, given to the fact that there are numerous types and flavors of fruit available, you can add different types to your diet schedule.



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    Read the table given below, to know more about the calorie content present in each fruit.

    Fruits (100 grams) Calorie Content
    Apple 56
    Avocado Pear 190
    Banana 95
    Chickoo 94
    Cherries 70
    Dates 281
    Grapes Black 45
    Guava 66
    Kiwi Fruit 45
    Guava 49
    Lychies 61
    Mangoes 70
    Orange 53
    Orange juice (100 ml) 47
    Papaya 32
    Peach 50
    Pears 51
    Pineapple 46
    Plums 56
    Strawberries 77
    Watermelon 26
    Pomegranate 77
    Watermelon 16



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    Types of Citrus Fruits

    Citrus fruits are acidic fruits, which contain healthy nutrition content that works wonders for the body. Citrus fruits act as a fabulous source of vitamin C and a wide range of essential nutrients required by the body. Citrus fruit list is a real long one encompassing innumerable types of citrus fruits like clementine, leech, lime, grapefruit, mandarin, tangerine, kumquat, minneola, tangelo, lemon, orange and pummelo etc.

    Citrus fruits are not just meant to be consumed because of their wonderful taste, but also they form an essential component of a healthy diet, owing to their multiple health benefits. The real taste lies in consuming raw fresh citrus fruit. Citrus fruits have an amazing fragrance and this explains the reason why they are among the top fruit list of people. Usually these fruits are juicy and it is this juice that contains the main acidic element, which gives the fruit a characteristic sharp flavor.

    The color of the citrus fruit depends upon the climatic conditions. During non-wintertime in the tropical regions, the citrus fruit can be spotted in the green color until maturity, otherwise greenish orange. Usually the citrus fruits are picked even before they fully ripen. So, enjoy the tasty juicy citrus fruits and savor their health benefits.



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    Dried Fruit Nutrition

    Talking about the dried fruit nutrition, though it is healthy, but definitely it's not very suitable for those who wish to lose weight. The reason that can be attributed to this fact is that dried fruit does not contain water, but is very high in sugar content. Owing to high calories in dried fruits, it is advisable to consume them in only moderate quantities. Read further to gather information about dried fruit nutritional value…

    How high are dried fruits in terms of calories can be understood with the comparison of fresh fruit with a dried fruit. 1-cup grapes have 60 calories while 1-cup raisins contain 495 calories. Also the fiber content of dried fruits is not adequate to satisfy your appetite. So, dried fruits can make your weight loss program a complete disaster. But, for people who are fed up because they are underweight, dried fruits serve as just the perfect solution to gain weight and look great.



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    Kiwi Fruit Nutrition

    Kiwi fruit is a 3-inch long fruit that weighs about four ounces. It has a unique appearance, with green creamy flesh and tiny black seeds. It is an exotic fruit that has a wonderful flavor. It acts as a compact reservoir of vitamin C and in the present times, it is sailing smoothly virtually in every party buffet. Read further to explore information about kiwi fruit nutritional value…

    Talking about kiwi fruit nutrition, it is a very healthy fruit that contains a reasonable amount of potassium. This highly nutritious fruit adds on to the taste and look of fruit salad. Kiwi fruit has occupied the status of a commercialized fruit in California. Californian kiwi fruit can be spotted in the markets from November to May.

    If you want to relish the sweet taste of kiwi fruit completely, then opt for plump, fragrant kiwi fruit. If you'll go in for unripe fruit, it will be tart in taste. As far as the calories in kiwi fruit are concerned, a medium size kiwi fruit contains about 46 calories, 0.3-gram fats, 1 gm proteins, 11 gm carbohydrates, 75 mg vitamins and 2.6 grams dietary fiber.

    The main health benefit of this exotic fruit is that it acts as a fabulous source of vitamins and minerals and is an active participant in promoting your health fitness. It is packed with loads of dietary fiber that help in regulating blood sugar. Eating vitamin C rich kiwi fruit goes a long way in protecting you from the clutches of asthma problem. So, savor the wonderful taste of kiwi fruit and enjoy its health benefits.



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