25 Fruits That You Probably Have Never Eaten But Should

It is without a doubt that fruits provide nutrients that the body needs. It is possible for people to save in health costs by having a healthy, health promoting fruit diet.  And what’s even better is that you can get these exotic, health promoting  fruits from the exotic fruit stand at your favorite grocery store. Learn your fruits!  They can help you live a long and healthy life.  And to help you learn them, here are 25 fruits that you probably have never eaten but should. Bon Appetite!

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Baobab Fruit

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This fruit resembles a coconut and has twice as much calcium as milk, is high in anti-oxidants, potassium, and has 6 times the vitamin C of an orange.  Baobabs are not normally sold as an entire fruit because of its hard shell, but it can be acquired in the form of smoothies and cereal bars. This fruit was previously not allowed to be sold in the UK or the US. However, due to the pressure put on by the PhytoTrade Africa, it is now part of the market fair trade.

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Boysenberry

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This fruit is a cross between a common blackberry and a European Raspberry as well as a Loganberry. This fruit was invented by Rudolph Boysen who experimented on the various berry crosses in Napa California in the 1020s. The fruit was sold commercially in 1935 and it had a distinct tart flavor that buyers loved.

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Breadfruit

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This fruit is usually seen growing in Southeast Asia and in areas of the Pacific Ocean Islands. The ancient eastern Indonesians buried the peels and washed the fruits using a leaf-lined pit where they ferment it over several weeks. It would then turn into a sour, sticky paste. It can be eaten once cooked and can be processed together with other fruits. It can also be mixed with coconut milk, butter, cooked meats and other fruits.It contains carbohydrates and is made up of 70% water. It is also a good source of Vitamin C as well as thiamin and potassium.

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Cherimoya

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This fruit was first introduced in 1871 in California as well as Hawaii and then it was carried to Italy and Portugal. The flavor of the Cherimoya is dependent on the specific variety. Some types of the Cherimoya will resemble the flavor of pineapple while some have the sweetness of pear as well as apple. Once the skin becomes brown it is no longer good for consumption. It contains 15% sugar as well as vitamin C. The seeds must never be crushed because it is poisonous when opened and can induce paralysis if ingested.

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Aguaje Fruit

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This exotic fruit is covered in red scales which needs to be peeled away in order for humans to eat it. It grows in and near swamps and other wet areas in tropical South America and is often eaten by scraping the flesh over the bottom of the teeth in order to separate it from the large internal seed. It is a potent source of vitamins A, C, and can also be used to treat burns. Other people ferment it in order to turn it into an excellent wine.



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