tropical fruits

In rain forests and tropical climates around the world grow treasures rich in both nutrients and taste. They are exotic fruits, most of them found in Southeast Asia but also often at Asian food stores here in the States. Some people are even surprised to learn that tropical fruits. Some are furry, some are fuchsia, some have bright white flesh. We’ve learned that these 5 tropical fruits for good health and skin truly uphold their reputation as healers of everything from simple canker sores to fevers to even cancer. They’re weird and they’re tasty and you should get to know them.tropical fruits
Mango
The mango is one tropical fruits, originally comes from the rain forests of India and China. This fragrantly sweet super fruit is rich in Vitamins A, C, B-6 and E, beta-carotene, copper and fiber. The mango fruit also contains a lot of iron, crucial for burning energy and every action the body takes. All of these elements combine to create a tropical fruit that is a powerful fighter against cancers, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and obesity.tropical fruits
Mangosteen
Botanically, it is the fruit belonging to the family of Clusiaceae, of the genus: Garcinia. Scientific name: Garcinia mangostana. This super fruit has a deep purple eggplant color of a thick skin before revealing its soft, creamy flesh within. Mangosteen plant is an evergreen, upright tree reaching about 20- 60 ft in height. It commonly found in tropical rainforests of Indonesia. Mangosteen fruit contains high levels of magnesium and xanthones. There are over 200 known xanthones in nature. Amazingly 20 of them are found in mangosteen, concentrated mainly in the rind. These compounds help in reducing radicals and giving a boost to the body’s immune system.
Tamarind
This tropical fruits has many uses. It’s used for cooking, health and household purposes in asia. Each 100 grams of tamarind contain contain 36% of the daily recommended value in thiamin, 35% of iron, 23% of magnesium, and 16% of phosphorus. The fruit also contains fiber, copper calcium, vitamin C, niacin, and pyridoxine. The tamarind extracts are contains anti-microbial, antioxidant, anti-venom, wound-healing, and effective against diabetes, malaria and asthma.carambola
Carambola
Comes from the tropical climates of South East Asia. Carambola fruit features light-green to yellow with attractive smooth waxy surface and weighs about 70-130g. Carambola contains good quantities of vitamin-C. Vitamin C is a powerful natural antioxidant. 100 g of fresh fruit provides 34.7 mg or 57% of daily-required levels of vitamin C. For those on weight loss programs, this is a “star” fruit to include as a prominent part of the diet, because carambola is very low in calorie due to its high water content and rich in fiber.Pomegranate
Pomegranate
In recent years, pomegranate has become the darling of the medical and skincare worlds. Packed with antioxidants, like polyphenols, tannins and anthocyanins. It is also a good source of vitamins C and B. Pomegranate juice is one of the most delicious juices. There are many brands of pomegranate juice to choose from. If you look in your local grocery stores, you will find a decent selection of pomegranate juices. Some of them taste better than others and even have better health benefits.