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Water Melon – The Summer Fruit

In Fruits On April 11, 2011 3 Comments

Watermelons and Indian summers are made for each other. High in water content and low in calories, watermelon is a cool option on a scorching afternoon. Melons are… Read More »

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Nannari, the wonder herb

In Fruits, Juices On March 2, 2009 9 Comments

‘Sarasaparilla,’ a wonder herb, popularly known as `Nannari.’ is a natural coolant and has a lot of medicinal qualities. The strength of this herb lies in its roots…. Read More »

Indian Jujube - Elanthai Pazham

Indian Jujube – Elanthai Pazham

In Fruits On December 25, 2008 23 Comments

Jujube also known as Red Date or Chinese Date is originated in China and have been cultivated for more than 4,000 years. The fruit is a drupe, varying… Read More »

Jamun Fruit (Naaval Pazham)

Jamun Fruit (Naaval Pazham)

In Fruits On June 12, 2008 10 Comments

Jamun fruit, which is known in Tamil as Naaval Pazham or Nagapazham, also called as Java Plum, Black Plum, Jambul and Indian blackberry is a precious but humble… Read More »

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Mangoes

In Fruits On May 17, 2008 0 Comments

Mangoes are one of the most delicious and nutritious foods. Mangoes are an excellent source of vitamins A, C and E. It also contain B-complex (anti-stress) vitamins, magnesium,… Read More »

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Banana

In Fruits On May 17, 2008 1 Comment

Bananas are packed with health benefits. It is the best source of potassium. A banana a day may help to prevent high blood pressure. It gives soothing protection… Read More »

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Fruits

In Fruits On May 17, 2008 0 Comments

We should have five to nine fresh pieces of fruit a day. Fruit is 100% cholesterol free and stimulates the memory.

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Guava – The Super Fruit

In Fruits On May 17, 2008 3 Comments

Guavas are rich in vitamins A and C, omega-3 and -6 and contain high dietary antioxidant value among plant foods. Guavas are also an excellent source of iron,… Read More »

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Papaya – Fruit of the Angels

In Fruits On May 11, 2008 3 Comments

When Christopher Columbus first tasted papaya, he called it “Fruit of the Angels”. Papaya is sweet and juicy and it offers numerous health benefits. It improves digestion, prevents… Read More »

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Chikoo (Sapota) Fruit

In Fruits On May 2, 2008 5 Comments

Chikoo Fruit (called as “Sapota pazham” in Tamil Nadu) is a rich source of digestible sugar, protein, fibre and minerals like phosphorus, calcium and iron. The milk like… Read More »