Fruits

Grinch Fruit Kabobs
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Grinch Fruit Kabobs

This is my grand-daughter’s preparation for a Christmas Party. Cut the banana into small slices as shown in the pictures. Then cut the head of the strawberries and make it flat on one side. Now insert the fruits into the skewers or tooth picks and arrange it on a plate.  […]

Water Melon – The Summer Fruit
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Water Melon – The Summer Fruit

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 excellent food. What’s very special about watermelons is that they contain equal amount of iron as spinach. Eat as much of them […]

Nannari, the wonder herb
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Nannari, the wonder herb

‘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. It has considerable effect to heal skin diseases and can decrease body temperature, rejuvenating the body. Apart from these, Sarasaparilla is effective […]

Indian Jujube – Elanthai Pazham
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Indian Jujube – Elanthai Pazham

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 from round to elongate shape and from small gooseberry size to plum-size. There are hundreds of varieties available all over the world. […]

Jamun Fruit (Naaval Pazham)
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Jamun Fruit (Naaval Pazham)

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 fruit. It is rich in iron, minerals, vitamin A and vitamin C and also acts as a coolant and induces digestive power. […]

Mangoes
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Mangoes

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, potassium, phosphorus, selenium, Folic acid (folate), and zinc Mangoes are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. Plus are a good […]

Banana
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Banana

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 from ulcer. It also protects eye sight and helps to get strong bones. There are varieties of bananas with red, green and […]

Guava – The Super Fruit
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Guava – The Super Fruit

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, calcium and phosphorus. Guavas can be eaten as it is. Jam, Jelly, Squash are some of the common food items we can […]

Papaya – Fruit of the Angels
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Papaya – Fruit of the Angels

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 heart disease, arthritis, lung disease, and eye disorders. Papaya is an excellent source of vitamin A and C and a good source […]