Top 5 Very Healthy Fruits


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In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.  Fruits are the means by which angiosperms disseminate seeds.  Fruits are good for our health and having it daily gives our body proper nourishment.  Look at some of the healthy fruits mentioned below:

1. Mango

The mango is a juicy stone fruit. The energy value per 100 g serving of the common mango is 250 kJ and that of the apple mango is slightly higher i.e. 79 kcal per 100g. Fresh mango contains a variety of nutrients, but only vitamin C and folate are in significant amounts of the Daily Value as 44% and 11% respectively. It’s slightly more caloric than most fruits, so be aware of how much you are eating.

Nutritional value per 100 g
Energy:                                250 KJ
Carbohydrates:                  15 g
Fat:                                      0.38 g
Protein:                               0.82 g
Vitamin C:                           44 %
Folate:                                  11 %
Sliced Mango

Ramnath Bhat /CC BY 2.0 | Sliced Mango

2. Apple

Apple is a sweet, pomaceous fruit. A typical apple serving weighs 242 grams and contains 126 calories. Apple fruit contains good quantities of vitamin C. Apple peels contain various phytochemicals with unknown nutritional value including quercetin, epicatechin, and procyanidin B2.

Nutritional value per 100 g
Energy:                             218 KJ
Carbohydrates:                13.81 g
Fat:                                    0.17 g
Protein:                             0.26 g
Vitamin C:                         6%

3. Orange

Orange is a citrus fruit. As with other citrus fruits, orange pulp is an excellent source of vitamin C, providing 64% of the Daily Value in a 100 g serving. Vitamin C is a powerful natural antioxidant. In orange, numerous other essential nutrients are present in low amounts.

Nutritional value per 100 g
Energy:                               197 KJ
Carbohydrates:                  11.75 g
Fat:                                      0.12 g
Protein:                               0.94 g
Vitamin C:                           64%

4. Pomegranate

Pomegranate fruit is one of the most popular, nutritionally rich fruit with unique flavor and taste. A 100-g serving of pomegranate seeds high in vitamin C, vitamin K and folate. Pomegranate seeds are an excellent source of dietary fiber 20% which is entirely contained in the edible seeds.

Nutritional value per 100 g
Energy:                             346 KJ
Carbohydrates:                18.7 g
Fat:                                    1.17 g
Protein:                             1.67 g
Vitamin K:                        16%
Vitamin C:                        12%
Folate:                               10%

Poswiecie /Public Domain | Pomegranate

5. Pineapple

Pineapple is one of the most prized and popular fruits, also called “ananas”. In a 100 gram serving, raw pineapple is an excellent source of manganese and vitamin C. Pineapple fruit is rich in B-complex group of vitamins like folates, thiamin, riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic acid.

Nutritional value per 100 g
Energy:                             209 KJ
Carbohydrates:               13.12 g
Fat:                                   0.12 g
Protein:                            0.54 g
Vitamin C:                       58%
Manganese:                    44%

Security /Public Domain | Pineapple

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