The Healing Benefits of Pomegranate

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Often referred to is as “ the divine fruit,” the Pomegranate is classified as a berry, and is the size of a grapefruit with a semi-hexagonal shape, and thick and hard ruby-reddish skin. Each seed has a surrounding water-laden pulp, ranging in color from pink to deep red or purple. The seeds are embedded in […]

Health Benefits of the Acai Berry

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Fruit for Thought: Acai Berry Considered a superfood, acai (pronounced a-sigh-ee) is traditionally served in gourds, and mixed with tapioca, sugar and honey. Freeze dried powders, juices, and supplements have become very popular for their energizing antioxidant benefits. Botanical name: Euterpe oleracea Family: Arecaceae or Palmae Palm Family Native to the Amazon region of Brazil. […]

The Healing Benefits of Pineapple

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Fruit for Thought: Pineapple The Pineapple (Ananas Comosus) is a tropical plant with edible fruit. It has a bright yellow fibrous inner flesh that is naturally very sweet and best when ripe. Its aroma is pleasant, and the juice thirst quenching. Pineapple does not ripen well post-harvest, and it is available year-round. Botanical name: Ananas […]