Fruit

Our fruit section contains a wealth of information about all kinds of fruit from around the world.

Limes – Rich Abundance of Vitamin C

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Although rarely eaten fresh out of hand like most other fruits, the lime is highly valued as an ingredient in many food and drink recipes. Most parts of the lime...

Lemons – Trivia and Information

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The lemon is a fruit with which everyone is familiar. We put lemon wedges in our ice tea, make fresh-squeezed lemonade with this tasty yellow fruit, squeeze it on apples...

Cherries – Trivia and Information

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With its cheery shape and color, as well as its sensual flavor and fragrance, the cherry enjoys universal popularity for its aesthetic and culinary value. Its original name in Latin...

Melons – A Delicious Fruit Served Fresh

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Melons are classified as a fruit, and although certainly sweeter than their squash and cucumber cousins, they do join those vine-growing vegetables as members of the same gourd family.  Melons...

How to Kill Fruit Flies

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It is truly amazing how fruit flies can materialize within hours of fresh fruit being brought into the house. Most people consider these pests nothing more than a nuisance, but...

Mango – Trivia and Information

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While the tropical fruit known as the mango may not be a common staple in many of our refrigerators, on many islands it is indeed the queen of fruits. This...

Blueberries – A High Levels of Antioxidants

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Many people would not associate the world of high stakes poker with healthy eating, but for the big winner in the 2006 World Series of Poker, a nutritious snack made...