Read more about the features and useful properties of overseas fruit, not to get lost in front with an exotic layout.
Longan is considered the motherland China, and the name of the fruit in Chinese means «dragon’s eye.» Like its close relative of lychees, longan has a light translucent pulp and large dense bone. The skin is thin and easy to clean, not crimson and yellowish-brown. This small-sized fruit, a huge number of useful properties. This tasty treat is not only a real storehouse of vitamins and minerals, but also possesses medicinal properties. Longan improves memory and activates mental abilities, improves gastrointestinal tract, is a natural antioxidant and tonic. Choose fruit with bright skin and store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
This tropical fruit is the size of a small apple comes from Malaysia. It has a dense-looking chocolate-cherry-colored skin and white flesh, consisting of 6-8 cloves. Cut the fruit in half and eat with a spoon, jelly-like contents halves, enjoying the sweet, slightly tart taste. It is believed that the mangosteen has the highest concentration of the natural xanthones — more powerful (even than vitamins C and E) of natural antioxidants. With its rich combination of vitamins and antioxidants mangosteen has a positive effect on the immune system and is an excellent preventive measure against diabetes and heart disease.
Ribbed carambola shape in cross-section provides a nice 5-star final, for which Berry has been dubbed «zvezdoplodnikom.» In their homeland, South-East Asia, carambola popular as well as we have the apple. Its sweet and sour taste, by the way, resembles a cross between an apple, gooseberry and cucumber. Carambola helps increase the level of hemoglobin in the blood and improve the protective function of the body, but by the content of thiamine (vitamin B) normalizes the nervous system. Carambola eaten raw, added to food and beverages, decorated with stars cocktails.
This tropical fruit native of Mexico is often referred to as «chocolate pudding»: from ripe fruit pulp is dark brown and even black. The high content of antioxidants puts on black persimmon utility on a par with strawberries and avocados. In order not to make a mistake, choose soft specimens with dark olive skin.
«Paradise grapes» or «dragon eyes», as is called lychee, extremely popular in China because of pleasant sweet and refreshing taste and its beneficial properties. It helps to cope with vistselyarnym fat — provocateur heart disease and diabetes. Buy fruit with red skin without damage.