5 Exotic Super-Food Fruits That You’ve Never Heard Of
5 Exotic Super-Food Fruits That You’ve Never Heard Of: From the book “The Miraculous Power of Fruits and Vegetables” by Robert C Hoffman
When it comes to eating more fruit and vegetables, many people will translate this automatically to “eat more apples and carrots.” There are a few “classic” fruits and vegetables that we tend to think of, and anything else is way off our radar.
This is a mistake though. When you get a bit more adventurous, you can often find amazing fruits and vegetables that come packed with a TON of amazing benefits.
In this presentation, we’ll list 5 that you might never have even heard of!
Okay, this doesn’t sound like something that would be good for your health… but it totally is!
A black chokeberry is definitely a lesser-known fruit, but it’s one that can help to improve weight loss, eye health, healing, and digestion. It is also great for combating cancer.
Chokeberries have a great ratio of calories to nutrients, making them a perfect diet food.
Rose Hip was apparently all-the-rage during World War 2, but has since flown off the radar. They are also extremely high in vitamin C, with four times as much of the stuff as blackcurrants! This makes them perfect for fending off colds and flu.
Rambutans are similar to lychee but still very unusual looking. They are high in vitamin C and also contain a high water content. This makes them great for dieting, but also useful for hydration. Did you know, we get a lot of our hydration from our food?
It sounds a bit like a disease, so you might prefer to call it cape gooseberry. Either way, this is a cherry that is related to the tomato and which can be used in place of it for those with allergies. It’s high in vitamin A, which makes it great for eye health and skin health.
The horned melon. This fruit is South African and is covered in small spikes It’s another one that has a high water content (80%) but it’s also high in antioxidants and other nutrients such as vitamin E, and A. It is particularly well regarded for its ability to fight Alzheimer’s.
Looking for more of a specific nutrient, or trying to solve a particular ailment? Then try branching out (no pun intended) and exploring more exotic fruits! You might just find something that changes your health drastically for the better and that you love the taste of!