Dirty Dozen Foods Clean 15

The 12 foods with the most pesticides are called the Dirty Dozen and the top 15 foods with the least pesticides are called the Clean 15. The Environmental Working Group has released its controversial Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists of fresh produce items that consumers should avoid and seek, based on pesticide residue levels. And although … Read more

Health Benefits Bananas Do Have

Banana is the fruit of the Musa acuminata plant. The word “acuminata” means tapering or long-pointed and refers to the flowers, not the fruit itself. Before the banana was called the banana, around the 17th century, it was named “banema” in Guinea. Bananas originally came from the Indo-Malaysian region, stretching down to northern Australia. Historians … Read more

17 Best Fruits For Weight Loss

Our Own Fruit Trees My family grew up in a home where we were surrounded by all kinds of different fruits that most households didn’t have. We were so blessed and gifted with those sweet and really juicy kinds so much so that if you ate just two or three of them, you filled yourself … Read more

Health Benefits Eating Apple Daily

What is an Apple? An apple is an edible fruit produced by an apple tree. Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, is still found today. Types of Apples There are so many types … Read more

Health Benefits of 33 Superfoods

What is Superfood? Superfood is a marketing term for food claimed to confer health benefits resulting from an exceptional nutrient density. The term is not commonly used by experts, dietitians, and nutrition scientists, most of whom dispute those particular foods have the health benefits claimed by their advocate. Nutritionally speaking, there is no such thing … Read more

10 Coconut Fruit Health Benefits

What is a Coconut Fruit? Despite having the word “nut” in its name, a coconut is a fruit — not a nut. In fact, a coconut falls under a subcategory known as drupes, which are defined as fruits that have an inner flesh and seed surrounded by a hard shell. Not too long ago, coconuts … Read more

13 Health Benefits of Blueberries

What are Blueberries? Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with blue or purple berries. They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Vaccinium also includes cranberries, bilberries, huckleberries, and Madeira blueberries. Commercial blueberries—both wild and cultivated —are all native to North America. Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits. I mix them with … Read more

Top 37 Healthiest Fruits and Vegetables

As you see in this image above, all these vegetables and fruits, there are plenty to behold. One can just look at them and probably wishing they have it all in real life to have access to. I know I do. Let me ask you. Do you recognize all of these vegetables and fruits? I … Read more

Dragon Fruit or Pitaya or Pitahaya

  What Is Dragon Fruit? Dragon fruit or Pitaya or Pitahaya is the fruit of several different cactus species indigenous to the Americas. Pitaya usually refers to the fruit of the genus Stenocereus, while pitahaya or dragon fruit refers to the fruit of the genus Hylocereus, both in the family Cactaceae Dragon fruit is cultivated … Read more