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World's Best Fruit

Mattermap door DiShawn Vance 01 december 2017

World's Best Fruit

  • Avocado

    • "Avocados. Are. The. Best. Fruit. In. The. Whole. World. Fruit, you say? Why yes... it may be hard to believe, but that tasty green thing is not a vegetable, but a fruit — a berry, to be exact."
      Renee Jacques Bron: Huffington Post 10/02/2013
    • 'It is often called "alligator pear," which is very descriptive because it tends to be shaped like a pear and have green, bumpy skin... like an alligator."
      Kris Gunnars BSc Bron: Health Line 06/04/2017
    • "Avocados have become America’s “new favorite fruit.” Whether eaten in raw slices with salt and pepper or mashed up in guacamole, its myriad benefits fill every bite. The fruit, however, does more than just satisfy America’s appetite; eating avocados can lead to living a longer, healthier life." ...»
      Lizette Borreli Bron: Medical Daily 05/11/2015
    • "Avocados are considered a “Super Food” and have a special position in the food calorie pyramid. Avocados are rich in various nutrients, vitamins, and minerals."
      Organic Facts Bron: Organic Facts 01/01/1970
  • Kiwi

    • Loved these indeed! The right amount of fruit and coconut made for a wonderful frozen delight. I only got three popsicles though...I wonder if me drinking half of the mixture as a smoothie had something to do with it? :-) Make a double batch of these otherwise you'll be writing a review of a wonderful smoothie. Delicious frozen and just as is! Thank you MsNingyoo for this perfectly calculated recipe. ...»
      Buckweat Queen Bron: 03/02/2015
    • Sprinkle kiwifruit with 1 or 2 tablespoons powdered sugar and a dash of cinnamon in shallow dish. Let stand 20 minutes; turn occasionally. Beat egg whites and salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add 2 tablespoons powdered sugar; beat until stiff. Beat egg yolks until thick; add lemon peel. Fold into whites. Heat butter in 10-inch over-proof skillet.* Stir in 1 tablespoon powdered sugar and dash cinnamon. Pour in egg mixture; smooth surface. Cook over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until eggs are puffed and set and bottom is golden brown. Bake at 325 degrees F. 10 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Loosen edge of omelet. Make a shallow cut, slightly off center, through top of omelet. Arrange kiwifruit mixture over larger section. Fold smaller portion over kiwifruit. Serve on warm platter. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve hot. Makes 4 servings. Recipe can be halved; cook in smaller pan. ...»
      Kiwifruit Sweet Omelet Bron: 01/01/1970
    • I changed the recipe a little by using frozen bananas to give the smoothie a nice texture. I also used half the yogurt then it said too. The smoothie turned out great.
      saminnn Bron: 20/02/2008
    • Facts About Kiwis
      The little spotted kiwi is the smallest species of kiwi.
      Credit: John Camemolla/Shutterstock?
      Kiwis are pear-shaped, flightless birds with long legs and beak. Though they look to be
      covered in fur, kiwis actually have thin, hair-like feathers. Their closest relatives are the emu, ostrich, cassowary and rhea.


      A kiwi is about the size of a chicken. There are five species. The largest is the northern brown kiwi, which grows up to 20 to 25 inches (50 to 65 centimeters) and weighs 3.2 to 11 lbs. (1.4 to 5 kilograms). The smallest is the little spotted kiwi. It grows up to 14 to 18 inches (35 to 45 cm) and weighs 4.3 lbs. (0.8 to 1.9 kg).
      The kiwi's muscular legs make up around a third of its total body weight, and according to the San Diego Zoo, a kiwi can outrun a person.
      Alina Bradford Live Science Contributor Bron: 08/02/2017
  • Watermelon

    • "Because watermelon is full of antioxidants and helpful vitamins, it has been shown to fight a number of diseases. It helps to battle back against heart disease, arthritis, asthma, as well as several types of cancers. Now, that’s a powerful fruit!" ...»
      Kym Votruba Weight Loss Foods Bron: Skinny Ms. 01/01/1970
    • I have a tough time in this zone growing watermelons to full maturity. These not only reached maturity but were ripe by the end of August. I have harvested 10 melons from 2 hills. The flavor is subtly sweet and nothing like the red varieties. As the description states "almost tropical". Everyone who has tried them loves them. I am completely blown away by this variety and recommend it without reservations! ...»
      MantiAl Bron: 10/09/2017
    • Watermelon is an aphrodisiac. How do we know? Noted scientist Beyoncé once wrote that she'd been “drinking watermelon”, and later in her studies we learn she engaged in intercourse. We know that correlation does not imply causation, but we figured it was worth a shot to see if watermelon juice was an aphrodisiac -- but more importantly, to see if it tasted good. ...»
      Lee Breslouer Bron: 20/06/2014
    • Watermelons are mostly water — about 92 percent — but this refreshing fruit is soaked with nutrients. Each juicy bite has significant levels of vitamins A, B6 and C, lots of lycopene, antioxidants and amino acids. There's even a modest amount of potassium. P ...»
      Jessie Szalay Live Science Contributor Bron: www.livescience.nap 10/05/2017
  • Apple

    • More than 2,500 varieties of apples are grown in the United States, but only the crabapple is native to North America.
      Apples contain no fat, sodium or cholesterol and are a good source of fiber.
      e trees take four to five years to produce their first fruit.
      Apples ripen six to 10 times faster at room temperature than if they are refrigerated.
      Apple varieties range in size from a little larger than a cherry to as large as a grapefruit. The largest apple ever picked weighed 3 pounds.
      Rachel Bertone 10 Fun Facts About Apples Bron: 09/07/2012
    • The crabapple is the only apple native to North America.
      Apples come in all shades of reds, greens, and yellows.
      Two pounds of apples make one 9-inch pie.
      Apple blossom is the state flower of Michigan
      2,500 varieties of apples are grown in the United States.
      University of Illinois Extension Bron: 01/01/1970
    • This is an excellent recipe! I used the same recipe, but I used my juicer to juice the apples instead of heating and simmering them on the stove. I highly recommend using a juicer if you have one, it makes this recipe quick and easy! ...»
      House if Aqua Bron: 03/12/2009
    • Yes, you can freeze fresh product such as this apple juice for 6 months in a freezer tight container or vacuum sealed container would be best. for up to 6 months. Apple Juice and other juices have a tendency to grow a tad bitter when frozen for long periods of time, to correct this add sugar after thawing to get rid of bitterness and enhance flavor.
      Remember when freezing, liquids expand so if storing in a glass jar such as in a mason jar that has been sealed leave at least 1/2-3/4 of an inch at the top to allow expansion without the jar breaking. the more liquid (larger quantity) the more expansion when frozen.
      Chef_Clevenger Bron: 03/12/3015