Each of us tasted tropical fruits when we were on vacation, and even in a regular store today you can find exotic delicacies. Modern international communication has made it possible to deliver all kinds of fruits to almost all regions of the globe, thanks to which everyone knows from childhood what a pineapple is or what a tangerine tastes like. Consider the most common and he althy tropical fruits.
Many have seen the famous fruit on the shelves of supermarkets, but not everyone knows that there are more than two dozen species of this fruit. The main suppliers of such exotics are India, China and Thailand. More than 20 million tons of mangoes are harvested annually. Agree, a significant number. The pulp of a ripe fruit is soft, juicy and sweet, with a wonderful, memorable aroma. Europeans are accustomed to seeing these tropical fruits in their ripe form or in the form of canned food, however, in places where mangoes grow, they use them even in "green"form. In addition, it is a source of fructose and many vitamins. The fruits are widely used in local medicine, for example, to stop bleeding, improve brain function, and strengthen the muscles of the heart.
Pitaya, or dragon fruit
Oddly shaped, the skin can be red, purple or bright yellow, while the flesh is invariably white with small black grains interspersed. It tastes like kiwi, sweetish and tender flesh has a subtle aroma. These tropical fruits, whose names come from their interesting appearance, grow on cacti and have a characteristic feature: flowers bloom only at night. It should be noted that the flowers are also edible: added to tea, they give it a sweet and sour flavor. The fruits are used in medicine, as they successfully cope with stomach pains, and also have a beneficial effect on the quality and sharpness of vision.
Tropical fruits of this type have juicy sweet flesh that is golden or orange-pink in color. In the center of the fruit are inedible seeds. In places of growth, and these are India, Bali, Thailand and Mexico, they eat not only ripened, but also fruits that have barely begun to ripen. Papaya has many synonymous names, such as breadfruit (because it smells like fresh bread when baked) or melon tree (because of its similar appearance and chemical composition). Useful qualities arethese tropical fruits also bypassed: the list of ailments that papaya can, if not cure, then suspend, is quite large. It is recommended to use papaya fruits daily for diseases of the spine, as they contribute to the production of enzymes responsible for the regeneration of connective tissues in the intervertebral discs. These tropical fruits are a source of vitamins and minerals. Studies have shown that eating just a third of an average fruit each day satisfies a person's daily requirement for vitamin C, calcium, and iron. An interesting feature is the contraceptive properties of unripe papaya fruits.