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Coconut - A Nourishing Gift from the Tropics

Coconuts (Cocos nucifera)  are the green mature fruits of the coconut palm. These versatile fruits have many culinary and non-culinary applications, and the source of refreshing Coconut water and tasty Coconut meat from which Coconut…

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Goldenberry - Small Yet Nutritious

Goldenberry (Physalis peruviana), is a small, yellow fruit the size of a marble. Although its name suggests a berry, Goldenberry actually belongs to the same botanical family as the tomato, potato and eggplant. As small as this fruit may be, it…

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Goji - The Multi-Nutrient Packed Berry

The Goji berry is a tiny, red, teardrop-shaped fruit from the same nightshade family that tomatoes, eggplants and potatoes also belong.

Growing naturally in many parts of Asia, this sweet and slightly sour tasting berry was well-acclaimed in ancient…

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Chicory - The Coffee Weed

Chicory (Cichorium intybus), also known as common Chicory, is a perennial, herbaceous plant belonging to the sunflower and dandelion family. It grows wild on roadsides, pastures and open fields in different parts of Europe and America and is easy to see…

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Cacao - Food of the Gods

Cacao seeds, also known as beans, are the source of the well-loved cacao and cocoa powder used worldwide to make chocolate and other famous desserts. While Cacao powder is processed from dried raw beans, cocoa powder is processed from dried, roasted beans. There is archaeological…