Category Archives : Fruits


Grapes are one of the most valuable fruits. They are delicious, highly nutritious and most easily digestible. They are one of nature’s precious gifts for the revitalization of the human system. Spherical or ovoid in shape, the grape is a form of berry. They are innumerable varieties differing in size, shape, colour, aroma and taste. […]


      Food  Value The banana is of great nutritional value. It has a rare combination of energy value, tissue-building elements, protein, vitamins and minerals. It is a good source of calories being richer in solids and lower in water content than any other fresh fruit. A large banana supplies more than 100 calories. […]


Asparagus is native of the eastern Mediterranean lands and Asia Minor. The Romans cultivated the plant in 200 BC. In China, there are several wild species; the tuberous roots of some of which are used as food as well as in medicine. Asparagus is now an important crop, especially in Taiwan where the shoots are […]


Food  Value                                                         Minerals and Vitamins Moisture                                  15.3%                    Calcium                         120mg Protein                                       2.5%                    Phosphorus                      50mg Fat                                             0.4%                     Iron                                7.3mg Minerals                                    2,1%                    Vitamin  C                         3mg Fiber                                         3.9%                     Little amount of Vitamin B complex. Carbohydrates                        75.8%   Value per 100 gms edible portion                                    Calorific Value- 317   The date is a food of high nutritional value. It provides natural […]


FOOD VALUE                                                        Minerals and Vitamins   Moisture                                 84.6%                     Calcium                10mg Protein                                   0.2%                        Phosphorus           14mg Fat     […]


Food  Value The  avocado contains more fat than any other fruit except olive. Its fat is of the highest quality, wholly free from the unpleasant butyric acid with which many fats are contaminated. It contains a sufficient amount of vitamin A to maintain high resistance against bacterial infection, a quality possessed by few vegetable fats. […]


Apricots are rich in various food ingredients. The fresh fruit is rich in natural sugars, vitamin A and calcium. It is a good source of the Vitamins, i.e. B complex, riboflavin and niacin as well as vitamin C. The nut of the apricot is rich in protein and fat and is considered as valuable as […]


Food Value The orange is a rich source of protective food ingredients like vitamins A, B, C, and calcium and its health-promoting properties emanate from this fact. It is superior to almost any other fruit as a source of calcium. The orange also contains sodium, potassium, magnesium, copper, sulphur and chlorine. Moisture                              87.6%                 Calcium                                    26mg […]


Food Value Papaya is regarded as a wholesome fruit. The daily requirements of some of the essential nutrients like proteins, minerals and vitamins can be met from this fruit. The vitamin C contents in papaya increases as the maturity progresses. Its carbohydrate content is mainly of invert sugar which is a form of predigested food. […]


The lemon is an important fruit of citrus group. It ranks high as a health food. It is some time mistaken for the lime, but the lime is a smaller species and the lemon forms a bigger variety, with a rough, thin and loose rind. Lemon is oval in shape and light yellow in colour […]