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Health Benefits of Pineapple

The health benefits of pineapple juice begin with its status as one of the most popular tropical fruits. What makes pineapple popular? It’s hard to say, though it might be its sweet and succulent flavor that rivals even the best chocolate bars. If you’re looking to satisfy a sweet craving, try a pineapple! Pineapple is a very interesting fruit. It’s a member of the bromeliad family which is surprising, considering no other bromeliads have the ability to produce edible fruit. Also, a pineapple isn’t strictly one fruit. One pineapple begins as dozens of individual flowerets that grow together to eventually become what we call a pineapple. Pineapples come from the land of South America, from countries such as Brazil and...

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Health Benefits Of Tamarind

The tamarind is widely distributed within the tropical regions – from Africa, Northern Australia, South and Southeast Asia, China, Taiwan, Mexico and in certain areas of South America. From being a component in savory dishes to a dessert ingredient, its culinary uses are as vibrant as the colorful flags of the countries where it grows.   It is used to add flavor in Worcestershire and HP sauces, chutneys in India, a sweet and sour Javanese dish called ikan asem, Pad Thai of Thailand and the savory Filipino soup dish called sinigang. It is also used for flavorful desserts, like the tambran balls of Latin Amaerica, various snacks in Mexico and jams and syrups in Guadeloupe. It is even used as...

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