Amla or Indian gooseberry
Scientifically known as Emblica Officinalis ,Amla grows wild or can be easily cultivated. This wonder fruit is highly valued by nutritionists and doctors.its fruit is sour and astringent and is mostly eaten raw,it has a sweet after taste.
It is also used in making jams pickles and jellies.It is a rich source of vitamin c the fruit pulp contains a chemical which prevents the oxidation of vitamin in it.it has been used to treat scurvy in many cases.it has a laxative property.in combination with iron, Amla is used as a remedy for anemia ,jaundice, and dyspepsia.
IT is said that there are thousands of variety of the Apple in the world and you can never taste them all.Apple is a good source of fibre. Fibre is a term used to the indigestible carbohydrates in our diet.It is also known as roughage.Roughage protects from various digestive disorders and it gives bulk to the diet.
The banana is the most valued food item.Its energy content makes it a very advantageous and filling staple.Ripe banana can augment the diets of small children and convalescents with many beneficial effects.
The banana fruit has 20% sugar.It is well digested and nutrients are easily absorbed.
The ripe banana has 1.2 g protein,0.4 g fibre,88 mg potassium.The fruit is a fair source of vitamin B and calcium.
4. Jack fruit
Only 30% of the Jack fruit is edible,the fruit contains a large number of seeds and the three fourth of the edible portion is contributed by moisture.It has a little protein and fat,19.8% carbohydrates and it yields 88 Kcals of energy.It provides some carotene,thiamine,riboflavin,niacin and vitamin C.
The Jamun fruit is attractive purple color,sweet in taste and healthy.It has glucose and fructose as the principal sugars.It is a good source of vitamin C and Minerals. Jamun is believed to be beneficial in the treatment of Diabetes.