Fruits are an important part of a healthy eating pattern and the source of many vital nutrients, including potassium, folate (folic acid), and antioxidants including polyphenols. Fruit such as blueberries, cranberries, strawberries and citrus also contain phytochemicals that are being studied for their added health benefits.
Fruit is the sweet or savory product of a plant that typically contains seeds. Fruits can be consumed fresh, cooked, or processed into various food products such as juices, jams, and dried fruits. Some common types of fruits include apples, bananas, oranges, strawberries, grapes, pineapples, and watermelons. Fruits are generally considered to be healthy due to their high content of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
Pomegranates are round, with a tough, leathery skin that ranges in color from yellow-orange to deep red. The interior of the fruit is filled with juicy arils, which are small, edible seeds surrounded by a fleshy, juicy pulp. The arils are the part of the fruit that is typically eaten and used in recipes.
Pomegranates are low in calories and fat but high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Benefits include antioxidants, heart health, urinary health, exercise endurance, and more.
Wonderful pomegranates have a thick, leathery skin that is typically a deep red color with a slightly yellowish hue. The arils inside are large, plump, and juicy, with a sweet flavor that is balanced by a slightly tart taste.
Wonderful pomegranates are a good source of antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber, and are commonly used in salads, sauces, and drinks. They are also eaten fresh as a snack and are often used as a garnish for dishes due to their vibrant color and unique texture.
Available from September to December.