Tropical or exotic fruits are especially rich in vitamins and minerals. The most important vitamins include both vitamin A and vitamin C. Among the minerals, we can find magnesium, iron, potassium and phosphorus.
One of the best advantages of living in Colombia ( tropical country) is the diversity of fruits found. There are fruits that one has not even heard of and which are unlike anything one has ever seen before. Across the country you will find different varieties and choosing one can be a rather overwhelming and exciting decision. Here is a list of exotic fruits from Colombia, as well as others you’ve probably already heard about, but here you’ll find plenty of them.
This rare looking fruit (something like Yoshi’s egg) has an equally different taste. Inside it is similar to a fish and its texture is like that of a custard, but don’t be fooled; its flavor resembles a delicious blend of lime, strawberry and banana and, in our opinion, is best enjoyed in juice.
The pulp of the soursop is made up mainly of water; it also provides mineral salts, potassium, phosphorus, iron, calcium, lipids, has a high caloric value due to the presence of carbohydrates; it is also rich in vitamin C, A vitamin B.
Good like antioxidant, diuretic, for hypertension, diabetes and others.
Its nutritional properties and health benefits. Mango is a juicy, pulpy fruit that is very rich in magnesium and provitamins A and C.
They are low in fat, low in calories, the cholesterol-free source of a variety of nutrients, dietary fiber and antioxidant compounds.
Rich in minerals such as magnesium, potassium, folic acid and astringent substances, the banana also offers a high contribution of fiber, fruit-oligosaccharides. It is low in fat and protein. It also has beta-carotene, vitamins of the B group – especially folic acid – and C and traces of vitamin E. when consumed it regularly provide our body with energy almost immediately.
In addition to glutamine and bromelain, pineapple has other components with antiulceric properties: beta-carotene, vitamin C, glutamine, glycine, pectin and zinc. For these reasons, if well tolerated, pineapple can be taken in case of digestive ulcer
Pineapple is very healthy and is known to be an excellent fruit, allied with overweight people who want to lose weight and are on a slimming diet to lose weight, since pineapple helps purify the body and burn fat.
Guava is a fruit that contains lots of water and few calories. It is comparatively low in protein and carbohydrates. Still, it is rich in vitamin A, E, D12 and especially vitamin C, even more so than citrus fruits. It is also rich in iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese and phosphorus.
What’s guava good for? Guava is a great source of vitamin C and vitamin A. It also contains high amounts of potassium. Other nutrients that can be found in guava are:
Cancer prevention: One of the most important advantages of guava is its ability to inhibit the growth and metastasis of cancer cells.
The guava is useful for many diseases.
Good for inclusion in diabetic diets.
Lemons contain citric acid, calcium, magnesium and vitamin C. Also bioflavonoids, pectin and limonene, which promote immunity and fight infection.
Its healing power is due to its low energy content, its balanced level of sodium and potassium and obviously, its high value in vitamin C. It is a great antioxidant, ie a protective substance. It is important for the skin, bones and connective tissue. Promotes healing and helps absorb iron
Containing a high level of potassium and very low sodium content, it helps to combat high blood pressure.
It is a great stimulant for the flow of saliva and gastric juices, qualities that make digestion easier. Helps combat dyspepsia and constipation. It is believed to be a good natural antiparasitic, and in addition to fighting intestinal inflammation, it works as a soothing spasm reliever.