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Hidden secrets of fruits

There are varities of fruits available in different parts of the world with different tastes,shapes colour and sizes.Some belong to melon types,some are berries,some are drupe and so on.Today i will deal with the nutrition and the benifits of eating right amount of fruits and what are its effects on the systems.

1.Apple:
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Botanical name-Malus sylveslris
Family- Rosaceae
Uses;
-it make be used as a fruit or juice may even be extracted for medicinal purposes.
-It has got the hydrating affect on the body.Good while travelling also because quite comman that people avoid drinking water while travelling.so by eating apples it keeps oneself hydrates and also gives intstant glucose in form of fructose.
-has got diuretic effect.That is increases urine output.
-rich sources of vitamins and minerals
-it contains malic acid which is easily absorbed by the body
-the peal of the apple contains /is rich in vitamin -c
-pulp is a rich source of vitamin -A
-the inner pulp of an apple contains 'pectin'…