Persimmons

Persimmons

Persimmons are a popular and nutritious fruit that originated in China and later spread to Japan and then the rest of the world. This fibre-rich fruit contains a lot of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients and offers numerous health benefits. Persimmon fruit makes a...
Mangoes

Mangoes

The mango is a sweet-tasting, fleshy fruit with a large stone in it. There are several different species of mango found in the wild, and they are all a part of the Anacardiaceae family. The mango is a native of South Asia, and it has been exported to, and is...
Prunes

Prunes

Prunes are perhaps the least glamorous of all of the super-foods. Most of us appreciate that prunes are a “healthy” food, but they’re not something that people rush to include in their diet the way they might include asparagus or acai berries. Prunes...
Bananas

Bananas

Humans have been eating bananas for thousands of years. The first evidence of the growth of domestic banana crops can be traced back to the Kuk Valley in New Guinea, where humans began growing bananas in 8,000 BCE. There is evidence of similar domestication taking...
Strawberries

Strawberries

To the uninitiated, the paleo diet might seem like a strange system. The health benefits of fresh fruits are well documented, but the paleo diet advises against consuming large amounts of fruit. The domesticated fruits that we see in supermarkets today are bigger than...
Summer Fruits

Summer Fruits

If you tell someone that you follow the Paleo diet, there is a good chance that they will look at you with confusion or ask you if it is the same as the Atkins’ diet, having heard only that it involves eating lots of meat and staying away from refined...