AvocadoHealth Bit - What Avocado & Pears Mean to Women

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What immediately comes to mind when you look at an avocado or a pear? Think deeper and look harder: you might see a resemblance of the human female womb and cervix (picture an upturned pear or avocado and compare them to the female reproductive anatomy in your biology textbook).

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BananasBananas are the fruit of a plant of the genus Musa (family Musaceae) , which are cultivated primarily for food, and secondarily for the production of fibers that are used, for example, in the textile industry. they are also cultivated for ornamental purposes.

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Paw PawThe pawpaw plant is a native of South America, where it was cultivated since Pre-Columbian times. There are 22 plants and trees in the pawpaw genus; the famous of which is carica papaya . Pawpaw is one of God’s wonderful gifts to humanity. It is a pharmacy in its own right. We all eat it and enjoy its sweet and pleasant taste but how many of us know the medicinal value of this plant?

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MangosMango nutrition

Mango fruit contains essential vitamins and dietary minerals such as vitamins A, B, B6, C, E and K. Mango fruits also contain other essential nutrients such as potassium, copper and 17 amino acids are at good levels. Mango peel and pulp contain other phytonutrients, such as the pigment antioxidants – Polyphenols and carotenoids – and omega-3 and -6 polyunsaturated fatty acids.

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Sweet CornIn addition to the many sweet corn health benefits, sweet corn’s nutritional profile is pretty good. Sweet corn has vitamin B1, vitamin B5, vitamin C, folate, phosphorus, dietary fiber, and manganese.

As an add-on to the sweet corn nutrients already stated, it also has a full array of other nutrients such as sugar, carbohydrates, soluble and insoluble fiber, vitamins, minerals, sodium, amino acids and more.

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LimeThe health benefits of lime include weight loss, skin care, good digestion, relief from constipation, eye care, and treatment of scurvy, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, urinary disorders, etc.

The first fruit that comes to our minds when it comes to medicinal uses is perhaps the good old lime.

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Oranges

Delicious and juicy orange fruit contains an impressive list of essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals for normal growth and development and overall well-being.

Botanically, the orange is a citrus fruit belonging to the family of Rutaceae of the genus; Citrus (which also includes pomelo, tangerine (mandarin orange) and grapefruit). Scientifically the fruit is named as "Citrus sinensis".

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CarrotsHere are just some of the reasons you should make sure your child gulps down at least one glass of carrot juice a day.  
Carrots are excellent for the eyes.  Carrots contains large quantities of vitamin A, in the form of beta carotene.

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CucumberCucumber is a very edible fruit which comes from the cucumber plant cucumis sativus, which is part of the gourd family. It is being used for different purposes as it can be eaten raw or cooked. With so many health benefits it becomes one of the most important parts of food diet as well as skin diet.

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Egg PlantEggplant, also known as aubergine, belongs to nightshade family of vegetables, which also include vegetables like tomatoes, sweet peppers and potatoes. This plant is a member of Solanaceae family and is scientifically known as Solanum melongena.

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Bell PepperGreen peppers are packed with several nutrients.  They are a good source of vitamin C, thiamine, vitamin B6, beta carotene, and folic acid.  Green peppers also contain a large amount of phytochemicals that have exceptional antioxidant activity.  Those phytochemicals include chlorogenic acid, zeaxanthin, and coumeric acid.

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Green beansGreen beans are an important source of both carotenoids and flavonoids. Green bean carotenoids include lutein, beta-carotene, violaxanthin, and neoxanthin. Green bean flavonoids include quercetin, kaemferol, catechins, epicatechins, and procyanidins Green beans are an excellent source of free radical-scavenging vitamin C and manganese, and bone-building vitamin K.

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Lettuce

Food Value

Lettuce is a live food with its rich vitamin content, especially the antiscorbutic vitamin C. It is bulky, low in food value but high in health value. It is rich in mineral salts with the alkaline elements greatly predominating. So it helps to keep the blood clean, the mind alert and body in good health.

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TomatoesThe amazing health benefits of the tomato

Tomatoes, which are actually a fruit and not a vegetable, are loaded with all kinds of health benefits for the body. They are in fact, a highly versatile health product and due to their equally versatile preparation options, there's really no reason to neglect the tomato as part of a healthy diet.

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Coming soon.

We have plans to introduce door to door fruit and vegetable delivery service. You don't have to spend fuel to buy tomato. Just sit in the comfort of your home, office , hotel or other, sms or email your requirements together  with your location details, Tithokoze Farm will deliver.

This service will be  available in Lilongwe City only.

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