Types of fruit and the health benefits they contain are covered below. A fruit is the seed-bearing structure, that comes from a flowering plant.There are hundreds of different types of fruits all over the world. Fruits have been eaten since the beginning of man. Fruits come in all shapes, sizes and colors. They can range from sweet to sour in taste. Fruits are full on healthy vitamins and mineral and more that our bodies need in be healthy. Never be afraid to try new fruits and let your taste buds run wild.






Acai Berry

















  • High in anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins
  • High calorie
  • Have been a food the Amazon for centuries
  • Contains many anti aging properties
  • rich in fatty acids like: Omega-9 and Omega-6
  • High in fiber
  • Minerals: potassium, iron, magnesium
  • B-complex vitamins and vitamin-K

Traditional medicine

  1. Juice- diarrhea, parasitic infections, hemorrhages, ulcer
  2. crushed seeds- fever
  3. roots- menstrual pain, liver diseases, malaria



  • Sweet like raspberry
  • Low in calories
  • High carbs
  • Eaten for centuries in China
  • Used in sushi and tempura
  • Low fat
  • contains pantothenic acid, vitamin C, potassium
  • Rich in vitamins and minerals
  • Uses include: liver, blood circulation, pain, abdominal pain, dysmenorrhea, redues masses and tumors



Apple Fruit













  • High in phtyto-nutrients, anti-oxidants
  • Low in calories, no saturated fats or cholesterol
  • Rich in fiber
  • Rich in antioxidants phyto-nutrients flavonoids, polyphenolics and flavoniods like: quercetin, epicatechin, procyanidin B2
  • Good source of vitamin C
  • B-complex vitamins: riboflavin, thiamin, pyridoxine
  • Small amounts of potassium, phosphorus, calcium



Apricots Fruit










  • low in calories
  • Rich source of antioxidants, vitamins, fiber, minerals
  • High in Vitamin A, carotenes
  • Vitamin C
  • Good source of iron, zinc, calcium , manganese, potassium
  • High in anti-oxidants: lutein, zeaxanthin, beta kryptoxanthin
  • Good source of zeaxanthin



Avocado Fruit











  • high in mono-unsaturated fats and calories
  • good source of mono-unsaturated fatty acids like oleic and palmitoleic
  • High in fiber
  • High in tannin
  • antioxidants like: kryptoxanthin, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta, alpha carotenes
  • vitamins. Vitamin A, E, and K in pulp
  • Good sources of minerals: copper, magnesium, iron, manganese
  • High in potassium



Banana fruit











  • High in calories, fiber, anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins
  • High in simple sugar frutose and sucrose
  • High in fiber
  • Contains antioxidants: lutein, zea-xanthin, alpha and beta-carotenes
  • vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine)
  • rich in vitamin-C
  • Minerals: magnesium, copper, manganese
  • rich source of potassium














  • Contains: vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, fibers
  • low in calories
  • Rich in soluble and insoluble fiber
  • High in phenolic flavonoid phytochemicals like anthocyanins, ellagic acid, tannin
  • vitamin-C
  • vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K
  • potassium, manganese, copper, magnesium
  • B-complex vitamins



Black currants











  • High in anthocyanins
  • High in anti-oxidants
  • Good source of vitamin-C
  • vitamin A, beta-carotene, zeaxanthin and kryptoxanthin
  • High in iron
  • minerals: phosphorus, copper, manganese, magnesium













  • low in calories
  • fiber, minerals, vitamins, pigment anti-oxidants
  • highest anti-oxidant of fruits
  • phyto-chemical compounds
  • chlorogenic acid
  • vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E
  • B-complex vitamins
  • manganese, copper, iron, zinc














  • very low in calories and fats
  • rich in poly-phenolic compounds, vitamins, minerals
  • high in Vitamin A
  • Rich in antioxidants beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin
  • potassium
  • B-complex vitamins niacin, pantothenic acid
  • vitamin-C














  • high in calories
  • no saturated fats or cholesterol
  • Good source of fiber
  • antioxidants
  • Good in vitamin-C
  • vitamin B-6
  • balanced sodium-potassium ratio














  • low in calories
  • Rich in phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals
  • powerful anti-oxidant properties
  • melatonin
  • Source of zinc, iron, potassium, manganese, copper
  • Tart cherries rich in anti-oxidants lutein, zeaxanthin, beta carotene
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Acerola cherry very high vitamin-C and vitamin-A














  • low in calories and fat
  • one of the richest sources of flavonoid anthocyanin antioxidants
  • Black chokeberries have the high amount anthocyanins
  • anthocyanins is anti cancer agents
  • Rich in anti-oxidants carotenes, luteins, zeaxanthins
  • Good sources of vitamin-C, vitamin A, vitamin E, beta-carotene, folate













  • high amounts of phenolic flavonoid phytochemicals called pro-anthocyanidins
  • Good source of antioxidants
  • Research shoes anti-bacterial properties
  • berries prevent plaque formation on teeth
  • vitamin C, vitamin A, folate, lutein, potassium, manganese



Dates Fruit










  • high in essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals
  • high in simple sugars fructose and dextrose
  • rich in fiber
  • contain antioxidants tannins
  • vitamin-A
  • ß-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin
  • excellent source of iron
  • Excellent source of potassium
  • Rich in manganese, copper, magnesium, calcium
  • B-complex vitamins, vitamin K, vitamin B-6, niacin, riboflavin



Durian fruit











  • high in calories
  • simple sugars fructose and sucrose
  • rich in fiber
  • good source vitamin-C
  • Excellent source of B-complex vitamins, vitamin B5, vitamin B-6, vitamin B-1
  • Contains copper, iron, magnesium
  • rich source of potassium













  • high in calories, anti-oxidants, anthocyanins, minerals, vitamins
  • highest anti-oxidant strength among berries
  • Excellent sources of vitamin-C
  • high in vitamin-A
  • B-complex vitamins niacin, folates, pantothenic acid
  • potassium, manganese, iron, phosphorus



Feijoa fruit










  • low in calories
  • low fat, no cholesterol
  • Rich source fiber
  • Good source of vitamin-C
  • B-complex vitamins, vitamin-B6, vitamin E , magnesium, copper, manganese



Figs Fruit










  • low in calories
  • fiber, minerals, vitamins, anti-oxidants
  • Dried figs possess higher concentrations of calories, minerals, vitamins
  • black mission are good in anti-oxidants carotenes, lutein, tannins
  • vitamin A, E, and K
  • chlorogenic acid
  • high in B-complex vitamins niacin, folates, pantothenic acid
  • excellent source calcium, copper, iron, selenium, zinc


Goji berry
















  • essential nutrients, anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals
  • Dry berries have high carotenoids, calories, vitamins, minerals
  • high in antioxidants
  • flavonoids quercetin, kaempferol, rutin
  • Zeaxanthin a natural anti-oxidant
  • excellent sources of vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Dried berries excellent source of calcium, iron, calcium
  • B-complex vitamins, vitamin B-6, riboflavin














  • low in calories
  • good anti-oxidant
  • Good source of vitamin-C
  • vitamin-A
  • small amounts of vitamin B-6, vitamin B5, folates, thiamin
  • calcium, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, potassium
  • Indian gooseberries rich in vitamin C














  • rich in resveratrol
  • Resveratrol reduces risk of stroke
  • Anthocyanins
  • anti-oxidants
  • low in calories
  • rich source copper, iron, manganese
  • Good source of vitamin-C, vitamin A, pyridoxine, riboflavin













  • low in calories
  • Rich in fiber
  • Pectin
  • High in vitamin-A, naringenin, naringin
  • rich in vitamin-A
  • Excellent source of vitamin-C
  • High in potassium
  • Red ones are rich in lycopene
  • B-complex vitamins riboflavin, pyridoxine, thiamin, copper, phosphorus



Guava fruit











  • low in calories and fat
  • Rich source of soluble fiber
  • excellent source of vitamin-C
  • Good source of Vitamin-A, beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein
  • pink guava is high in lycopene
  • Rich source of potassium
  • Good source of B-complex vitamins niacin, vitamin-B6 , vitamin E. magnesium, copper


Jackfruit Fruit





















  • low in calories and simple sugars fructose, sucrose
  • vitamin-A, carotene-ß, lutein, kryptoxanthin-ß
  • rich in vitamin-A
  • Good source vitamin-C
  • rich in B-complex vitamins, vitamin B-6, riboflavin, folic acid
  • Good source of potassium, magnesium, iron



Jujube Fruit










  • high in essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals
  • high in calories
  • Contain tannins
  • excellent sources of vitamin-C
  • high in calcium
  • B-complex vitamins, vitamin B-6, pantothenic acid, riboflavin



Kiwi Fruit











  • moderate in calories
  • high in anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins, fiber
  • Good source of fiber
  • Excellent source vitamin-C
  • good levels of vitamin-A, vitamin-E, vitamin-K, beta-carotene, lutein
  • excellent source omega-3 fatty acids
  • Rich source potassium
  • manganese, iron, magnesium



Kumquat Fruit










  • low calories
  • good sources of fiber, minerals, vitamins, anti-oxidants
  • rich in many essential oils, anti-oxidants, tannins, pectin
  • high in carotenes, lutein, zeaxanthin
  • vitamin A, C and E
  • rich in vitamin C
  • B-complex vitamins niacin, pyridoxine, pantothenic acid
  • Good source of copper, potassium, iron, selenium, zinc













  • low in calories
  • no fats or cholesterol
  • excellent source of vitamin C
  • Snall amounts of vitamin A
  • Good source of B-complex vitamins
  • copper, potassium, calcium













  • low in calories
  • Pectin
  • Excellent source vitamin-A
  • good source of potassium, folates, vitamin B-6, niacin
  • good source of iron, copper, calcium



Lychee Fruit










  • low calories, no fats or cholesterol, high in fiber, vitamins, antioxidants
  • oligonol- anti-oxidant, anti-influenza virus, helps improve blood flow to organs
  • Excellent source of vitamin C
  • Good source of thiamin, niacin, folates
  • potassium and copper












  • rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants
  • excellent source of Vitamin-A, beta-carotene, alpha-carotene
  • good source of potassium
  • Good source of vitamin-B6, vitamin-C, vitamin-E
  • copper
  • rich in carotenoids and polyphenols



Mangosteen Fruit










  • low in calories
  • Good source of vitamin C
  • Good source of thiamin, niacin, folates
  • copper, manganese, magnesium













  • low in calories
  • high in antioxidants, minerals, vitamins
  • high amounts anthocyanins
  • resveratrol-protects against stroke risk
  • Excellent source of vitamin-C
  • vitamin A, vitamin E
  • Zeaxanthin- protects the retina from ultraviolet rays
  • Excellent source of iron
  • Good source of manganese, magnesium, potassium
  • Rich in B-complex vitamins and vitamin K












  • low in calories
  • high in anti-oxidants, plant nutrients, minerals, vitamins
  • vitamin C
  • vitamin A, vitamin E, lutein, zeaxanthin, ß-kryptoxanthin
  • Good source of niacin, pantothenic acid, thiamin



Oranges fruit










  • low in calories
  • Pectin
  • Excellent source of vitamin C
  • Contains phytochemicals
  • good levels of vitamin A, alpha and beta-carotenes, beta-kryptoxanthin, lutein
  • Good source of thiamin, pyridoxine, folates
  • very good source of potassium and calcium



Papaya fruit









  • low in calories
  • high in fiber
  • highest vitamin-C content of all fruit
  • Excellent source of Vitamin-A
  • Rich in Folic acid, vitamin B-6, riboflavin, vitamin B-1
  • high in potassium
  • seeds-anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, ringworm infections



Passion fruit










  • rich source of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, fiber
  • Good in vitamin C
  • Good levels of vitamin-A
  • Very rich in potassium
  • Good source of copper, magnesium, iron, phosphorus



Peaches Fruit









  • low in calories
  • high in minerals and vitamins
  • moderate source of vitamin-C
  • vitamin-A, ß-carotene
  • Rich in potassium, fluoride, iron
  • Contain lutein, zeaxanthin, ß-kryptoxanthin



Pears Fruit


Sliced Ripe Green Pear Isolated on White Background

  • high in fiber, anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins
  • Good source of fiber
  • very low calories
  • high in vitamin C
  • sources of beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin
  • high source of iron, potassium, copper, magnesium, folates, riboflavin, vitamin B-6
  • least allergenic of all fruits
  • treatment of colitis, gallbladder disorders, arthritis, gout



Persimmon Fruit










  • high in calories
  • contain catechins and gallocatechins
  • vitamin-A, beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein, kryptoxanthin
  • Zeaxanthin- protective light-filtering functions for eyes
  • Very good source of vitamin-C
  • folic acid, vitamin B-6, thiamin
  • high in potassium, manganese, copper, phosphorus



Pineapple fruit










  • low in calories
  • no saturated fats or cholesterol
  • contains a enzyme bromelain- an anti-inflammatory, anti-clotting, anti-cancer
  • Excellent source of vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • rich in folates, thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin, manganese, copper, potassium



Plums Fruit











  • low in calories, no saturated fats
  • high in anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins
  • contain fibers sorbitol and isatin- help digestive system
  • vitamin A and beta-carotene
  • high in potassium, fluoride, iron
  • niacin, vitamin B-6, pantothenic acid













  • moderate in calories, no cholesterol or saturated fats
  • Good source of fiber
  • good for weight reduction, boosts immunity, improves circulation, protection from cancers
  • punicalagin and tannins may reduce heart-disease
  • Good source of vitamin-C
  • effective against prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), lymphoma
  • Good source of vitamin B-5, folates, pyridoxin, vitamin K, copper, potassium



Quince fruit










  • low calorie, high in antioxidants, fiber, minerals, vitamins
  • catechin and epicatechin
  • phenolic compounds: procyanidin-B2, oligomeric procyanidin, polymeric procyanidin
  • vitamin C
  • Good source of copper, iron, potassium, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B-6
  • has anti-allergenic and anti-inflammatory properties













  • low in calories and fats
  • rich source of fiber and antioxidants
  • high levels of tannin, quercetin, gallic acid, salicylic acid
  • Excellent source of vitamin-C
  • vitamin A, vitamin E
  • potassium, copper, iron, magnesium
  • Rich in vitamin K, vitamin B-6, riboflavin, folic acid



Sapodilla Fruit











  • high calorie and fiber
  • Rich in tannin
  • high in vitamin C
  • good source of copper, iron, folate, niacin



Star fruit











  • very low calorie
  • high fiber
  • high in vitamin-C
  • Rich in quercetin, epicatechin, gallic acid
  • Good source of riboflavin, vitamin B-6
  • phosphorus,zinc, iron, potassium
  • juice is as a diuretic













  • low in calories and rich in minerals, vitamins
  • high in anthocyanins
  • Excellent source of vitamin-C
  • Rich in vitamin B-6, riboflavin, folic acid
  • vitamin-A, vitamin-E
  • potassium, manganese, copper, iron



Tangerines Fruit










  • very low calories
  • good sources vitamin A
  • rich sources of vitamin-C
  • Contain pectin
  • antioxidant properties



Watermelon Fruit










  • Rich in electrolytes and water content
  • very low in calories
  • Excellent source of Vitamin-A
  • Rich in lycopene, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, kryptoxanthin
  • Excellent source lycopene
  • Good source of potassium
  • vitamin-B6, vitamin B-1, vitamin-C