Are packaged fruit juices good for health?

Stocking seemingly healthy packaged fruit juices in households is not uncommon. At the same time, they are also often seen as alternatives to “unhealthy” carbonated soft drinks.

But are these packaged fruit juices really healthy? Or is it just a myth?

The packaged fruit juice market can be divided into three subcategories,viz.fruit drinks, juices,and nectar drinks. Continue reading “Are packaged fruit juices good for health?”

Health benefits of kiwi fruit


Health benefits of kiwi fruit

It may look repulsive from the outside with its fuzzy brown appearance but upon peeling this fruit gets transformed into an exotic green translucent flesh with a tangy, somewhat creamy taste intercepted by small black crunchy seeds.

Native to China, kiwi was initially called Yang Tao. Later, when brought to New Zealand; it was known as Chinese gooseberries. In 1962, a scientist from USA coined the term ‘Kiwifruit’ in honour of the native bird of New Zealand, the kiwi, whose brown fuzzy coat resembled the skin of this unique fruit.

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