Fall Season Fruits To Look Out For
Here Are Some Beneficial Fruits For The Upcoming Fall Season
We are almost at the end of the summer season and that means Mangoes will soon be departing from our daily lives soon. Before you despair, every cloud has a silver lining and with the fall season upon us, many delicious and beneficial fruits are waiting in the wings for us to savor and enjoy them.
While we will always be sad to see Mangoes depart for another year, we should take heart in the fact that fall and winter fruits are equally delicious and healthy and we should make the most of their blessings for the upcoming final months of 2020.
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As the fall and winter season approaches, let's welcome the many fruits and seasonal foods as a blessing. Apart from cold, wintery nights having a cup of hot coffee or soup, and nuts, the fall and winter seasons also welcome some wonderful and delicious fruits.
In Pakistan, people are fortunate enough to enjoy all four seasons and different fruits, vegetables, and crops the whole year-round. The fruits of the fall and winter season are very rich in nourishment and healthy in taste.
Most pomegranates grown in Pakistan are in season from the end of August through November. Luckily, they store well and are often available through December and even into January for some years. A 100 g (3.5 oz) serving of pomegranate provides 12% of the Daily Value (DV) for vitamin C, 16% DV for vitamin K, and 10% DV for folate. Pomegranate seeds are a rich source of dietary fiber (20% DV) which is entirely contained in the edible seeds.
Bananas are available all year-round but this is the time when they come fresh and ripe with an ideally sweet taste. Bananas are a very healthy fruit and contain many nutrients like potassium, fiber, vitamin B, and C.
Apple is rich in iron and is extremely beneficial for a person's body. A raw apple is 86% water and 14% carbohydrates, with negligible content of fat and protein. The famous saying "an apple a day, keeps the doctor away' is still very much an effective saying.
Pear is available in Pakistan from September till December. Raw pear is 84% water, 15% carbohydrates, and contains negligible protein and fat. In a 100 g reference amount, raw pear supplies 57 calories, and a moderate source of dietary fiber. It is a heart-friendly fruit.
Papaya is very beneficial for the stomach and immune system. This fruit is very good for the heart, cholesterol, acne, skin, and blood. Raw papaya pulp contains 88% water, 11% carbohydrates, and negligible fat and protein.
Then of course, as the winter season approaches, Oranges make a much-awaited entry into our lives.
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