A review paper on fruit nutrition and health benefits
Shahroon Khan, Ridhima Arya, Pooja, Babli, Manju, VS Pahil and Iswar Singh
The present study aimed at studying nutritional facts of fruits and its impact on betterment of health. Food packets come with labels on it stating its nutritional facts. If fruits had labels on them their nutritional facts would leave us surprised. Over last few decade people have become conscious about their health and diet. In such time, importance of fruits in nutrition and their health benefits can’t be left unrecognized. Fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals and are rich source of energy. Mango and papaya are rich source of Vitamin A. Aonla, guava and citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C, while richest source for vitamin C was Barbados cherry. Walnut is the richest source of fat (64.5 per cent) and produces highest calories per unit of edible portion. Cashew nut is the richest source of protein 21.2% and thiamine 630mg/100g. Litchi is richest source of calcium and cashew nut is found rich in Vitamin-B1 (Thiamine). Dry karonda is the richest source of iron (39.1 per cent) followed by date palm (10.6 per cent).
How to cite this article:
Shahroon Khan, Ridhima Arya, Pooja, Babli, Manju, VS Pahil, Iswar Singh. A review paper on fruit nutrition and health benefits. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(6):119-123.