Many nutritionists recommend that the secret
to absorb more fruit is that trying new kind of fruits. There are some tips for
you to choose alternative fresh fruits with fresh flavor and many useful
The advice “eat an apple a day” may cause
you to be bored. A survey shows that 80% of Americans eat less fruits than the
amount they need every day (standard is 1.5 – 2 cups of juice for women) and
experts explain the reason of the fruit deficit is being tired of fruits. It
clarifies there are 4 kinds of fruits accounted for almost half of the
consumption of fruit for women: apple, banana, orange and watermelon. “But when
you eat the same kind of fruits in a long time, you are easy to be tired and
don’t want to eat them any more” - Joan Salge Balke, representative spokesman
of Diet and Nutrition Institute shared.
However, it is admitted that fruits bring
you many benefits from cancer prevention to cardiovascular
health improvement. A study from France found that eating fruits frequently
will help to prevent aging and dementia. Blake also added “In addition, they
add more nutrients for your diet. They help you to absorb most of vitamins,
minerals and nutrients from plants”. There are some instructions for you to
diverse your taste of fruits below.
If you love apple…
Fruit with similar nutrient: papaya
One medium papaya can provide more fiber
than an apple – enough to supply 20% of daily nutritional need per day. You can
mix papaya in a bowl of salad with cassava, cucumber slices, lemon juice,
paprika and salt. Then, just enjoy.
Fruit with similar taste: quince
Quince is related to apple but heavier and
sourer. You can make them softer and sweeter by cooking it with brine: 8
quinces, 7 cups of water, ½ cup of honey, 1 cup of sugar, lemon juice and a
vanilla (as David Lebovitz – author of Ready for Dessert).
If you love banana
Fruit with similar nutrient: Kiwi
Kiwi is rich in potassium and it is also in
5 kinds of the most nutritious fruits. You can use kiwi a dish of fish or
chicken with a mixture of kiwi – papaya and mango.
Fruit with similar taste green banana
“Green banana is the combination of banana
and sweet potato” – as the definition of Rachel Saunders – founder of
handcrafting company Blue Chair Fruit. You can cut slices of green banana and
grill it with satay, then enjoy the hot taste of the dish.
If you love watermelon
Fruit with similar nutrient: guava
Guava and watermelon are fruits which are
rich in antioxidant lycopene. Red essences of guava will reduce the risk of
cancer and heart disease. You can eat whole grains or cut it then mix them with
salad, or blend it into smoothie to enjoy.
Fruit with similar taste: Asian pear
Asian pear contains much water and tastes
crispy like watermelon. You can cut slices and enjoy its moderate sweet to eat
with watercress salad or spinach or in combination with sandwich, Cheddar
cheese and chicken.
If you love orange
Fruit with similar nutrient: carambola
With dampened sweet and mild acidity,
carambola provide a healthy amount of vitamin C (1/2 cup of carambora will give
you about 25% of your daily need) as well as choline compound helps to
strengthen cells and prevents aging. Carambola is also a great choice for
delicious fruit salad.
Fruit with similar taste: Kumquat
According to Saunders expert, kumquat is
small type of orange. You can gently peel its sweet crust full of essential oil
and savor each succulent section.