15 Incredible Fruits That You Didn’t Even Know Existed
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These are all the most common fruits that are available on our planet but what about the ones that are not available everywhere. What about the fruits that you have never even heard off. This is what we’ll be discussing today with some fruits that you didn’t even know existed.
Many call it nature’s Redbull as it is an instant energizer and helps with reducing stress as well as anxiety. This is the official fruit of Singapore and is high in carbohydrates and calories. It works better than glucose to energize an individual instantly. Unfortunately, it is ‘the world’s smelliest fruit,’ and is banned on many types of public transportation. The smell has been described as rotten onions or raw sewage.
This is the largest edible fruit that grows in North America. Many have stated that it can taste like both
3Peanut Butter Fruit
This fruit is native to Venezuela, Peru, Guyana, and Colombia. It is identified by its leaves that look silvery on the underside. It smells and taste like peanut butter and that is why it was given this name. It is usually used in making jams as well as jellies. It is very high in calcium, vitamin C, and carbohydrates.
The reason this fruit is called the miracle fruit isn’t that it does miracles upon consumption but due to the glycoprotein molecule present in it called ‘miraculin’. This causes the fruit to taste sweet when in fact it is quite bitter. Miraculin blinds the taste buds and we get a sweet sensation in our mouths. This fruit is low in sugar but gives a mildly sweet tang and has been used in the treatment of diabetes.
The name of this fruit that is native to Panama, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Guatemala in English means ‘delicious monster’. The reason it is called that is that if it is consumed before it is 100% ripe it will cause throat and skin irritation. Once the fruit is ripe it is said to be delicious and the leaves of the plant look like the hands of a monster. This is how the fruit got its name.