Fact Friday On MCZ Edition 9

Fruits are one of the most remarkable things nature has blessed us with. On Fact Friday this week, we journey from the Amazon rainforest to the French Caribbean where a fruit is nicknamed “food of the gods”. We took off thereafter, and paid homage to the tribes of amazon jungle who have over years used the Acai Berry tremendously in curing ailments and we stopped in China where the Kumquat is native to.

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Cucumber was said to be used by Roman’s to treat scorpion bite.

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Camu camu berry from the Amazon region is said to be packed with the highest recorded amount of natural vitamin C known on the planet this was discovered in 1950.

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Mangosteen is nicknamed “Queen of fruits” because of it’s exquisite flavour and in the French Caribbean it is nicknamed the “food of the gods”. It is a national fruit of Thailand where it is called mang khut.

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Acai berry has been known for thousands of years. It was first used by the tribes of Amazon jungle as a cure for various ailments before it was introduced to the Western world in the 1990’s.

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Kumquat fruits are native to China. “Kum” & “Quat” means good fortune. The botanist named Robert Fortune, brought them from China to Europe in the middle of the 19th century.


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