15 Exotic Healthy Foods You Need to Start Eating

When we talk about clean eating and healthy food we go with the option of whole grains, fruits and vegetables. All these food items are healthy and popular in everyone grocery list and market. But there are some super healthy exotic food items which you must start eating. These are less known but the nutritional values of these food items are great.

Let’s have a look at the list of these exotic healthy foods.

15 Little Known Exotic Healthy Foods

  1. Brazil nuts

This Venezuelan Brazil nut is an ideal snack for the workout session as they provide you energy for the hectic life. It is a rich source of carbohydrates, protein and minerals like selenium and magnesium.

 

  1. Horned melon

This fruit is unique in taste from other fruits such as banana and apples. But in the combination with the fruits like lemon and banana it tastes great. It is used in salads and also being used as puree. This fruit is commonly found in southern Africa and actually belongs to the cucumber family. It is very low in calorie that is why an ideal fruit for those who are looking for the less calorie intake. But the nutritional value of this fruit is very high. With that of minerals and essential vitamins it has beta carotene in it.

  1. Durian

This fruit is from South East Asia. From the outside view it is smelly and spiky but actually from the inside it is creamy and almond like flavor. It is good in providing your body with the essential vitamins, proteins and carbohydrates with the known aphrodisiac.

durian healthy food

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  1. Persimmon

It is the national fruit of japan. It is a type of berry and all the berries are considered to be the super food because of their health benefits. Persimmon can be consumed in many different ways. You can take it in fresh, dried and also in cooked form. It is rich source of potassium, iron and calcium. Its addition in your diet on regular basis helps in the healthy heart activity and lessens the risk of heart attack. Even though, its peel is of great importance as it works as an anti-aging agent.

Persimmon health benefits

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