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Summer Fruits- June till August

Apricots-summer fruits
Apricots are almost round with gloominess at the top. It constantly feels soft and smooth. Apricots are rich in vitamins A and C, and also the minerals like calcium and iron. It contains no fat and a little amount of carbs.
Asian Pear
Asian Pears-summer fruits
Asian Pears are yummy fruits that are related to apple and it is a group of pear varieties having crispy and juicy fruit. The season for pears runs from August through October. But there is a variety of pear obtainable year-round because of the seasonal variations.

Blackberries-summer fruits
Blackberries are very dark purple with smooth and brittle skin. The blackberry fruit contains polyphenol antioxidants and it also reduces the risk of esophageal cancer. Ageing can be delayed with the help of regular consumption of blackberries.
Boysenberry usually considered along with the blackberry, a raspberry, and a loganberry.They are a dark purple almost black in color when ripe. It is a large aggregate fruit, with large seeds and a deep maroon color.

Cantaloupe-summer fruits
Cantaloupe has lusciously rich flavor, fragrance and minimal number of calories. It is also referred to as a netted melon because it has a rib less rind with a distinct netted skin. It is generally eaten as a fresh fruit, as a salad, or custard, or as a dessert with ice cream.
Casaba Melon
Casaba Melon-summer fruits
The casaba melon is a variety of muskmelon, closely interrelated to cantaloupe and honeydew. Casaba melons are a tremendous source of vitamin C, vitamin B6 and also a good source of potassium. It mainly helps in maintaining optimum health and weight loss.

Cherries-summer fruits
Cherry is a fleshy stone fruit. Cherries taste best consumed "humid" from the tree.Cherries have a powerful pain relief benefits especially for runners and other athletes. It also has a considerable impact on relieving muscle..
Currants-summer fruits
Currant fruits are small, rounded in shape with smooth skin which can be red, yellow, green, or black in color. Currant fruits are almost sweet in taste and also used in several food preparations.

Figs-summer fruits
Figs are a large and deciduous shrub. Figs are used to lower and control high blood pressure because they are filled with potassium, a mineral used to control hypertension. It also helps people mislay weight. Figs are good for those with diabetes and breast cancer.
Gooseberries-summer fruits
Gooseberries are green, yellow, or shades of red from pink to purple to roughly black. It's available at the time of June till August. It contains an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, and phosphorus. It basically increases the production of red blood corpuscles.

Grapes-summer fruits
Select plump, brightly colored berries that remain tightly in the vine when the bunch is shaked. Store unwashed grapes in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to a week. Grapes are good source of Vitamin A.
Guava-summer fruits
Guava fruit is light yellow and blushed in the midst of pink. Guava is accessible from late spring through early fall. Guava fruits are sodium free, low in fat and calories. It also reduces the possibility of coronary heart disease. Guavas are mainly used for the treatment of cough.

Honeydew Melon
Honeydew Melon-summer fruits
Honeydew is a part of the melon family which is slightly oval in shape. It is the sweetest of every melon when ripe. The edible portion of honeydew is rich in source of provitamin A, Vitamin C, and potassium and zinc. It's also helpful to prevent birth defects.
Huckleberries are small, dark purple or black fruit that is edible. It is quite similar to blueberry in appearance and taste. It is rich in vitamin B, C and iron, which helps in the circulation of blood. Huckleberries relieve pancreas in digesting sugars and starches.

Lime-summer fruits
Lime is a term refers to number of different species and hybrids of shrub like trees. Lime color ranges from light to medium green, sometimes with a slight yellow cast. Limes and lemons look similar, but limes are smaller and green when ripe.
Loganberries-summer fruits
The loganberry came from the cross between Rubus ursinus as the female parent and Rubus idaeus the male parent. Leaves of this plant are deep green, coarse and thick, Flowers are in white and the Fruit will be in deep purple.

Lychee Nut
Lychee Nut-summer fruits
Lychee is fragrant, sweet, and brightly colored strawberry shaped fruits with thin leathery skin. The actual season for lychee fruit is mid-June to mid-July. Lychee fruits are low in calories and it also contains no saturated fats or cholesterol.
Mango-summer fruits
Mango fruit is one of the most trendy, nutritionally rich fruit with distinctive flavor, smell and taste. Mangos are seasonal fruits that begin in the month of May. It is a very rich source of potassium, vitamin C and E.

Marionberry is a bright, glossy blackberry that grows longer than its wide range. It is a cross between the Chehalem and Olallieberries. It ripens through spring and early summer and hence that reaches their peak during the month of July.
Nectarines are basically the same fruit as Peaches, the primary difference is that nectarines are smooth-skinned and peaches are blurry. Nectarines are sweeter, firmer and juicier. It provides a good source of carotenes, flavonoids and potassium..

Papayas-summer fruits
Papaya flesh is an orange color with either yellow or pink hues. Papayas bid the luscious taste and sunlit color of the tropics. Papaya also contains rich sources of antioxidant nutrients such as vitamin C & carotenes.
Peaches-summer fruits
Peaches that have a white flesh are generally sweet and have very little acidity. It is enormously rich in vitamin A and potassium and makes the skin healthy and also adds color to the complexion. Use of peaches, on a normal basis, can keep your bowel movements regular.

Plums-summer fruits
Plums have a flabby, round shape, very soft and shiny. Plums fruits are rich in dietary fiber, which in turn proves helpful in improving the digestive system.
A Raspberry is aggregate fruit.Raspberries are lower in calories, wonderfully delicious and are nutrient-dense. The most familiar type of raspberry is red-pink in color. Raspberries are solitary fruits.

Strawberries-summer fruits
Strawberries are aggregates comprises of several small fruits. Strawberries are delicious and nutrient-rich fruit. It efficiently prevents the oxidation process in the body for free radicals. It also handles the heat, tighten the skin and prevent leukemia.
Tayberries-summer fruits
Tayberry is a cultivated shrub, a cross between blackberry and red raspberry, and named after the river Tay in Scotland. The fruit is sweeter, much larger, and more aromatic.

Watermelon-summer fruits
Watermelon fruit is very large, smooth and the edible part is usually red pinkish color. Watermelon is the yummy, flavored fruit and it contains 90% water that we usually have during summer in sort to keep our bodies hydrated
Zucchini-summer fruits
The zucchini is an immature fruit, being swollen ovary of the zucchini flower.It is a summer squash fruit often grows nearly a meter in length. zucchini is a hybrid of the cucumber fruit. It can be of dark or light green

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