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Florida's Tropical Fruits are an exciting and delicious way for health-conscious consumers to get their daily intake of fruits and vegetables. They're also an excellent source of many essential nutrients, especially Vitamin C.

In an article in Womens Sports and Fitness, Paul Lachance, director of the Nutraceuticals Institute at Rutgers University, reported that guava, kiwi, papaya, cherimoya, mango and lychee provide a higher average percentage of nine nutrients, including vitamin C, folate, potassium, beta carotene and fiber, than apples, peaches and bananas.

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5 a day!

A proper diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and dairy products, coupled with lots of exercise, can keep you on the road to good health -- naturally and deliciously.

The National Academy of Sciences reports that Americans can reduce their risk of certain types of cancer, heart disease and other illnesses by increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables they eat to five or more a day!

Specific nutritional information on each of the "Fresh From Florida"
Tropical Fruits can be found in the Identification section of this web site.


Tropical Fruit Growers of South Florida, Inc. / 18710 S. W. 288 Street, Homestead, Florida  33030
(305) 401-1502/Email:

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