Monday, May 21, 2012

Lychee is a juicy fruit

Lychee is a juicy fruit that belongs to soapberry family...
Delicious and juicy Lychee or "Litchi" reminds you the arrival of summer. The fruit is a drupe; oval, heart-shaped or nearly round.
Its outer surface is covered with rough leathery rind or peel featuring pink color. The peel can be easily removable in the ripe fruits, inside; consists of edible portion of a white, translucent, sweet and juicy fruit.
Lychee fruits are low in calories but rich in dietary fiber.
Litchi, like citrus fruits, is an excellent source of vitamin C.
Litchi also contains a very good amount of minerals like potassium and copper.
Fresh lychee fruits are available in the markets from June to October. The Fruit must be allowed to ripen fully on the tree itself since the ripening process stops soon after harvested.
This fruit aids in enhancing the energy of the body.
It also improves fluid contents in the body.
Lychee in Chinese means ‘gift for a joyful life’, surely lives 

up to its name.

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