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Tropical fruits

  1. 1. Tropical Fruits Mengying Hou (Monie)
  2. 2. What are TROPICAL FRUITS?
  3. 3. bright color pleasant flavor
  4. 4. Fruits that are produced by a tree native to the tropics are tropical fruits .
  5. 5. <ul><li>over 400 </li></ul><ul><li>kinds of tropical fruits </li></ul><ul><li>in the world </li></ul>
  6. 6. 5 popular tropical fruits: popular in the world Following are Banana Lemon Water Melon Papaya Pitaya
  7. 7. Banana <ul><li>Most popular in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Color: green purple red </li></ul><ul><li>yellow (most) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Every 100g Protein: 1.2g Fat: 0.5g Carbohydrates: 19.5g Crude fiber: 0.9g Calcium: 9mg Phosphorus: 31mg Vitamin C, Vitamin E etc . Nutrients
  9. 9. Water Melon Mostly available throughout year Exterior rind: smooth, green (most), yellow or white color
  10. 10. Red flesh Black seeds Sweet Flavor
  11. 11. Lemon From a small evergreen tree Used for culinary and nonculinary purposes
  12. 12. Lemon juice is about 5% to 6% citric acid, which gives lemons a sour taste, and a pH of 2-3.
  13. 13. Papaya 40 types Come in different colors and sizes
  14. 14. Flesh: contain papain, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, folate, dietary fiber, etc. Black seeds: edible and have a sharp, spicy taste
  15. 15. Pitaya Commonly known as dragon fruit With leathery, slightly leafy skin
  16. 16. Flesh: mildly sweet and low in calories Seeds: edible, black and crunchy
  17. 17. Would you like some tropical fruits
  18. 18. Thank you for watching! Mengying Hou (Monie)
  19. 19. Images source Images in page 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,11,17,18 Microsoft Office: http://office.microsoft.com/zh-cn/images/?CTT=97 Images in page 7,12,13,14,15,16 Nipic : http:// www.nipic.com /

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