The Banana is a fruit produced by Coopetrabasur in Costa Rica, the Guabo in Ecuador, Valley of the Chira and Appbosa in Peru. The Banana fruit is one of the most consumed …







The Banana is a fruit produced by Coopetrabasur in Costa Rica, the Guabo in Ecuador, Valley of the Chira and Appbosa in Peru. The Banana fruit is one of the most consumed fruits in the world. When ripen, it is yellow, sweet, fleshy, rich ¡n carbohydrates, potassium, vítamin A and C. For its great content of starch, each banana in average contributes a person’s diet with 120 calories. For its high energy contribution and its high potassium content it is frequently consumed by people who practices sports and by physical culturists. The great variety of forms of the banana makes it an extremely versatile food. ln the West, the most common and simple way of consumption is to serve the whole fruit and use the skin to hold it. It is used in pieces for fruit salads, jellos and desserts, milkshakes and other drinks.

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• Valle del Chira • APPBOSA • Coopetrabasur • El Guabo

The Orange has a high content of vitamin C; it is an excellent antioxidant and helps treating colds. This fruit, very popular around the world, consists of 45% of juice, 30% skin and 25% pulp and seeds. They contain approximately 90%water and 5% sugars. The orange, besides vitamin C, contains vitamin A, few saturated fats, cholesterol, sodium, fiber, calcium, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus. It is not recommended to those who suifer digestive problems like gastritis, hernia of hiatus, acidity or ulcers. Usually, the consumption of this fruit is in juices. They can last for more than 3 weeks in the refrigerator if they are fresh, but if it is kept in an environmental temperature, more juice can be obtained from it.

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The Mango is a fruit produced by Apromalpi in Ecuador. The Mango is a fleshy, flavorful and refreshing fruit; it is also known as “peach of the tropics”. Nowadays, it is recognized as one of the finest tropical fruits. The Mango is 10w in calones, contributes the body with antioxidants, vitamin C and B5, magnesium, is also appropriate for the metabolism of carbohydrates, treatment of problems in the epidermis, it is of easy digestion but it can have laxative effects when it is consumed in excess. It is important to remember that vitamin C takes part in the formation of collagen, bones, teeth, and red globules; facilitates the absorption of iron and helpsto prevent infections. The magnesium is related to the functioning of the intestines, nerves and muscles; it takes part in the formation of bones and teeth and improves the immunity system.

Produced by: • Apromalpi

The Pineapple is a fruit produced by Agronorte in Costa Rica. The Pineapple is consumed fresh or as preserved food. In the West it is commonly used as dessert, but it ¡s increasingly becoming a sweetingredient in the preparations of eastern food. This fruit is rich ¡n vitamin C and fiber, when ripen, its pulp is firm but flexible. Within its medical properties we can highlight its capacity to metabolize foods thanks to an enzyme known as bromeline, which makes The Pineapple an optimal fruit to alleviate infections in the larynx and pharynx, as well as general infections. The Pineapple is also a diuretic, for this reason it is used to treat the cystitis, it is slightly antiseptic, detoxifying, antacid and laxative. Studies have been made about its use as auxiliary in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, the sciatica, and the control of the obesity.

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• Agronorte

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