Typically everyone knows a thing or two about fruits, everyone eats at least one or more types of fruits, I have never come across any human that does not eat fruits, or says they do not like eating fruits because of the taste of any other factors. This article will be giving you detailed information about the types of fruits in Nigeria.

Fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants and they are the means in which angiosperms disseminate their seeds. Everyone loves fruits from the taste to the health benefits which they giving us humans. Animals also eat fruits, most animals survive in the bush by eating fruits and plants, this is a known fact.

Fruits have played a major role in helping to build our immune system and many other parts of the body. Fruits normally mean the fleshy seeds that are associated with structures of a plant, you should know that they are not always sweet some are sour and edible in the raw state and one rule we must always apply to all fruits is to make sure we wash them before eating.

Types Of Fruits In Nigeria

Parents are advised to give growing kids lots of fruits to eat as it will help them to process lots of things faster and help as antibodies to fight against diseases. Fruits like oranges are very common in Nigeria, oranges do not have seasons, they are other Nigerian fruits that have time when they come out. There is a particular time of the year when fruits come out and this has been quite helpful because you can make your choice on whatever you want to eat at that particular season but don’t be scared because oranges are always in abundance. Below we will be giving you a list of the types of fruits in Nigeria.

  • Oranges
  • Pineapple
  • WaterMelon
  • Banana
  • Apple
  • Sugar Cane
  • Mangoes
  • Avocados
  • Guavas
  • Coconut
  • Tangerine
  • Cherry
  • Grape Fruit
  • SourSop
  • Papaya
  • African Bush Mangoes
  • Ackee
  • Cashew Apples
  • Strawberries

The fruits which have been listed above are the ones which you can find in Nigeria. You should know that fruits like Mangoes and cherry have their seasons in which they come and if you are a lover of the two then you need to be aware so you can plan on getting the money ready to buy them. One thing about fruits is that they are not expensive, I would gladly call fruits one of the foods that are not expensive in Nigeria.

Many poor fellows take fruits as food like oranges and bananas because of easy access and low costs, those in the villages eat a lot of fruits because many of them there are farmers and this has made it easier for them to have fruits in abundance.

Fruits are known to be eaten after a meal or before a meal, they help in aiding the digestion of foods, fighting diseases in the body, and doing lots of other works. Food is very much recommended by doctors or any other health care provider, especially when a person is sick, you are advised to eat fruits regularly as it will help in fighting lots of germs.

We, humans, are prone to various health challenges and this is as a result because we do not care for ourselves as we use to. Nigeria is a country that has low healthcare and they are still developing better ways of taking care of the citizens and making things easier for them, fruits are a good way of making sure we have lots of vitamins in our body.

Fruits are recommended as a good way to start your mornings before or after having breakfast. There are lots of fruits in Nigeria, some are even being imported into Nigeria while many are being grown in Nigeria, as the aspect of banana, watermelon, oranges, pineapple, and others are being grown here while the likes of apple, strawberry, raspberry are being imported. The reason for those imported fruits is because Nigeria does not have the type of soil system that can adapt to planting those types of fruits, so they have no choice at present now than to import them.

One benefit of fruits is the ability to use it to make juices which are popularly called fruit juices, in Nigeria today, there are various brands of fruit juice and there are many companies that are into this. Instead of us taking in too much sugar into the body an idea came up of processing fruits and turning them into juices for us to drink, it also a rich way of adding vitamins and minerals to our body and this has also helped in improving sales for those running the business and of health benefits to those buying.

Making of fruit juices is not that expensive, it’s just the packaging that comes with it which makes it a little bit different, everyone loves drinking fruit juices as it’s made from natural fruit juices no sugar is being added to make it sweeter and this will help a lot for those patients who are having high blood sugar problems.

In conclusion, we have given you information about the types of fruits we have in Nigeria.  Do well to eat fruit as they serve lots of beneficial purpose to the body, this will aid in digestion and lots of health benefits that are accompanied with it. We hope this article has been helpful and it has answered all your questions.


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