Healthy Exotic Fruits - Apple Substitutes
Some nutritionists say the trick to consuming more fruit is trying new fruit. (See you later, watermelon. Hello, guava!)
By Kelly DiNardo
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the April 2012 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Similar nutrition: Kiwi
Kiwis are another good source of potassium. But that's not all: They're among the top five most nutrient-dense fruits. Garnish fish or chicken with a kiwi-papaya-mango salsa.
Similar taste: Plantain
"Plantains are like a cross between a banana and a yam," says Rachel Saunders, founder of the artisanal jam company Blue Chair Fruit. Try using the fruit, baked or sautéed, as a side to spicy dishes.