Season: September – December | Flavor: Sweet (sweeter when riper)
It has a caramel Brown skin with honey-flavored juicy Brown flesh
Benefits : Fiber is a key part of good nutrition as it benefits the body in several ways. Sapodilla gives 5.6 grams per 100 grams of dietary fiber, thus making it an excellent laxative.
Season: August – November | Flavor: Sweet with slightly bitter after taste
It’s little like a grapefruit and member of citrus fruits’ family in Pink & Yellow varieties
Benefits : Pomelos are popular is due to their strong nutritional value, including their vitamins, minerals, and organic content like vitamin B6 & C, Potassium, dietary fiber and magnesium.
Season: June – August | Flavor: Sweet
Historically referred to as “Dragon eye”, the longan fruit is similar to Lychee but a little sweeter
Benefits : Longan fruit contains rich amount of Vitamin C that is equal to 80% of daily requirement. It also contains minerals like Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium and Potassium. It is also rich in Vitamin A and essential in anti-oxidants.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Slightly sweet
Dragon fruit belongs to cactus family which explains it’s colorful yet alien-like appearance. It has an intense shape, color and a texture between that of a kiwi and an apple.
Benefits : They have a surprising number of phytonutrients. Rich in antioxidants, they contain vitamin C (equivalent to 10 percent of the daily value), polyunsaturated (good) fatty acids, and several B vitamins for carbohydrate metabolism, as well as Carotene and protein.
Season: April – June | Flavor: Sweet
A wide variety of Mangoes can be found all over Thailand however, sweet, ripe variety is most popular. Can be eaten alone or in a dessert.
Benefits : Antioxidant compounds in mango fruit have been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. These compounds include quercetin, Isoquercitrin, Astragalin, Fisetin, Gallic acid and Methylgallat, as well as the abundant enzymes.
Season: April – June | Flavor: Sweet and slightly tangy
This fragrant fruit has a rough skin on the outside and juicy, creamy, white flesh inside.
Benefits : Lychee is packed with health benefits such as vitamins B6, C, minerals, and nutrients in the fruit such as Niacin, Riboflavin, Folate, Copper, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Manganese.