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Do you want to be healthy and strong? Do you want to be able to walk, run, and take care of all the things you need to do in a day? You have to keep your body happy by feeding it the right things to help it stay strong. Today we are going to talk about three tropical fruits that will keep your body healthy.

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Three delicious tropical fruits to eat

Coconuts

Did you know tropical fruits can be found all over the world, even in the United States? They grow in warm tropical regions located in areas such as Central and South America and the Middle East and Asia. Tropical fruits can also be found on islands located in the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. If you live in the United States, you can find them in states that are located off the coast of the Pacific Ocean such as California and Florida. If you are in any of these places, you most likely have seen a coconut tree.

Coconuts are known to keep the body hydrated. If you are playing outside on a warm day, coconut water can help you maintain your energy in the heat. It is also what people drink while playing sports. Don’t be surprised if you see one of your favorite athletes drinking coconut water. Coconut is also a great source of manganese. If you want to keep bones strong and healthy, manganese will help do the trick. Here are some yummy ways you can eat coconut.

Raw

That’s right! You can eat it straight out of its shell. The water can be drained into a glass or bowl, and the meat can be eaten as is.

Toasted or Cooked

You can find coconut on all sorts of your favorite treats. It can be dried and shredded over oatmeal or your favorite dessert such as chocolate cake.

Smoothies and Milkshakes

Another yummy way to eat coconut is in a smoothie or milkshake. You can add other fruits or you can add coconut puree!

Bananas

You need a strong heart to be able to jump in the air and play. Bananas are a great tropical fruit to eat to help your heart grow strong. They are extremely tasty. If you want your muscles to be strong, bananas are a yummy treat to eat. If you are having tummy problems, bananas can help make sure everything is working properly in your digestive system. Here are some ways you can eat your bananas:

Raw

Of course, you can peel a banana and eat it as is, but you can also eat your raw banana in many other ways. You can eat your banana cut up in cereal, oatmeal, and in a salad! You can also eat a cut-up banana with peanut butter or Nutella.

Desserts

Bananas are a great dessert to eat. They can be made into banana bread, or they can be made into whole-grain pancakes. These are just a few of the ways to eat bananas in the morning. You can also treat yourself to a chocolate and banana milkshake or smoothie.

Mangoes

Mangoes are another tasty fruit. They are an excellent source of vitamin C. Your body needs vitamin C to help you fight germs and infections that can make you sick. If you have asthma and allergies, eating mangoes can help relieve those horrible symptoms that come from having allergies and asthma. Mangoes can also help strengthen your eyes giving you stronger vision. It can also help your brain cells to help you to remember things. Here are some ways you can eat mangoes:

Raw

Mangoes are good all by themselves. You can eat them alone, or you can eat them over your oatmeal and cereal. Another great combination is eating your mangoes with honey.

Mangoes can also be found in yogurt, or they can be cut up and served on top of yogurt. Either way, it is a yummy treat.

Smoothies and Milkshakes

Of course, mangoes are popular in milkshakes and smoothies. They are usually paired with bananas.

So there you have it! Three yummy tropical fruits you can eat to help your bones, heart, muscles, digestive system, eyes, and brain grow healthy and strong. Which will you try today?

 

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