Arguably the most delicious fruit of the world, this tree is the Rolls Royce of fruit trees.
In fact, Mark Twain noted it as "the most delicious fruit known to men."
Not only is the fruit incredibly creamy and sweet, but it is an effective treatment for those highly addicted to chemical sugar. This fruit allows the body to transition to a natural, hollistic diet without all of the psychological and physical effects of chemical sugar withdrawal. With a taste akin to heaven, these fruits allow even the most chemically laden body to relax into a more sustainable way of nourishment.
This is important not just for the body, but also for our island. Cultivation of sugar on Maui is one of the most devastating activities going on to date, as experimental chemicals are used daily and in extreme excess. Most of these chemicals are illegal everywhere else in the world, and cause deformities and cancer in nearby residents.
In fact, at night you can tour the sugarcane fields to see some of the chemicals draining off straight into the ocean. These chemicals have been proven time and time again to destroy our reefs, and is now causing dying sea turtles to wash up on the beach with tumors and wasting syndromes. The less sugar we eat, the less demand for sugar there will be, and the more we can protect our land and the creatures that live on and around it.
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Cherimoya is also high in vitamin C, a natural antioxidant that helps the body resist infection, as well as a good source of B vitamins, notably vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), which provides 20 percent of the daily recommended value. Cherimoya provides high potassium levels, which helps control heart rate and blood pressure.
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