Quiz: Fruitful summer!

Seasonal fruits are a delight to look forward to specifically summer fruits. Tropical regions are blessed with an abundance of summer fruits owing to their climate profile. Summer fruits are those fruits that ripen during the summer resulting in the best flavour and richness. Among summer fruits, the most well-known is the mango. It is often referred to as the ‘king of fruits’ and is beloved in all parts of the world. The Indian varieties of mango include the sindhura, chausa, himsagar, and langra. 

Due to the heat and humidity of the summers, the fruits seasonal to this climate will often be juicy and hydrating. One such fruit is the watermelon, which is rich in vitamins C, A, and lycopene. Despite being delicious and healthy, it aids in keeping skin breakouts, kidney stones, muscle soreness, asthma, water retention, constipation, and heart disease away. Similarly, muskmelon is another summer fruit that is known to regulate blood pressure and eye problems. 

Summer is the season of berries; blueberries, plums, raspberries, cherries and mulberries are widely available during this time. In addition to their taste, berries are used for medical purposes as it is rich in antioxidants. Kiwis are another summer fruit which is packed with vitamins A, C, B6, iron, potassium, magnesium, fibre, and folate. The fruit is said to greatly benefit the heart, liver, hair, and skin, as well as cure sleeping issues.

If you’re a fan of summer fruits, then this quiz is for you!

Quizzing Partner: X Quiz It.