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Nutritionists and fitness enthusiasts have declared pichuberries to be the super fruit of the year. Not to be confused with the better known red gooseberries, pichuberries are deep-gold in colour, and are gaining popularity in Pakistan. Ripe pichuberries are delicious; they can be squeezed to make a refreshing drink, dipped in dark chocolate to make a mouth-watering dessert or added to fruit salad.
Pichuberries contain the following nutrients which provide a host of benefits:
Ascorbic acid prevents cholesterol oxidisation and increases HDL (good cholesterol) levels in the body, thereby helping prevent cardiovascular disease. Continue reading