Many People Probably Didn't Know The English Names Of These Popular Ghanian Fruits
We may know them only with the common names which they are called. There are a whole lot of fruits in existence, some of them, we know their names, while we don’t know the English names of some. Fruits are a very essential part of our diet and should be inculcated into our meals all the time because of the health benefits we get from them.
Eating fruit provides health benefits — people who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body. Most fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium, and calories.
We had a lot of items misinformed during our time in elementary and primary school.
For example, our teachers taught us wrongly certain names of plants, fruit and vegetables.
I would like to inform you today and let you know scientifically and correctly those fruits
The most common name of many West African plants, fruits and vegetables. Many of us probably didn't know these common fruit in Ghana's English names.
See some of the best-known fruits and their names in English or science.
1. Tiger Nut
It is commonly referred to in northern Nigeria as Aya and southwestern Ofio. The word "Tiger Nut" is increasingly popular with Ghanians.
2. Black Velvet of Tamarind
Tsamiyar biri is well-recognized in Ghana as a black velvet tamarind fruit.
It is also known to young people as lickie lickie.
3. Africa's Star Apple
You will be more common if you call it agwaluma in Ghana.
Some people call it 'African Cherry.'
4. Tropical almond
This nutritious fruit is regarded as a "fruit," as it is seen in many parts of South Ghana.
5. Fruit of Baobab
Baobab fruit is a nutritious edible fruit which, because of its health, nutrients and a naturally-built conservative, is used in foods for seed powder.
6) The English name for the fruit above is known as sweet sop/sugar apple. It has another specie which looks like this below
The street name for this beautiful fruit above is called “shawashop” instead of the correct name which is known as “sour sop”. When the sweet sop or sugar apple is broken open, it looks like this below
7) Finally, the last Ghanian fruit you may be interested to know it’s English name is the monkey Kola shown below
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