Fruit is the part of the plant that grows where a flower used to be, after the flower has been pollinated and dies. The fruit contains the seeds, which can grow new plants. As a result, fruit is a concentrated stores of nutrients and an essential part of a balanced diet.
Rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fibre, fruit and vegetables are a veritable long-term health insurance policy. Brimming with colour and flavour, most have the added benefit of being low in calories and fat.