The Wisdom of Fruit - Musang "King" - Durio

✨"The language of light can only be decoded by the heart" Suzy Kassem✨ Oh limited mind be still so I can experience my true nature...🖖. Musang King Durian: This "King of Fruits" is native to Southeast Asia, but can grow in most tropical environments. Here you can see how unique this fruit just is, it's like eating custard cream, so many complex and subtle flavours...totally moorish. This particular variety is from Malaysia and is by far the best frozen Durian I've ever had, tryptophan is the one 🙊. 💛

Health benefits: this is such a powerful fruit and contains a whole list of goodness...

  • Ani-aging.
  • Insomnia.
  • Bone health.
  • Cancer prevention.
  • Sexual dysfunction.
  • If you can get to Asia it's prime Durian season right now👍!!!
  • I directly introduce myself to this moment through the cavity of the heart to follow the light of awareness and truth. Wahe guru 🙏. 

The Wisdom of Fruit - Cherries

✨"There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way." Thich Nhat Hanh. 🍀Nothing external can bring you closer to happiness - for genuine happiness is intrinsically linked to your true nature - therefore by finding out who you really are - you will ultimately experience true happiness🍀🍒 Cherries: Suggested to originate from Asia Minor near the Black Sea circa 300 B.C. There are over 17 varieties of this stunning drupe fruit just in the uk alone, and over 1000 worldwide!! All of which come in different flavours, colours and sizes. In Japan cherries represent beauty, courtesy and modesty. Chinese regard the fruit as a symbol of immortality 👍.

Health benefits:

  • Protects against diabetes - low glycemic index.
  • Promote sleep -boost melatonin.
  • Slows aging of skin - highest antioxidant of any fruit.
  • Plus so many other benefits, this should be on everyone's shopping list now that they're in season in the UK 🍒. 

THE WISDOM OF FRUIT - LOQUAT

✨"Animals are God's creatures, not human property, nor utilities, nor resources, nor commodities, but precious beings in God's sight." Rev. Andrew Linzey✨ I originally went vegan to better my health but something has changed within me, I now feel more compassion for the animals and I feel like my reason for being vegan has shifted more towards empathy, animal cruelty and non violence. I see the tribe of many colours living in harmony with nature and all sentient beings 🙏🏽🌻!! The Loquat is indigenous to the evergreen rain forests of southeast China. There are around fifteen known varieties of this egg shaped fruit all with a mixture of flesh colours including yellow, orange and white. Sweet yet tangy and super succulent. They grow in both sub-tropical and temperate climates, meaning they grow here in London woohoo!! I'm a sucker for this fruit, the smell alone brings me back to Sicily 🌳💛.

  • Benefits; •High in vitamin A, pectin, potassium and B-complex, plus many minerals. •Pectin helps protect the colon mucous membrane, it has also been shown to reduce blood cholesterol 👍🏽.
  • ⚡️I've no need to eat a chickens period when I have these colourful eggs⚡️

THE WISDOM OF FRUIT - PINK GRAPEFRUIT

✨"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." Albert Einstein✨ Never stop moving, learning, growing and expanding like the universe 🙏🏽.

  • Pink Grapefruit: Red, white and pink be the colour of this drink, don't blink, just think how lucky we are to be at the brink of a new world, no I won't sink into fear or darkness, I will link with the light and thank god every day and night!! 🌻🌺🌸🌅. 

THE WISDOM OF FRUIT - STAR APPLE

✨"If you don't agree with acts of violence, abuse and suffering then stop the act of consuming dairy products, it's that simple."✨ Some things in life are hard and giving up dairy may well be one of them but what's even harder is knowing you're contributing to corruption, crime, injustice and exploitation. 🙏🏽🍏 Star Apple: Also known as Milk fruit or ("Milky breast" in Vietnam) has a sweet milky flesh that tastes like a mixture of kaki, apple and lychee with hints of coconut milk. Native to the West Indies and grows in tropical to sub-tropical climates. There are two main varieties one purple the other green with white coloured flesh.

  • Benefits: •The bark, leaves and seeds can all be used as a tonic for a number of medicinal uses. •The fruit can be used to sooth inflammation in laryngitis and pneumonia. •Also good for hypertension, tooth abscesses, heart problems and intestinal issues 👍🏽.
  • You can find these at select Vietnamese stores around London or better still straight from the source 😀.
  • Purple is associated with wisdom, dignity, nobility and ambition. So why not treat yourself to this luxurious royal fruit.
  • ⚡️There's Magic in making choices that don't harm others, strive for compassion and feel that love grow within you⚡️

THE WISDOM OF FRUIT - CRANBERRY

✨"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." Albert Einstein✨ Time to dive into the unknown and try something new, every "mistake" is really just part of the journey to excellence, don't be afraid of falling it's the quickest way to learn. 🙏🏽. Cranberry - this small but outrageously healthy fruit was originally found in North America and was used by the native Americans for food and medicine as early as 1500s. They also used them to make dyes. If it doesn't bounce you'll know it's rotten. America alone consume around 400 million pounds each year 20% during thanks giving. Lets give some thanks to this awesome berry!! They can be eaten raw but be warned they are super astringent. Good combo - mix two cranberries and one dried date in mouth and chew👌🏽. Often used to make jams and sauces or added to some cooked dishes.

  • Heal benefits: •Anti-inflammatory •protect against unitary tract infection •support immune •help cardiovascular system •generally good for digestion issues 👊🏾.
  • Thank you god for this wonderful berry, may this berry help medicate thousands of people to create more health, wealth and balance in their lives.
  • When it's too simple it becomes complicated.

THE WISDOM OF FRUIT - BLOOD ORANGE

✨"Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life." Wayne Dyer✨ I truly believe that you can create abundance by simply doing what you were put on this earth to do. Keep following that which makes you happy and happiness will keep following you 🙏🏽. 🍊Blood Orange: This sweet fleshed fruit is native to Malaysia and slowly made its way to the Middle East, Africa and Europe. A highly prized fruit for many Chinese emperors. In fact in one Chinese dialect the word for orange means gold💛. The distinct red colour is due to pigment called anthocyanin, considered to be a powerful antioxidant. Traditionally used on sea voyages to ward off "scurvy" a disease caused by lack of vitamin C. Unfortunately they don't ripen once they've been picked.

  • Benefits: • good for adrenal gland function. • repairing tissues • healing wounds • high in calcium, Vitamin A and B9.
  • Some of the best can be found at high altitudes in the volcanic atmosphere of Mount Etna in Sicily my home town😎🗻🌅.
  • There was a time, when peace was on earth, and joy and happiness did reign and each man/woman knew their worth. In my heart how I yearn for that spirits return, and I cry, as time flies, Om, Om. There is a place where LOVE shines forever!! Leon Thomas. X

THE WISDOM OF FRUIT - RUBY RED GRAPEFRUIT

✨"It's better to dance than to march through life." Yoko Ono.✨ Love the idea of dancing through life, not taking things too seriously, remembering to be fluid and listen to the rhythm of life💃🏽. 🍊Ruby Red Grapefruit: A hybrid subtropical citrus fruit, accidentally crossed between a Jamaican sweet orange and and Asian pomelo. Originally from Barbados, it was known as the "the forbidden fruit". This magical super fruit comes in various colours; red, pink, white and golden. It got it's English name based on the way it grows, in grape-like bunches 🍇🍊. It's February which means it's national Grapefruit month woohoo...eat more grapefruit.

  • Benefits: help burn fat, one grapefruit will provide you with more than half of your recommended vitamin C daily intake, helping with damaged skin.
  • Helps lower cholesterol, cleans the blood.
  • High in fibre and contains 91% of living hydrating water, along with electrolytes, minerals and vitamins.
  • Live with Optimistic Vibrant Expressiveness!!

THE WISDOM OF FRUIT - ASIAN PEAR

✨"What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create. Buddha✨ We can't control everything in our lives but we can control our state of being and when we master that, we can be the masters of our lives. Pyrus Pyrifolia / Asian Pear: this fruit is native to East Asia and dates back to the 6th century. There are literally thousands of varieties each unique. During the Edo period in Japan they planted pear trees in front of properties for protection and to ward off evil misfortune👍🏽.

  • Benefits: this sweet white-fleshed, crunchy and crispy textured, aromatic fruit resembles an apple but has a nutritional profile similar to pears: high in fibre, potassium, vitamin K, C and copper. Contains a number of micronutrients that are beneficial for bone, blood and cardiovascular health 👊🏾😀.
  • Catch the creative wave of kindness, lean towards new liberating levels of love, take a spontaneous step to strength, feel the fearless freedom of forgiveness, enjoy this exceptionally exciting effortlessly eternal life and give with great gratitude to the generous gift we've been given.