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The lychee is a small tropical fruit, native to China. The edible portion is white and translucent, and is covered by a red, leathery rind. (Read more on Wikipedia.)

Aside from being an excellent source of vitamin C, lychees also contain a good amount of copper. Copper is an essential trace mineral that our bodies require to maintain healthy blood vessels. (See more lychee nutrition facts on

Prepackaged mushrooms can be stored, unopened, in the refrigerator for about one week. Once opened, mushrooms should be moved to a paper bag and refrigerated.