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Cherimoya; the fruit you should eat

By on June 29, 2013 in Diet, Dieting, Health, Health with 0 Comments

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Cherimoya looks quite identical to custard apple but it has smaller seed inside it. It is juicy and delicious and has many health benefits. A cup of cherimoya contains

Calories 120

Protein 2.51 grams

Fiber 4.8 grams

Minerals in Cherimoya:

Following is a list of minerals that are found in Cherimoya while some are present in very low amount:

Potassium – 459 mg

Phosphorus – 42 mg

Magnesium – 27 mg

Calcium – 16 mg

Sodium – 11 mg

Iron – 0.43 mg

Manganese – 0.149 mg

Copper – 0.11 mg

Zinc – 0.26 mg

Vitamins in Cherimoya:

Following is a list of vitamins that are found in Cherimoya while some are present in very low amount:

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.162 mg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.21 mg

Niacin – 1.03 mg

Folate – 37 mcg

Pantothenic Acid – 0.552 mg

Vitamin B6 – 0.411 mg

Vitamin C – 20.2 mg

Vitamin A – 8 IU

Vitamin E – 0.43 mg

Health Benefits of Cherimoya:

It possesses sufficient amount of Vitamin C and we all know that vitamin C plays a role in the improvement of our immune system.

It contains powerful anti-oxidants that are great for protecting you from cancer cells

It helps maintain your blood pressure.

Improves cardiovascular health and prevent heart attack, stroke and hypertension

It protects you from Parkinson’s disease of the brain.

It improves brain health because it is rich in vitamin B6. It also helps reduce stress.

It possesses calcium which is good for bones to make them stronger and better. This also protects bones from osteoporosis.

Cherimoya seed is said to be toxic to health so stay away from eating cherimoya seed.

These were some of the health benefits of cherimoya fruit. I’m sure you’ll be wanting to eat this from today.

 

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