Zapote: benefits and properties

Surely if we name you the name of sapodilla You probably do not know what we are referring to. However, in Mexico and Central America it is characterized by being a very consumed fruit.

It is characterized by being a fruit with spherical shape, medium size, and a somewhat crushed appearance at the ends.

Its skin is fibrous, smooth and soft, especially when the fruit is already ripe. While its pulp is white in appearance, while its flavor is extremely characteristic: sweet and slightly perfumed, sometimes resembling the flavor that gives us the papaya.

Among the different benefits of zapote It stands out for being an important and remarkable fruit from a nutritional point of view.

Benefits of zapote

The sapodilla It is an ideal fruit in case of high blood pressure, thanks to which it is able to lower high blood pressure levels.

It is a good anti-diarrheal remedy, which means that it is a food with ideal virtues as a natural treatment against diarrhea. It also exerts anti-inflammatory properties, being used even in case of rheumatic pains.

From a point of view of the most natural beauty, in many areas of Mexico zapote is used by its Natural benefits for hair, thanks to its invigoration.

Nutritional information of zapote

100 grams of zapote contribute:

  • Calories: 75 kilocalories.
  • Proteins: 0.8 gr.
  • Carbohydrates: 18.5 gr.
  • Fat: 0.2 gr.
  • Fiber: 0.9 gr.
  • Vitamins: A (130 mg.), B1 (0.03 mg.), B2 (0.09 mg.), B3 (0.63 mg.) And C (8.5 mg.).
  • Minerals: calcium (22 mg.), Phosphorus (15 mg.) And iron (1.5 mg.).

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