Benefits of Enjoying Starfruit
Starfruit is one of the very low calorie exotic fruits. For every 100 grams, the fruit provides only 31 calories which is much lower than other popular tropical fruits. The waxy peel provides a good amount of dietary fiber which helps prevent the absorption of dietary LDL cholesterol and help protect the mucous membrane in the colon from exposure to toxic substances.
Vitamins and Minerals:
- High in vitamin-C, a powerful antioxidant, for every 100 grams of fresh fruit, 34.7 mg, or 57% of the daily-requirements, is provided
- Vitamin-B, such as folates, riboflavin, and pyridoxine help enzymes in metabolism as well as other functions
- Contains other minerals and electrolytes such as potassium, phosphorus, and zinc and iron.