Pomelo is the largest citrus fruit with a weight of up to 2 kg. It also has a whole lot of nutrients of vitamins, especially vitamin C, which it has more than grapefruit or even lemon.
It is the largest citrus fruit. The biggest ones reach up to 2 kg of weight. Spongy skin can reach several centimeters. Pomelo is very similar in appearance to a grapefruit. However, its flesh is more sweet and in ripe fruits almost does not feel a sour aftertaste. The pulp is white, greenish or red.
Pomelo is the richest in vitamin C citrus fruit (about 61 mg / 100 g). This strengthening immune system of vitamin is in it more than in orange (about 50 mg / 100 g), and even in deceptively similar to him grapefruit (about 34/100 g). In terms of its content, pomelo does not disappear even the lemon citronium widely regarded as the richest source of vitamin C (about 53 mg / 100 g).
Pomelo weighs an average of about 1 kg, and after removing the peel should be about 700 g. This means that 1/6 of this fruit covers almost 100% of the daily requirement for vitamin C (ie approx. 70 mg).
Pomelo is also a rich source of potassium (216 mg / 100 g) - a mineral element that is responsible for maintaining the body's water-electrolyte balance and regulates muscle tone, blood pressure and heart rhythm. Pomelo contains almost the same potassium as tomatoes (237 mg / 100 g), which are an inherent element of the hypertensive diet. In the prophylaxis of cardiovascular diseases, an important role is also played by pectin pomelo contained in the pulp and skin, which inhibit the rate of fat deposition in the arteries, and thus prevent the development of atherosclerosis. In turn, vitamin C helps increase the flexibility of the vessels.
Nutritional value of pomelo (in 100 g of white flesh):
Energy value - 38 kcal
Protein - 0.76 g
Fat - 0.04 g
Carbohydrates - 9.62 g
Fiber - 1 g
Water - 89%
Calcium - 4 mg
Iron - 0.11 mg
Magnesium - 6 mg
Phosphorus - 17 mg
Potassium - 216 mg
Sodium - 1 mg
Zinc - 0.08 mg
Vitamin C - 61 mg
Thiamine - 0.034 mg
Riboflavin - 0.027 mg
Niacin - 0.220 mg
Vitamin B6 - 0.036 mg
Vitamin A - 8 IU
SOURCE : USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
Our tangelo fruit was made from a combination of tangerine and pomelos. It is extremely sweet, gentle and very juicy. It's easy to peel. The fruit is just gaining its popularity, gaining deservedness as the most delicious citrus. It is extremely sweet, gentle and very juicy. It's easy to peel.
Pomelo to największy owoc cytrusowy z wagą dochodzącą do 2 kg. Posiada też całe mnóstwo substancji odżywczych witamin, a szczególnie witaminy C, której posiada więcej niż grejpfrut czy nawet cytryna.
Jest największym owocem cytrusowym. Największe osiągają do 2 kg wagi. Gąbczasta skórka może dochodzić do kilku centymetrów. Pomelo jast bardzo podobny z wyglądu do grejpfruta. Jednak jego miąższ jest bardziej słodki, a w dojrzałych owocach prawie nie czuć kwaskowatego posmaku. Miąższ ma kolor biały, zielonkawy lub czerwony.
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