Pummelos

Pummelos (Citrus maxima) aka: Chinese grapefruit, pomelo, pommelo, Lusho Fruit, jabong, shaddock, are large round fruits with a very thick green skin, light green inner flesh, and small seeds at their center all held together by a white pith.

Health Benefits of Pummelos:
  • Increased Immune Function
  • Protection Against Heart Disease
  • Alleviation of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Alleviation of Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Osteoporosis Protection
  • Stroke Prevention

  • *Some of these health benefits are due to the nutrients highly concentrated in Pummelos, and may not necessarily be related to Pummelos.
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Natural vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in Pummelos: Vitamin C | Potassium |

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Nutrition Facts
Pummelo raw                   
Serving Size 100g
Calories 38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.04g0%
    Saturated Fat ~g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 1mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 9.6g3%
    Dietary Fiber 1g4%
    Sugar ~g~
Protein 0.8g~
Vitamin A0%Vitamin C102%
Calcium0%Iron1%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Vitamins  %DV
Vitamin A 8IU0%
    Retinol equivalents 0μg~
    Retinol 0μg~
    Alpha-carotene 0μg~
    Beta-carotene 0μg~
    Beta-cryptoxanthin 10μg~
Vitamin C 61mg102%
Vitamin D ~IU (~μg)0%
    D2 Ergocalciferol ~IU (~μg)
    D3 Cholecalciferol ~IU (~μg)
Vitamin E ~mg0%
Vitamin K ~μg0%
    K1 - Dihydrophylloquinone ~μg~
    K2 - Menaquinone-4 ~μg~
Vitamin B12 0μg0%
Thiamin 0.034mg2%
Riboflavin 0.027mg2%
Niacin 0.22mg1%
Pantothenic acid ~mg0%
Vitamin B6 0.036mg2%
Folate ~μg0%
    Folic Acid ~μg~
    Food Folate ~μg~
    Dietary Folate Equivalents ~μg~
Choline ~mg~
Lycopene ~μg~
Lutein+zeazanthin ~μg~
Minerals  %DV
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 0.11mg1%
Magnesium 6mg2%
Phosphorus 17mg2%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 216mg6%
Zinc 0.08mg1%
Copper 0.048mg2%
Manganese 0.017mg1%
Selenium ~μg0%
Water 89.1g~
Ash 0.48g~
Fatty Acids
Omega 3 to Omega 6 Ratio~
Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio~
Total Omega 3s0mg
18D3 Linolenic~mg
18D3CN3 Alpha Linolenic(ALA)~mg
18D4 Stearidonic (SDA)~mg
20D3N3 Eicosatrienoic~mg
20D5 Eicosapentaenoic(EPA)~mg
22D5 Docosapentaenoic(DPA)~mg
22D6 Docosahexaenoic(DHA)~mg
Total Omega 6s0mg
18D2~mg
18D2CN6 Linoleic(LA)~mg
18D2CLA Conjugated Linoleic(CLA)~mg
18D3CN6 Gamma-linolenic (GLA)~mg
20D2CN6 Eicosadienoic~mg
20D3N6 Di-homo-gamma-linolenic (DGLA)~mg
20D4N6 Arachidonic (AA)~mg
22D4 Adrenic (AA)~mg
Essential Amino Acids  %RDI
Tryptophan ~mg0%
Threonine ~mg0%
Isoleucine ~mg0%
Leucine ~mg0%
Lysine ~mg0%
Methionine ~mg0%
Cystine ~mg0%
Phenylalanine ~mg0%
Tyrosine ~mg0%
Valine ~mg0%
Stats
Percent of Daily CalorieTarget
(2000 calories)
1.9%
Percent Water Composition 89.1%
Protein to Carb Ratio (g/g) 0.08

How to choose Pummelos: Look for pummelos that are lightly firm, but not overly soft. The less smell a pummelo has the better.

How to store Pummelos: Pummelos can be kept in the fridge and will last 2-3 weeks.

Climate and origin: Pummelos originated in South East Asia and are now grown in tropical climates all over the world.

Taste: Pummelos have a fragrantly sweet to acidic taste with a juicy texture.

Miscellaneous information: Pummelos are the largest of all the citrus fruits, however, a good deal of their volume is due to their extremely thick skin which covers a much smaller fruit.

Similar tasting produce: Oranges, Grapefruits



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