Mamey Sapote (Pouteria sapota) (simply "Mamey" to beloved fans) is a "meaty" fruit with a brown skin, orange flesh, and large black pit.
Health Benefits of Mamey Sapote:
Increased Immune Function
Reduced Risk of Colon Cancer
Protection Against Heart Disease
Alleviation of Cardiovascular Disease
Alleviation of Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Mamey is believed to be an antiseptic, and is also eaten to help calm an upset stomach. *Some of these health benefits are due to the nutrients highly
concentrated in Mamey Sapote, and may not necessarily be related to Mamey Sapote.
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