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.
Advertisement (Bad ad? How to mute ads)

Natural vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in Pummelos: Vitamin C | Potassium |

Click here to compare these nutrition facts with other fruits.
Nutrition Facts
Pummelo raw                   
Serving Size 100g
Calories 38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.04g0%
    Saturated Fat ~g~%
Cholesterol 0mg~%
Sodium 1mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 9.6g3%
    Dietary Fiber 1g4%
    Sugar ~g~
Protein 0.8g~
Vitamin A0%Vitamin C102%
*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)~%
    D2 Ergocalciferol ~IU (~μg)
    D3 Cholecalciferol ~IU (~μg)
Vitamin E ~mg~%
Vitamin K ~μg~%
    K1 - Dihydrophylloquinone ~μg~
    K2 - Menaquinone-4 ~μg~
Vitamin B12 0μg~%
Thiamin 0.034mg2%
Riboflavin 0.027mg2%
Niacin 0.22mg1%
Pantothenic acid ~mg~%
Vitamin B6 0.036mg2%
Folate ~μg~%
    Folic Acid ~μg~
    Food Folate ~μg~
    Dietary Folate Equivalents ~μg~
Choline ~mg~
Lycopene ~μg~
Lutein+Zeaxanthin ~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 ~μg~%
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
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 ~mg~%
Threonine ~mg~%
Isoleucine ~mg~%
Leucine ~mg~%
Lysine ~mg~%
Methionine ~mg~%
Cystine ~mg~%
Phenylalanine ~mg~%
Tyrosine ~mg~%
Valine ~mg~%
Percent of Daily CalorieTarget
(2000 calories)
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

Advertisement (Bad ad? How to mute ads)

▼ Comments
     (Click to expand)

▼ References
     (Click to expand)