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.
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.
Pummelos have a fragrantly sweet to acidic taste with a juicy texture.
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.
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Natural vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in Pummelos + Complete Nutrition FactsVitamin C | Potassium | Click here to compare these nutrition facts with other fruits.
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