About the Product:
- The almost-white coloured flesh has a consistency similar to a ripe pear matched with a subtle, creamy, custard-like taste.
- Custard Apples provide a well balanced food source with ample protein, minerals, vitamins, energy and essential fibre.
- Vitamins A and C are vital for healthy skin, eyes, hair and body tissues. They battle those elements which age and destroy our cells. Magnesium is nature's tranquiliser.
- It helps cleanse our systems, improves endurance and our ability to process oxygen and body-building amino acids
Health Benefits Of Eating Custard Apple
- Eat custard apple aids in preventing cancer or at least preventing the spread of cancerous cells to other parts of the body.
- Despite its huge sugar content the glycemic index of custard apple is low. The fruit has antioxidant activity and making it suitable even for diabetic patients.
- Pretreatment with pulp of custard apple decreased the myocardial damage. Due to the magnesium content in custard apples helps defend the heart from cardiac attack and can help relax the muscles.
- Custard apple consists of well-balanced ratio of sodium and potassium which helps to regulates and controls blood pressure fluctuations and keep heart healthy
- Custard apples are a good source of dietary fibers which plays a very important role in keeping our digestive system healthy and for providing relief from constipation.
- Vitamin C in custard apple fights free radicals in the body, providing a healthy, flawless and glowing skin.
- The high amount of iron in custard apple recovers blood circulation in the scalp, stimulating the follicles to promote hair growth. It inhibits scalp inflammation, avoiding hair fall. It also facilitates the absorption of nutrients, providing nutrition to the hair.
- Custard apple is a calorie-laden fruit, the sugars contained in it make peps up the metabolic rate, therefore, motivating the appetite levels and weight gain
Storage and Uses
- Custard apples ripen at room temperature. When ripe, the skin can turn a dull green or on occasions, appear yellow.
- To fast track the ripening process, place the fruit in a brown paper bag with a banana and leave at room temperature.
- The ideal temperature to ripen custard apples is between 18 and 24 degrees Celsius (fruit will not ripen below 14 degrees). During winter time store fruit in a warm area and cover to retain warmth.
- Shelf life of custard apples is to short, so buy small quantities more frequently.
- Sliced fruit or pulp can be refrigerated for up to 5 days, keep in an airtight container to prevent browning.
- Custard apples are ripe when their flesh is soft. Their skin and seeds are inedible. Cut in half, scoop out the flesh and discard the seeds. Use the flesh raw in fruit salads, ice creams, milk shakes and yoghurt drinks.
Nutritional value of Custard Apple
- A serving of 100 gms (3.5 oz)
- Energy: 393 kJ (94 kcal)
- Carbohydrates: 23.64 g
- Dietary fiber: 4.4 g
- Fat: 0.29 g
- Protein: 2.06 g
- Thiamine (B1): 10% DV
- Riboflavin (B2): 9% DV
- Niacin (B3): 6% DV
- Vitamin B6: 15% DV
- Folate (B9): 4% DV
- Vitamin C: 44% DV
- Calcium 2% DV
- Iron 5% DV
- Magnesium 6% DV
- Manganese 20% DV
- Phosphorus 5% DV
- Potassium 5% DV
Other Product Info
Country of origin: India
Best if consumed within 3 days of delivery.
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