Lanzones (Langsat)

$2.00 /Kg

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Health benefits of Lanzones

  • Fresh lanzones fruit carries 57 calories per 100 g of edible portion. It has no saturated fats or cholesterol but composes of good amounts of dietary fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants.
  • Fresh arils contain only a fewer polyphenols antioxidants. However, its skin and seeds contain abundant polyphenols. Quantitative analysis showed that lanzone peel had the highest total flavonoids (213.45 mg quercetin/g dried material) among tropical fruits.
  • The fruit is very juicy and refreshing. Its simple sugars, fructose and sucrose, boosts energy and help revitalize through electrolytes, minerals and vitamins.
  • Its fresh arils hold small amounts of vitamin-C (just 2 mg/100 g).
  • It carries good amounts of dietary fiber, 0.8 g per 100 g. Good fiber diet help control cholesterol levels and body weight.
  • Fresh fruits are very good source of B-complex vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, and folates. These vitamins are essential since they function by acting as co-factors to help the body metabolize carbohydrates, protein, and fats.
  • Further, it also carries small amounts of minerals like calcium (19 mg), phosphorus (31 mg) and iron (0.9 mg). Being a juicy tropical fruit, it holds good amounts of potassium, an important component of cell and body fluids help control heart rate and blood pressure; thus, it offers protection against high blood pressure and stroke.
  • Principle Nutrient Value
    Energy 57 kcal
    Carbohydrates 14.2 g
    Protein 1 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    Vitamins
    Vitamin C 2 mg
    Niacin 0.9 mg
    Riboflavin 0.04 mg
    Thiamine 0.008 mg
    Electrolytes
    Sodium 1 mg
    Potassium 275 mg
    Minerals
    Calcium 19 mg
    Iron 0.9 mg
    Phosphorus 31 mg

Additional information

Weight 1 kg