Japanese apple – persimmon
*Japanese Apple – Fuyu persimmon is a national Japanese fruit. Commonly called japanese or oriental persimon.
*This fruit originated in China, the Japanese adopted, grown and made it popular.
*The fruits of Japanese apples or persimonot are eaten when they are fully ripe, because then they have a sweet and refreshing taste.
A Japanese apple – medium sized persimon contain:
* 0 g. fat
* 1гр. protein
* 31 gr. carbohydrate
* 6 g. dietary fiber and
* 2 mg. sodium
Japanese apples – persimon contain:
1. Vitamin A – important for healthy vision and immune system support.
2. Vitamin C – important to strengthen the immune system. Vitamins A and C are antioxidants.
3. Manganese – With eating the Japanese apples we intake manganese which plays an important role in the development of strong and healthy bones. It is needed for energy metabolism or to convert the carbohydrates, fats and proteins into energy and the formation of the hormone thyroxine, which is produced in the thyroid gland.
4. Fiber – One persimon fills about ¼ of the daily needs for dietary fiber. Persimonot provides us with insoluble and soluble fiber.
One Japanese apple – persimon in a day is enough to bring all these nutrients in the body.