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Health Benefits of Pomelo

Sat, Jan 31, 2009 | |

Useful Properties of Foods

PomeloPomelo belongs to the Citrus family and it is one of the largest and juiciest fruits on our planet. Pomelo originated in China and it was mentioned in ancient Chinese books. It has juicy flesh of sweet with some sourish smack taste. Pomelo is a golden mine of vitamins. The fruit is rich in vitamin C, beta-carotene and the B vitamins. It is also a source of folic acid that is essential for young women to ensure the health of future baby. Also, pomelo contains a lot of potassium that is good for our heart. New studies show that limonoids found in pomelo and other citrus fruits prevent cancer cells from divining better than chemical medicines. Researchers emphasized that limonoids have more lasting effect than current drugs.

Facts about Pomelo

  • Scientists found that pomelo is invigorating and lift up out spirit, performance and stamina.
  • For those who are trying to get slim pomelo is a godsend because it satisfies hunger and speeds up the break down of proteins and fats.
  • It helps against atherosclerosis and regulates blood pressure.
  • There is even a special pomelo based diet to treat asthma.
  • Pomelo is a dietary fruit; its caloric value is 30-35 kcal per 100g.
Note: To stay healthy, eat pomelo more often when the season comes in February and keep this healthy eating habit throughout the year.
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Pomelo Fruit

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9 Comments For This Post

  1. Hayden Morfee Says:

    This makes lots of sense! You have great information here and I will bookmark this site and click here again to see what else I can learn. Thanks!

  2. elizabeth v. lim Says:

    i find your very useful….more power!

  3. eric v. Says:

    just wanted to ask if / is taking pomelo would affect persons taking hypertensive medicine?

  4. Olivia Says:

    This was very informitive… my sister saw the pomello at walmart and googled it… she loves grapefruit and figured if it was realted it had to be good !! and it was ! fruit is HUGE and juicy

    TIP:
    i like to peal the akin of of the slices and just eat the inside
    -for thoughs who dont like tough skins =}

  5. Angelo Sto Domingo Says:

    I just wanna ask if who is the who post the article above… I just want to include his name in my research about the Pomelo

  6. Ofia Angel Says:

    The rind of the pomelo is very bitter. How can one consume it in order to reap the anti cancer benefits?

  7. Marge scott Says:

    I bought my 1st Honey Pomelo and Im hooked.I thought it was a MELON,! which is just as well because if I thought it resembled the grapefruit I would of passed it by.But Im thrilled I bought it,Its Magical,I ate a full half for my dinner,You cant just eat one segment.they are lovlely..

  8. Jinih Says:

    I love Pamelo..first time to hear that it has many health benefits..hope its true!

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