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star fruit


·        Definition and types of star fruit

Apak ah here aremany people who like to eat star fruit? here are the definitions and benefits of consuming this fruit.

Star fruit, which also has another name Averrhoa carambola, is a fruit famous for its fresh sourness and sweetness. This yellow fruit is also known as the "star fruit" because it has a star-shaped shape when cut in slices.


This fruit is not only delicious to enjoy as a mouth wash, but also has a wide variety of vitamins and minerals contained in it.

In fact, according to some studies star fruit also has a large content of protein, carbohydrate fat in it.

It is not surprising that there are various health benefits that you can get by eating star fruit.

·       Properties of star fruit

These are some of the properties of star fruit that are beneficial for the health of your body:

1. Helps to lose weight

If we are on a diet program and want to achieve the desired weight, star fruit is one of the right choices as one of the menus that we use when dieting.

Because this fruit contains low calories, which is only 36 calories.

In addition, the fiber content in star fruit is high. By eating this fruit, you can get full faster and not overeat.

2. Prevents the risk of heart disease and stroke

Another benefit or property that you can get by eating star fruit is to maintain the health of the heart and blood vessels.

That way, you can also reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke because you diligently eat star fruit.

3. Boosts the immune system

The high content of vitamin C in star fruit also provides benefits for strengthening the immune system.

Therefore, star fruit can play a big role in maintaining and improving your body's immune system.

4. Helps reduce the risk of cancer

Another property that you can get from star fruit is to reduce the chances of getting cancer.

5. Prevents ulcers

For those of you who often experience stomach ulcers, you can try eating star fruit regularly.

This fruit contains antioxidants that help strengthen the inner lining of the stomach so as to prevent the emergence of wounds in the stomach.

6. Streamlines the digestive system

If you often experience digestive problems that are not smooth, such as constipation, star fruit can be the solution.

The type of fiber in star fruit is insoluble fiber aka insoluble fiber.

Not only for those who often suffer from constipation, star fruit is also useful for those of you who want to be able to defecate smoothly and regularly.

7. Control blood sugar levels

Interestingly, another health benefit that you can get from star fruit is that blood sugar levels are maintained.

The fiber in this fruit helps slow down the absorption of glucose so that your body is able to control blood sugar levels.

8. Accelerates wound healing

You can also get the benefits of a fast-healing wound by eating star fruit.

The content of vitamin C in star fruit plays a role in the formation of collagen. Well, collagen is what helps accelerate wound healing.

Not only that, the formation of collagen that is disturbed due to vitamin C deficiency causes the connective tissues in the body to weaken.

The body is also easier to experience bruises and joint pain.

9. Relieves inflammation in skin diseases

Good news for those of you who suffer from skin diseases such as psoriasis or atopic dermatitis.

Star fruit also provides the benefit of reducing inflammation in some skin problems.

·       Nutritional content in it

Here are the nutritional content in star fruit:

·          Water

·        Energy

·        Protein

·        Fat

·        Carbohydrates

·        Ash

·        Calcium

·        Phosphorus

·        Iron

·        Sodium

·        Potassium

·        Zinc (zinc)

·        Beta-carotene

·        Carotene

·        Vitamin B1

·        Vitamin C