It is the fruit that the Indians ate the cold days of winter. The sharp drop in temperature weakens the body that needs fiber and carotene. Persimmon equips us with the necessary elements, but with much more, such as vitamins C, B1, B2 and B6, potassium, manganese, phosphorus and copper.

It is no coincidence, then, that are so often nutritionists. Recent research has shown that:

-It Is rich in antioxidants, which help regeneration of skin cells. According to research by the University of Michigan, can improve the quality of skin collagen, keeping our skin youthful and soft.

Contains high fiber content, and only 66 calories per 100g. That is why nutritionists recommend it as an ideal snack, which is pleasant supplying the body with valuable ingredients. It helps especially in the digestive process, while, according to research by Tufts University also facilitates the absorption of carbohydrates and lipids from the intestine, contributing to the better functioning of the digestive, but also to maintain our line.

According to research findings conducted by the Mayo Clinic, zeaxanthin containing the precious fruit, which belongs to the carotenoids, are an excellent dietary ally in the prevention and treatment of macular degeneration, particularly serious disease of the eye.

-The B vitamins, found in persimmon (thiamine, riboflavin, pyridoxine and folic acid) significantly strengthen the nervous system. Indeed, according to the Institute of Food Research University of Wisconsin, a fruit can offer us 95% of the recommended daily amount of these vitamins.

-Also, Many sugars containing immediately energize, essential in individuals with increased physical activity. Indeed, the University of Missouri research showed that may be considered equally valuable with banana, when consumed before a workout.


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