Zapote: an Amazon Fruit

We tried a new fruit today!
These are called Zapote.

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The exterior skin is thick and velvety.
The interior is soft and a bit stringy.
There are approximately 8 pits in the center, similar to a peach pit.
The taste and texture, to me, are like a combination of pumpkin and mango. Sweet, but not overly sweet.
The smell, is pretty much just like corn silk!
The skin and the pits are not edible.

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This particular variety is native to the Amazon rain forest.

Health Benefits:
Anti-diarrheal
Anti-inflammatory, often used in treatment for Rheumatoid pains
Reduces the levels of Arterial tension
Revilatizes hair

Nutrition Facts:
For every 100 grams,
75 calories
0.8 grams of protein
O.2 grams of fat
0.9 grams of fiber
18.5 gram of carbohydrates
130 mg Vitamin A
8.5 mg Vitamin C
22 mg Calcium
15 mg Phosphorus
1.5 mg Iron

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