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Nutrition in Pomegranate

Posted Sep 13 2008 11:44pm


Characteristics of Pomegranate

Shape—The fruit resembles a cricket ball both in size and texture of the skin. The fruit is redish yellow to crimson with crown at the top.

Skin– Hard and Shiny.

Flesh—Inside the seeds are soft, dark red and pearly.

Taste—Sweet, very juicy.

Keeping Quality—Good.

Storage—At 0 degree to 4 degree C, upto 3-4 months.

Usage— Used in fruit salad and for juice.

N U T R I T I O N
(Per 100 gm of edible portion)

Moisture …………….……...…..78.00gm
Protein……………...…………….1.60gm
Fat……………………..…………..…0.10gm
Minerals……………...……………0.70gm
Fibre……………………………..….5.10gm
Phosphorous….……..…….....0.07gm
Iron………………………………….0.30mg
Calorific……………………...….65.00mg
Riboflavin….……....…..…. .100.00mg
Vitamin C…………………….…16.00 I.U
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