FEIJOA

Feijoa scientific name: Acca sellowiana

Feijoa

This is a green fruit with flavors and aroma that looks like an oval. Feijoa fruit is sweet, soft and juicy to eat. The flesh on the inside is white or brown color and looks like jelly. The inner fleshes are enclosed by a thin peel from outside. There are many smalls seeds in the flesh and the seeds are divided separately.

Nutrition value

Per 100 grams

  • Calories                                 55
  • Water                                     86.6 g
  • Carbohydrate                       12.9 g
  • Sugar                                     8.2 g
  • Fat                                          0.6 g
  • Protein                                   0.98 g
  • Vitamin A                              0 μg
  • Vitamin C                              32.9 mg
  • Thiamine (B1)                      0.006 mg
  • Riboflavin (B2)                     0.018 mg
  • Niacin (B3)                           0.295 mg
  • Vitamins (B6)                         0.067 mg
  • Vitamin E                                 0.16 mg
  • Vitamin K                                 3.5 μg
  • Calcium                                    17 mg
  • Iron                                            0.14 mg
  • Magnesium                             9 mg
  • Manganese                              0.084 mg
  • Phosphorus                             19 mg
  • Potassium                               172 mg
  • Sodium                                     3 mg
  • Zink                                           0.06 mg

Benefit: Feijoa can lower the body’s cholesterol level. It increases the brightness of the skin. Feijoa keeps the brain normal and increases memory of the brain. It increases the immunity of the disease. Its antioxidants keep our body’s blood pressure normal. This fruit may help to destroy cancerous substances in our bodies.