It is a tropical plant with a sweet taste, from the strawberry family. Its cultivation is spread in Yemen, Sudan and the hot regions in Egypt, as it is abundant in Gaza. It is known as the Indian quince and Indian pineapple. Its various types reach up to sixty species, giving each tree one hundred fruits per year, Among its types: Baladi Corossol, Indian Corossol, Taurus, and Atemoya.
Its color is pale green, its fruits are distinguished by a high nutritional value, it is rich in protein, fats, carbohydrates, and vitamins A, B, and C, and its leaves and roots are used in treating stomach diseases, and despite its benefits, many people are ignorant of it, because of its low presence And the high price of it.
The benefits of Corossol for diet
- Very rich in fibers that give a quick feeling of satiety, and last for long periods.
- It works to lose weight healthily, because it contains vitamins, mineral salts, as well as beneficial fats, instead of some dieting regimens that have no nutritional value at all.
- It is advised not to eat too much of the Corossol for the diet because it contains high calories, enough to eat it once a week.
Diet recipe from Corossol fruit
- The Corossol is washed, then peeled, cut, black seeds removed, and eaten one pill per week.
- After washing and cleaning the cream, the fruits are sliced and mixed with skim milk, and one cup per week is drunk from them.
The benefits of Corossol fruit
- It boosts the work of the immune system, helps it resist viruses and bacteria, protects against cancer, and combats them.
- The body protects against anemia, due to its absorption of iron, and lowers cholesterol in the blood, which in turn works to prevent arteriosclerosis and high blood pressure.
- It facilitates digestion, helps get rid of constipation, and thus eliminates parasites and worms in the digestive system.
- It protects against Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's, as it helps to increase focus and attention, as it has an important role in alleviating anxiety, stress, and depression.
- Revitalizing the kidneys, eliminating gallstones. It treats asthma, coughs, and influenza, which are respiratory diseases.
- It makes the skin more youthful and vibrant, it also delays the appearance of wrinkles and signs of aging, and works to eliminate acne, blackheads.
- It helps to produce reproductive hormones for women because it contains a high percentage of manganese, and thus increases fertilization, the occurrence of pregnancy, and reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood, and widens the blood vessels, which increases the strength of erection in men.
- They facilitate birth, reduce fetal abnormalities, and reduce vomiting, nausea, constipation, anxiety, and stress, as well as high blood pressure and anemia associated with pregnancy.