This unique fruit originate in the wild, evergreen rainforests of South-eastern part of China. The fruits are oval in shape, with fuzzy but smooth orangey yellow skin. The fruit is sweet, some a little sour, with soft and juicy texture and has a pleasant aroma. With 3-5 large brown seeds in the core of the food that are strictly inedible.
Delicious and contains lower calories, with just 47 calories per 100g. The diverse range of nutrients contained in loquat fruit and leaves, including insoluble dietary fibre pectin, iron, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, and phenolic flavonoid antioxidants such as chlorogenic acid, neo-chlorogenic acid, hydroxybenzoic acid, feruloyl quinic acid, protocatechuic acid, epicatechin, coumaric acids and ferulic acid, making it very effective for boosting overall human health.
Pectin holds back moisture inside the colon, and thus functions as bulk laxative. This will cut exposure time of toxic and cancer-causing substances in the colon thereby protecting the colon mucosa.
Protection against colon cancer.
High fiber in loquat can help to suppress appetite and increase metabolism. Thereby promotes healthy weight loss.
In addition, pectin can lower blood cholesterol levels, through reducing its reabsorption in the colon through binding bile acids.
The Vitamin A can help protection from lung and oral cavity cancers.
Improves skin health and prevent early aging.
Improves eye vision and protect from cataract and macular degeneration.
Increase blood formation.
Strengthen bone and teeth.
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