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Custard Apple (Cherimoya) Nutrition Facts and health benefits

Custard apples (U.K. and Commonwealth) known as many others common names by peoples like cherimoya, sugar tree in U.S., Latin America , Sugar Apple (Annona squamosa), Atemoya (A. cherimola X A. squamosa) and  Chirimoya, Chirimolla.

The most popular name on the planet as bullock’s heart in the English speaking countries

Custard apples (Cherimoya) are great source of anti-oxidants like vitamin C, and minerals like magnesium,  iron, calcium,  niacin & potassium which help to remove of free radicals from the human body.

Custard apples (Cherimoya) is belongs to Annona family and its particular place in the Bahamas and southern Florida.

Nutrition facts of Custard apples

According to the research facts ,one cup of raw  (100 g) Custard apples (Cherimoya) contains:

Carbohydrates

  • 2.06% DV Protein
  • 23.6% DV Carbohydrate
  • 4.4 g Dietary Fiber
  • 4.4 g Fiber

Vitamins

  • 36 mg, vitamin C
  • 0.11 mg, Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
  • 20.113 mg, Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
  • 10.883 mg, Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
  • 0.226 mg, Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid)
  • 6 IU, Vitamin A, IU
  • 14 µg, Vitamin B9 (Folate)
  • 35 µg, Folate

Minerals

  • 24 mg, Calcium, Ca
  • 9 mg, Sodium, Na
  • 0.1 mg, Zinc, Zn
  • 0.086 mg, copper, Cu
  • 21 mg, magnesium, Mg
  • 0.6 µg, Selenium, Se
  • 32 mg, Phosphorus, P
  • 247 mg, Potassium, K
  • 0.6 mg, iron

Health Benefits of Custard apples

  1. Rich in antioxidants
  2. Reduce the Risk of Arthritis
  3. May benefit eye sight
  4. May control high blood pressure
  5. Best home Remedy for Diarrhea and Dysentery
  6. Remedy for Hair Growth and Skin Youthful
  7. Improve Digestive System
  8. Good for Brain Health
  9. Help in Weight Gain