Nance fruit is found for Byronisma crahe treolia tree. This fruit mostly found in Southern Mexico and also cultivate in St. Martin, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, and throughout Cuba. This tree grew in rocky and sandy soil. This tree grows slowly approximately 33 feet tall and large shrub.
Nance fruit looks like a small ball-shaped berry and its diameter is 1 to 2 centimeter. The nance fruits are grown in clusters and when you ripe it turns it yellow or orange. Depend on the cultivar, its taste may sour or sweet in flavor. Nance fruits have wrap with thick skin and white, oily and juicy pulp.
USDA Nutrition Profile
|Nutrient||Unit||1 Value per 100.0g||3.0 fruit without pits 11.1g|
|Total lipid (fat)||g||1.28||0.14|
|Carbohydrate, by difference||g||22.79||2.53|
|Fiber, total dietary||g||7.0||0.8|
|Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid||mg||10.8||1.2|
Health benefits of Nance fruit
Here are some of the health benefits of nance fruit:
Nance fruit has a good amount of protein. Protein is an essential nutrient for body growth and development. By adding nance fruit in your diet boost immune and nerve system.
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2. Rich in thiamine
Nance fruit help to prevent irregular cardiac function by production of neurotransmitter. Which delay signal between the muscles and nerves ensures proper cardiac function.
Folate(1) in nance fruits helps to improve brain function and reduce depression. By eating nance fruit you can improve memory and keep you young.
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4. Vitamin C
Nance fruit is rich in Vitamin C. The good amount of vitamin C helps the immune system which you away from infections, viruses, and bacteria. It helps for healthy teeth and strong bones.
5. Calcium and Vitamin K
Nance fruit has calcium and vitamin K helps form strong bones and also prevents arthritis. it also helps for blood clotting and prevents bleeding gums, bleeding nose, and more.
Nance fruits have a good amount of riboflavin(2) which is also known as vitamin b2. It assists in proteins, carbohydrates, and metabolism of fats for the production of energy. Nance also helps the formation of antibodies and RBC (red blood cells) in humans.
By consuming nance fruit regularly which helps to prevent aging. The Beta carotene of nance converts to vitamin A which effective for anti-aging.