Health Benefits of Udara – The Fruit og December

The First Lady of Abia State Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu presents the Acting President, Prof. Osinbajo with a full load of UDARA.

Udara fruit also called “the fruit of December” according to Benson Anyaand known by some folks as “star apple” has numerous health benefits.

According to research reported by Naij, Udara‘s health benefits include but not limited to the following:
(1). Star apples serve as a good source of calcium, with each serving providing you with 10 percent of the amount you require each day.
(2). Eating a serving of star apple contributes 3 g of fiber to the recommended daily intake of 25 to 38 g.
(3). The seeds of this fruit may be useful to reduce fevers and treat diarrhea. Some people also eat this fruit to reduce the inflammation associated with laryngitis and pneumonia.
(4). 1-cup serving of fresh star apple contains 67 calories. Eating star apple as a snack is a good choice as the calories are low and it provides no fat; however, this may not be enough calories to ease hunger pains and boost energy levels, as between-meal snack are meant to do.

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