Star fruit is a fruit of the tree Averrhoa Carrambola. The species of this tree is native to Indonesia, Malaysia, Phillipines, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Seychelles.
LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE
Being a good source of potassium, Starfruit helps lowering bloodpressure. Recent studies have suggested that a diet rich in potassium may be equally as beneficial in lowering bloodpressure as a low sodium one.
BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM
Starfruit is an ample source of VitaminC. Vitamin C, being an antioxidant vitamin, boosts the production of white blood cells and increases body’s immunity for fighting infections and viruses.
SLOW DOWN AGING
Vitamin C is a collagen booster. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and provides structural support to the tissues and prevents premature sagging of skin and wrinkles etc.
Star fruit is an ample source of fiber. Fiber acts as a medium for stomach acid to upon, lowering stomach acid levels and preventing heartburn.
PREVENTS COLON CANCER
Fiber protects you from the risks of getting colon cancer by acting as a barrier between toxins in the stool and colonic mucosa, reducing their contact time and preventing the possibilities of future mutations.
Vitamin C lowers cholesterol by breaking down the molecules of cholesterol by breaking them down.
Fiber on the other hand also aids in lowering cholesterol by preventing its reabsorption in the intestines.