Considered one of the best fruits for health, since they constitute a concentrated source of nutrients, it even makes part of the diet of some astronauts in space flights. The drying process increases the concentration of beta-carotene, potassium and sodium. Potassium intake can lower blood pressure. It has a great power diutérico.Tem soluble fibers, which helps in the proper functioning of the intestines, besides possessing a significant amount of iron fundamental in the transport of oxygen to the cells. It is rich in vitamins A and B and has virtually no fats.
It facilitates the nervous impulse and is good in the fight against anemia. In addition, it has vitamin C, potassium, protein and calcium, which strengthens the immune system by regulating heart beats, muscles and prevents osteoporosis. Source of vitamin A is good for eye health. It also contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, C.C.
Average Nutrition Statement per 100g: Energy: 311 Kcal/1319 Kj Carbohydrates: 66.9 g of which sugars: 53 g Fiber: 7 g Proteins: 5.2 g Salt: 0 g