Sunday, January 3, 2016

Black Sapote ...nutritious and delicious!

Black Sapote is native to coastal regions of Mexico and Central America.  Fortunately it grows well in South Florida also.

~IFAS nutrition
100 grams (approximately 1/3 cup) contains:
•62% water
•130 calories
•2 grams protein
•less than 1 gram fat
•35 grams carbohydrate
•345 mg. potassium
•20 mg. vitamin C
•400 IU vitamin A

~Also 100 g of Black Sapote contains 15 g of fiber

~Nutritional analysis from Julia Morton's
Fruits of Warm Climates
("ash" reflects the potassium value of black sapote)

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