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Pummelo (Pomelo): Natural Food

A pummelo is a good source of fiber and vitamin C.
A pummelo is a good source of fiber and vitamin C.
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Nutritional Information:

Excellent source of vitamin C and fiber, and a good source of folate.

What to Look For:

The largest citrus fruit, they can be round or pear-shaped. Choose ones that are firm, thin-skinned and feel heavy for their size.

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Easy Storage and Preparation:

They will keep at room temperature for several days or a week or more if refrigerated.

Best Uses:

Use for juice or add sections to fruit or green salads or fruit salsas. Good with fish.

 

NOTE: An excellent source contains more than 20 percent of the Daily Value for that nutrient. A good source contains between 10 and 19 percent of the Daily Value.

Source: Copyright © 2000 by Ellen Haas.

From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.

Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.

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