Cherimoya

Cherimoya
Cherimoya

Sweet and fragnant, this delicious tropical fruit is packed with nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants. Mark Twain even described it once as "the most delicious fruit known to man," with a custard-like taste that mixes the flavors of banana, pineapple and strawberry. Cherimoya contains a high amount of dietary fiber, helping slow the absorption of cholesterol in the gut, as well as a high amount of vitamin C, great for building up your immune system and keeping colds and flus at bay.

Selection Process

Cherimoyas should give to gentle pressure, similar to pears and avocados. Their skin is a light green and often turn dark when over-ripe. Store in the refrigerator to keep from spoiling.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cup, pieces (160.0 g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 120.0

% Daily Value*

Total fat 1.1g 1.7%

Saturated Fat 0.4g 1.9%

Trans Fat 0.0g

Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%

Sodium 11.2mg 0.0%

Total Carbs 28.3g 9.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.8g 19.2%

Sugars 20.6g

Protein 2.5g

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 33.6%
Calcium 1.6% Iron 2.4%
Vitamin E 1.4% Thiamin 10.8%
Riboflavin 12.3% Niacin 5.2%
Vitamin B-6 20.6% Folate 9.2%
Vitamin B-12 0.0% Panto. acid 5.5%
Phosphorus 4.2% Magnesium 6.8%
Zinc 1.7% Copper 5.5%
Manganese 7.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.