Rambutan is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. Besides being able to prevent cancer, reduce falls, and prevent aging, rambutan can also increase male fertility.
Rambutan fruit is known as a very exotic fruit. The characteristic of this fruit, the whole surface is covered with stiff hairs. The flesh is white seed, oval covered. Delicious rambutan is a sweet, thick and easy to peel from the seeds.
Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum Linn) is a crop of fruit that originated in Indonesia and Malaysia, then spread to other tropical areas, such as the Philippines and Latin American countries.rambutan plants are also found in subtropical temperate zones of the continent.
Rambutan is usually consumed directly, which is enjoyed as fresh fruit. Rambutan fruit can also be processed into confectionery, canned fruit, cocktail mixes, dessert or fruit salad. Not only meat, seeds can also be used. In the Philippines, the seeds of rambutan fruits are usually roasted and served as a garnish. The seeds of rambutan fruit is famous for the content of tannins and saponinnya very beneficial to the body.
Source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and sugar
Rambutan is a source of vitamin C is very good. Rambutan fruit fruit relatively high yield of vitamin C, a class with an orange that has been widely known as a source of vitamin C.
Rambutan is derived from a type of dried sweet Aceh is a source of vitamin C is best, reaching 71.24 mg per 100 g of edible meat, which means in compliance with 118.7 percent of vitamin C in the body all day.
Aside from Vitamin C, rambutan fruit also contains other vitamins such as niacin, thiamin and riboflavin. The many minerals contained in rambutan is potassium, calcium, iron and phosphorus.The fiber content of food is also very high, ie, 2.8 g per 100 g of fruit pulp.
Rambutan fruits contain different types of sugar. Types and levels of sugar per 100 g of fruit pulp is glucose (2.8 g), fructose (3.0 g) and sucrose (9.9 g). In addition, rambutan fruit also contains an acid such as malic acid and citric acid, each with levels of 0.05 and 0.31 g per 100 g. The combination of sugar and acids that cause tersebutlah rambutan has a fresh sweetness.
Improve sperm quality and cancer
Vitamin C is known as the main compounds that the body needs in a variety of important processes, ranging from the production of collagen (fibrous protein that forms connective tissue in bones), fat transport electron transport from various enzymatic reactions, hyper-healthy gums, the regulation of cholesterol levels, and hyper immune system.
rich in vitamin C help prevent various cancers, including lung, colon, pancreas, bladder, breast and Food. Vitamin C may also reduce free radicals that trigger cancer, because these vitamins are good antioxidants. Vitamin C is also very essential for sperm formation.
The lack of vitamin C in men can be inhibited in obtaining offspring. Improvements to this requires a period of one month by increasing vitamin C intake of 500 milligrams. The quality and quantity of sperm and its activities can be improved by increasing intake of vitamin C.
Other benefits of vitamin C reduces the risk of cataracts, strengthening blood capillary walls, and minimize the risk of heart disease. Researchers believe that vitamin C may also inhibit aging by maintaining the white blood cells.
Levels of vitamin C a few varieties of rambutan
Type of rambutan – Levels of vitamin C (mg/100 g of pulp):
Dried sweet Aceh 71.24
Lebak fleeced – 56.68
Silengkeng – 49.82
Pao-pao Aceh – 42.62
Sinyonya – 40.63
sharp Aceh – 39.00
Aceh padang months – 38.00
Bald Aceh – 34.10
Yellow Aceh – 31.75
Simac – 27.80
Binjai – 22.34
Aceh fat – 20.80
Aceh Rupees – 20.71