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Date: 15 Jun 2016    Group: Health    Category: Nutrition   

What are the nutrition facts of the custard apple? Where it is grown in India? In Hindi language the fruit is known as 'Sharifa'. What are its name in other major Indian languages? Is it used only in the recipe of custard or other dishes can also be made using the custard apple?
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Author: Sheo Shankar Jha    20 Jun 2016      Member Level: Gold     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

100 GM of custard -apple does contain the following nutritions -
1) Calories- 80- 100 cal
2) Protiens - 68 GM
3) Fat- 0.5 GM
4) Carbohydrate- 20.0 GM
5) Iron - 0.42 GM
6) Calcium- 17.6 mg
7) Phosphorous - 14.7 mg
8) Carotene- 0.007mg
9) Thiamene- 0.075 mg
10) Rivoflavin- 0.86 mg
11) Niacin- 0.528 mg
12) Ascorbic - acid- 15.0 mg
13) Nicotinic - acid - 0.5 mg.
Because of enough nutrition, Custard - apples are useful for healthy weight - gain, good for eye - sight, good heart - tonic and even it can arrest hair - fall.

Author: Darshan Malwiya    30 Jun 2016      Member Level: Silver     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

Custard Apple an dry land food also known as Sweetsop and Sugar Apple.
Below is the nutritional information of custard apple per 100 gm.
1] 75kcal
2] 17.7g carb
3] 3g fiber
4] 7g fat
5] 2g omega 3
6] 1.6g protein
7] 13% RDI tryptophan
8] 1mg thiamine/B1
9] 1mg riboflavin/B2
10] 6mg niacin/B3
11] 3mg pantothenic acid
12] 3mg pyridoxine
13] 23ug folate (6% )
14] 12.6mg of vitamin C
15] 3mg of vitamin E
16] 1mg of copper
17] 3mg of iron
18] 17mg of magnesium
19] 1mg of manganese
20] 26mg of phosphorous
21] 287mg of potassium
22] 2mg of zinc
For proper growth of custard apple dry and hot climate is required.
Custard seeds are planted from between april and may and fruits bears between august and november.
In India at Andra Pradesh, Maharastra, Karnataka, Bihar, Orrisa, Assam, and Tamil Nadu are the following states were Custard Apples are grown.
In other Indian languages for eg: in Tamil it is known as "Seethapazham" ,in Kannada "Sithaphala", in Telgu "Sitaphalam"
,in Marathi "Sitaphal" and in Assamese "Katal".

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