Persimmon Nutrients and Benefits

persimmonsDid you know that Persimmon is not a fruit, but its true definition is a berry. If you translate Persimmon to Russian it would be XYPMA, to sound it out you would say Hoorma. To some people persimmon berry is not a very common food, for some reason it’s just not as popular as other fruits and berries. But it still is a good and healthy fruit to eat sometimes. Persimmon berry is usually an orange color on the inside and on the outside, and it is usually between 1 to 4 inches in diameter. People like to eat Persimmons either dry, fresh, raw, or cooked. Some people have stomach problems after eating persimmons for a while, but it is because most of those people ate persimmons which were not ripe all the way. The Nutrients that you could get from one average raw persimmon, which is about 25 grams, are:
- Vitamin C (good amount)
- Calcium
- Iron
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Carbohydrates
- Calories

The Possible Benefits of Persimmon berry are:
- Improves wound healing
- Prevents cells from damages
- Improves gums health
- Improves teeth health
- Improves Immune System
- Protects from free radicals
- Reduces Aging
- Lowers Risks of some Cancers
- Improves Iron absorption
- Improves Lung health
- Prevents from frequent colds
- Protects from frequent infections
- Some nations use it to treat constipation
- Other nations use it for hemorrhoids
- May reduce bleeding
- Some people cook it to treat diarrhea
- Other people cook it to treat dysentery