#LegitLists: 3 Amazing Benefits of Cherry/Agbalumo. (African Star Apple)

Known by various names across different ethnic groups in Nigeria, it’s yet another season and time of the year when the African Star Apple is seen in every street and market shades.

The African Star Apple is commonly known as cherry in Warri, Delta state (and in the south-south region), agbalumo in Yoruba, Udara in Igbo and Agbaluma in Hausa.

The African Star Apple, as it is called in English contains lots of nutrients that are numerous and beneficial to our health.

Below are 3 Amazing Benefits of Cherry/Agbalumo. (African Star Apple).

IT BOOSTS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM.

Cherry/agbalumo as it is fondly called contains vitamins that help produce collagen which in turn helps boost our immune system and moderates sugar levels in diabetic patients. This is also added to the presence of vitamin C and carotene in it.

IT HELPS BUILD STRONG BONES & TEETHS.

The African star apples contain important minerals such as calcium and phosphorus that are important for maintaining strong bones and teeth.

Eating this fruit contributes a lot to strengthening your bones and preventing numerous bone diseases.

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IT IS VERY GOOD FOR WEIGHT LOSS.

To everyone who wants to shed some weight, I think it’s advisable to take the Udara fruit everyday before it’s season comes to an end.

According to several researches the African Star apple is one of the best fruits for weight loss because it’s low in fat, and also it contains a high amount of dietary fiber that improves satiety, making you feel more satisfied even after a long time.

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