Fruit with latin name Averrhoa Carambola fruit is certainly not foreign to us. Elliptic with sharp ribs of five with a refreshing sweet taste, really tempting. In international circles, the fruit is known as star fruit. This is because the shape of the fruit when cut horizontally that looked like a star.
Fruit from India or Sri Lanka is not only cultivated in Southeast Asia, like Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, but also known in the countries of sub-tropical climates, such as America and Australia. This is because the sweet star fruit is easy to grow well in places with an altitude of 0-500 m above sea level with high rainfall and got quite a lot of sun. In Indonesia, sweet star fruit are found in areas Demak, Central Java.
Star fruit including fruit is most often found, ranging from traditional markets to supermarkets that luxury. Indeed, this fruit has many fans, because the fruit is said to have originated from Malaysia this feels really crowded, there are sour, sweet and slightly Sepat to make anyone who was curious to taste. Generally the fruit is used as a mixed salad, juice or eaten immediately, but loads of benefits to maintain health and beauty.
Sweet star fruit flavor is sweet and refreshing. In addition, the fruit which in English is called Star Fruit (Star Fruit) is loaded nutrition. The content of vitamins A and C which contains a powerful antioxidant against free radicals, increase endurance. In the sweet star fruit is also rich in pectin that can trap cholesterol, prevent hardening of hepatitis or liver disease, and bile acids are present in the intestines and helps disposal. And fiber is beneficial to facilitate the digestive process. In a way, this fruit is a favorite fruit tetep dieters who want to slim.