Udara is a seasonal fruit that is commonly found in Nigeria and eaten by many. It has a fleshy pulp and a yellow color when riped.
It is called udara by the Igbos, Agbalumo by the Yoruba’s, and Chiwo by the Hausas. In English, some prefer to call it African star Apple.
Udara has so many nutrients: niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, dietary fiber, Vitamin A, C & B3, etc.
It is more in stock from the periods of December to April.
See the health benefits of Udara.
The high content of vitamin C in udara helps protect the body against immune system deficiencies, eye-related diseases, and helps in skincare.
• Low in calories
Udara is low in calories, fat, and cholesterol, making it a perfect choice for weight loss because people get fewer calories while consuming it. This also helps to reduce heart-related diseases.
• Boost immune system
The vitamins and nutrients in Udara produce collagen that promotes immune health and control sugar levels.
• Natural antioxidant
Udara contains natural antioxidants that present free radicals like Cancer. Moderate consumption can reduce the development of cancer cells and help remove damaged oxidizing agents in the body system.
• Dietary Fibre
This will make you feel more satisfied after a long time, it increases your satiety and aids digestion.
• Bone Strengthening
Udara is rich in calcium and phosphorus which are necessary nutrients for maintaining strong bones and teeth.
• Can be used for medicinal cases e, especially in the Western part of Nigeria.