Pomelo: what kind of fruit?

Ksenia Gaynulina
Ksenia Gaynulina
February 26, 2015
Pomelo: what kind of fruit?

Pomelo is a fruit that belongs to the citrus family. China is considered the homeland - back in 1000 BC there were already mentions of it, and this fruit came to Europe in the 14th century. At the moment, pomelo is known almost all over the world, it is considered a very useful and valuable fruit.

On the appearance and beneficial properties of pomelo read below.

What does pomelo look like

Pomelo has a thick peel, divided into several large slices. To determine the appearance of mature fruits is not difficult, they are pale green or yellow in color, not too hard, but not soft.

Pomelo is considered the largest fruit among citrus fruits. The maximum weight of a pomelo is 10 kg.

The fruit is useful

Pomelo quite a positive effect on the human body. Contains a large amount of vitamins A, B and C, as well as essential oils, potassium. Due to the high content of ascorbic acid, the fruit strengthens the immune system and is a good tool in the fight against colds and other infectious diseases.

Pomelo is recommended for people who are watching their figure and want to lose weight. Fruit has dietary qualities, low-calorie, activates the metabolism.