February 8, 2018
Shruti Anand (783 articles)

6 Amazing Benefits Of The World’s Smelliest Fruit

Durian is the world’s smelliest fruit, with an odour so potent that Singapore Transit Authority has banned it. But if you can get over its smell like the Mao Shan Wang Cafe has then you can reap these 6 amazing health benefits by consuming durian.

Powerhouse Of Nutrition

Durian is packed with nutrients like vitamin A, C, B6, folic acid, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. The fruit also contains minerals like potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, sodium, zinc, phosphorus along with other nutrients like phytonutrients, water, protein, and dietary fats which are good for your body.

Helps In Digestion

Durian is full of fiber and aids digestion by reducing constipation, flatulence, heartburn and even lowers the chances of diarrhoea.

Keeping Blood Pressure Low

Durian is an excellent source of potassium which helps relax the blood vessels, keeps the balance of salt and fluids, takes the stress off the cardiovascular system and overall decreasing the risk of conditions like atherosclerosis, heart attack, and stroke.

Boosts Sleep

For those who have trouble going to sleep, a few pieces of durian before you turn in can help reduce your insomnia levels.

Cancer Prevention

The powerhouse of nutrients, durian boosts immunity and reduces the effect of free radicals thus helping in preventing cancerous growth.

Boosts Bone Health

With the presence of nutrients like potassium, manganese and copper, durian helps in giving a boost to bone strength this warding off the chances of osteoporosis.

Reduces Anaemia

People who suffer from anaemia can benefit a great deal from durian. It contains folic acid, iron and copper that works against anaemia and helps you stay away from anxiety, fatigue and even migraines.

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Shruti Anand

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