“Fruto comestible con varios beneficios, tiene un sabor dulce y ligeramente ácido. Además, cuenta con excelentes propiedades medicinales, por lo que es una fuente de antioxidantes naturales.”

Nutritional Facts

Nutrient Unit Value %DV/ 100g FRUIT
Energy / Calories Kcal 381 NE
Total Fast g 29,5 NE
Max. Sodium mg 0 NE
Carbohidratos g 25 NE
Fiber g 13 NE
Dietary Fiber g 13 NE
Total sugars g 12 NE
Added Sugars g 0 NE
Protein g 3.9 NE
Vitamin A g 0 NE
Vitamin D mg 0 NE
Calcium mg 30 NE
Hierro mg 1 NE
Zinc mg 0 NE

Properties

  • Antioxidant
  • Vitamins A
  • B vitamins
  • Vitamins C
  • Vitamins E
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Iron

Benefits

It is a key fruit for preventing cholesterol, promoting weight loss and reducing blood sugar levels. It is also recognized as a protector of the cardiovascular system. Additionally, it is useful in the treatment of hepatitis and can increase hemoglobin levels in cases of blood loss.

Harvest Season

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Uses and Applications

The corozo is a versatile fruit that offers numerous possibilities in the kitchen. It can be used to create delicious nectars, refreshing juices, tasty jams, exquisite sauces, tempting desserts, irresistible ice creams, vibrant jellies and creative cocktails, among other culinary options. It is a suitable and enjoyable product for people of all ages and tastes.

Origins

Cultivations in tropical regions of palm Attalea cohune in the Amazon region of Colombia

Communities

Small rural farmers in the departments of Amazonas and Caquetá