Fruits and vegetables that start with C
Here is a very varied list about fruits and vegetables that start with c in the Spanish language. In addition to the list, we have included a short description of each of the fruits and their respective origin, in addition to adding some characteristics such as the caloric value provided in each fruit and the nutrients that it can provide.
It does not matter if you want to know a little more about fruits and thus enrich your knowledge of them, if you are looking to familiarize yourself with fruits and vegetables to take care of your health and / or lose weight. This listing is for you.
List of fruits and vegetables by letter C
There are a very large number of fruits and vegetables that begin with the letter cEven so, in this list we give you some of the most outstanding fruits and vegetables for the letter mentioned. In addition to being in alphabetical order for better compression, this will make it easier to get familiar with them!
- Custard apple
Persimmon (also called Kaki or palo santo) is a tropical fruit that is grown mostly in autumn, whose origin dates back to Japan and China, although it also occurs in some parts of America. Persimmon It has three presentations: yellow, orange or purple, and it enjoys being a fruit with a very sweet flavor in each one of them.
The nutritional composition of khaki It depends a lot on the variety of it (Chinese, American or Japanese), however, in a very general way it can be said that for every 100 grams of khaki 65 calories are consumed, 16 grams of carbohydrates. Persimmon has a considerable amount of soluble fiber.
Thanks to its rich levels of amino acids, vitamin A and C, persimmon It is a fruit with outstanding nutritional value, serving as a complement to any diet that requires more vitamins. In an ideal fruit for diabetics, hypertensive and people with heart and kidney problems as they have a low content of salt and glucose.
The cannon (also called star fruit, star tamarind, or Chinese tamarind) greenish-yellow in color. It is a very exotic fruit whose origin dates back to Sri Lanka, although it is currently cultivated in many other tropical countries. Its main attraction is its shape, because when you cut it horizontally, you can see its star shape.
This star fruit is largely made up of water, so it is to be expected that in each 100gr of fruit it barely has 30 calories, in addition to barely having 7 grams of carbohydrates. Regarding the minerals of the carambola it is high in potassium. Similarly, this fruit has considerable levels of vitamin C and provitamin A.
Its benefits include its properties as laxatives due to the level of soluble fiber, it prevents the absorption of bad cholesterol and protects the colon from toxins. However, this fruit is contraindicated for people with kidney problems related to kidney stones, problems regulating potassium and diarrhea.
Also known as cherry, this small, bright red spring fruit whose flowers are almost as famous as the fruit. It is a fruit whose origin dates back to prehistory, however, it is believed that it began to grow in Asia Minor and spread throughout Europe thanks to migratory birds, currently it is found in almost the entire world.
Only 50 calories are found in every 100 grams of cherries. In addition, it is a fruit rich in anthocyanins (the pigment that gives it its red color), it is rich in antioxidants and in vitamin A and vitamin C. In addition, cherries have high levels of calcium, potassium, magnesium, fiber and carbohydrates.
The nutritional composition of the cherry gives it benefits against constipation, obesity and fluid retention (due to the amount of fiber present that works as a laxative and gives a feeling of satiety). Similarly, thanks to its level of fructose, people with diabetes can consume it in a moderate way.
Cherimoya is a green fruit with white pulp. Whose rind is rough, thin and fragile while its pulp is creamy and slightly juicy. Its origin dates back to South America, in the pre-conquest period, in Peru. Although currently it is Spain that produces approximately 80% of custard apple commercial.
Just one custard apple It can weigh between 200 and 800 grams, they are large fruits, and each 100 grams provides approximately 81 grams. Despite this, it is low in fat and protein, but has high levels of carbohydrates (approximately 20% of its weight), calcium, potassium and iron.
Its benefits include its properties as a laxative, due to its fiber level, it also helps to correct intestinal problems. Despite the amount of fructose it has, it is a regulator of the level of glucose in the blood. Due to its high level of vitamin C, it facilitates the healing of diseases of a rheumatic and digestive nature.
The coconut It is a fruit of tropical origin (it can be found in all the islands with a tropical climate in the world) that grows on a type of palm tree called coconut trees, which is the most cultivated type of palm in the world. Coconut trees can be found of different types and classifications, such as giant, dwarf and hybrid coconut trees.
For every 100gr of pulp, the coconut it provides 354 calories, while its water provides only 19 calories per approximately 100 milliliters. Thanks to this the water of coconut It is indicated by nutritionists for people who are dieting to lose weight, while its pulp is recommended for those seeking to increase their sizes.
Among the benefits provided by the coconut our body highlights its properties as a blood glucose regulator, ideal for people with diabetes. In the same way, it is beneficial for the heart, since the water of coconut lowers blood pressure and lowers triglycerides caused by high cholesterol.