So how long did it take you to figure out what today’s fruit fact was even on … Well if you guessed Rambutan, than you guessed correctly! With it being fall & the leaves changing, this delicious & healthy fruit is highly popular this time of the year! However be sure to always remove the seed before eating this exotic fruit. The seed contains a poisonous substance. Who knew eating so healthy could be so dangerous?
Did you know?
- Rambutan seeds can be used to uplift your skin. Mash the seeds into a paste and apply on your skin to achieve a clearer and a more even-looking complexion. Using rambutan seeds on your skin regularly will help your skin become softer and healthier. Who know?
- The seeds can also be used to help patients with diabetes. Take the seeds, chop them into small pieces and allow to dry for a few days. Grind the seeds into a fine powder. Mix it with hot water and drink up! This will help you maintain your blood sugar at healthy levels. Crazy right?
- The high fiber content of rambutan aids the digestive system in food metabolism, preventing constipation. It is also low in calories, which helps promote weight loss.
How to eat
We know, you’re all wondering how the heck do you even get to enjoy this delicious fruit. So here’s how … Rambutan fruits are usually eaten raw, sometimes freshly picked from the tree. Simply remove the skin by lightly pinching the fruit until the peel breaks in the middle. Discard the peel and eat around the seed in the middle. You can also use a knife to separate the flesh from the seed. Enjoy!