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star fruit

Waxy fruit has star shape when cut in slices. Entire fruit is edible, including the waxy skin. Juicy insides are tart, sour. Tastes like mix of apple, pear and citrus. High vitamin C, antioxidants, beta-carotene, fiber, anti-microbial. Useful for blood pressure, vision, cholesterol. Contains oxalic acid, avoid if you have kidney problems. Has compounds that increase medication dosage in body (like grapefruit) Tree grows 15-36 ft (5-12m)
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Nutrient accumulation in star fruit tree rootstocks and seedlings shows the same trend as dry matter mass accumulation in plants, and the period with the highest nutritional demand is between 90 and 150 DAT for 'Nota-10' (FREITAS et al., 2011) and between 25 and 75 DAT for 'Malasia' rootstocks (ROZANE et al., 2013).
Aiming to contribute with a lowest environmental impact and to develop nutritious food for human health, this work had the objective to make use of the agroindustrial residues of the star fruit and passion fruit (mesocarp) to obtain flour, and the incorporation of them as ingredients in the formulation of three cereal bars
Acute oxalate nephropathy after ingestion of star fruit. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 37(2), 418-422.
You can eat the entire star fruit, including the slightly waxy skin that changes from green to bright yellow when ripe.
Chocolate lovers can opt for Ramesh n Suresh (deep fried five star fruit n nut) or Layer Cake (dark chocolate, caramel and nutty mousse sandwich with flourless cake and ganache).
Enjoy traditional cuisine such as sliced beef tenderloin, star fruit and Go Cong style river crab.
The initial offering includes six beverages: Green Mountain Coffee Antioxidant Blend (vitamins C & E); Green Mountain Coffee Focus Blend that features L-theanine (an amino acid naturally found in green tea); Celestial Seasonings Antioxidant Max Blackberry Pomegranate Green Tea and Celestial Seasonings Antioxidant Max Blood Orange Star Fruit Green Tea (both have two natural sources of flavonoid antioxidants and vitamin C); Vitamin Burst Strawberry Pomegranate and Vitamin Burst Acai Berry (both of which are high in vitamin C and caffeine free).
exotic, we found star fruit sliced, well, into stars; dragon fruit
During August and September, Sundy House will feature the Star Fruit Martini for $11 or $8 during happy hour (bar only); the Mango and Star Fruit Bavarois (the mango is also grown on property); and Gold Star Tarts.
The Ginger Spice mead gets its acidity from star fruit, a hint of tannin from black tea, and complexity from ginger and spices, making it great with turkey.
The formality is broken by bread placed directly on the cloth, along with a star fruit and nuts cracked and strewn between the plates along with slices of lemon and empty seashells.