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Health Benefits of Kumquats & How to Eat Them | Care2 Healthy Living

Health Benefits of Kumquats & How to Eat Them | Care2 Healthy Living

by Marsha McCulloch, MS, RD, Authority Nutrition A kumquat isn’t much bigger than a grape, yet this bite-sized fruit fills your mouth with a big burst of sweet-tart citrus flavor. In Chinese, kumquat means “golden orange.” They were originally grown in China. Now they’re also grown in several other countries, including warmer areas of the United States, such as Florida and California. In contrast with other citrus fruits, the peel of the kumquat is sweet and edible, while the juicy flesh is tart. This article covers the nutrition and health benefits of kumquats, as well as tips for eating them. A Big Nutritional Punch in a Small Fruit Kumquats are especially notable for their rich supply of vitamin C and fiber. In fact, you get more fiber in a serving of them than most other fresh fruits. A 100-gram serving (about 5 whole kumquats) contains : Calories: 71 Carbs: 16 grams P...

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