You may have heard of the carambola fruit also popularly called the star fruit because of its shape. This fruit was originally from Malaysia but can now be seen around the world in placed like Latin America, Southeast Asia, some parts of Africa and the Caribbean and also in the United States of America.
The carambola fruit is green in color when unripe but turns yellow as it ripens. It has a variety of tastes that bother on sour and sweet. The star fruit tastes like a combination of several fruits such as citrus fruits, pear and grapefruit, giving it an exquisite and exotic taste.
While this fruit is really tasty, what is even more exciting about it is its ability to be of tremendous help to our bodies. It is a known fact that the star fruit has very low calories, which is about 31 in a 100 g. It is also rich in essential minerals, vitamins and antioxidants some of which include; calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, manganese, folate, niacin, riboflavin, vitamin B and C.