Black sapote (Diospyros nigra), is a tropical fruit native to eastern Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America from the species of persimmon. It is known by various other common names such as black persimmon, chocolate-fruit and chocolate pudding fruit. It is a tomato-like fruit with a thin and firm rind. The fruit has 2 to 10 seeds that are dark red-brown colored.
One cup of black sapote provides 142 calories, 2.6 g protein, 0.8 g fat, 34 g carbohydrate, 360 mg potassium, 22 mg Vitamin C and 420 IU Vitamin A.
Black sapote can be considered as a good source of potassium, calcium, phosphorous and iron.
A good source of vitamin A.
The fruit is good for the digestive process as it is an excellent source of dietary fiber.
It is a rich source of vitamin C it helps in building the body’s immune system.