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Master This Mangosteen Fruit Challenge

Priya Johnson Dec 15, 2020
How well do you know the mangosteen fruit? Come let's find out...
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The outer rind is dark purple to reddish purple, while the inner fleshy triangular segments are white.
Quick Fact
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Each white triangular segment contains 1-4 white-colored seeds. However, it's not necessary for each segment to contain a seed.
Good to Know
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Mangosteen rind is actually used for leather tanning in China. Dried rind has medicinal properties and used in gastric ailments.
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Thailand is also the largest producer and exporter of mangosteens.
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Mangosteens are high in antioxidants, extremely beneficial in preventing diseases and improving overall body immunity.
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Mangosteen fruits are referredĀ  as 'Food of the Gods' due to the delicious flavor. In India, it is called by a variety of names based on the local languages.
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Besides vitamins, Mangosteen is also high in mineral content like magnesium, manganese, copper, and potassium. This benefits the body in numerous ways.
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Mangosteen fruits were banned in the US until 2007 because they harbored Asian flies.
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Mangosteen trees are perennial and can live over 100 years. Depending on the age of the tree, they can produce between 200-3000 fruits per season.
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Mangosteen trees are perennial and can live over 100 years. Depending on the age of the tree, they can produce between 200-3000 fruits per season.
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Mangosteen trees are dioecious, meaning male and female flowers are produced on separate plants. The female trees produce fruits without pollination.
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Mangosteens are usually placed next to Durians in supermarkets because they neutralize a lot of Durian's strong, unpleasant odor.
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