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Superfood Ice Apple: Know 5 benefits of eating Tadgola in summer

Superfood ice apple is a perfect fruit to beat the heat and quench your thirst on a hot summer day. The juicy and fleshy fruit is filled with natural electrolytes, making it an ideal fruit to stay hydrated in the summer heat. Know a few health benefits.

Written By: Kristina Das @ New Delhi Published on: May 13, 2024 10:48 IST
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Image Source : FILE IMAGE Know 5 benefits of eating Tadgola in summer.

Ice Apple, also known as Tadgola or Nungu is a fruit found in the summer season. It is considered to be a summer superfood. You will find these fruits in many villages and towns of India. Ice apples look like coconut from the outside but from the inside the texture is like litchi. It is not only similar to coconut in appearance but is also equally beneficial for health. Nutrients like fibre, Vitamin A, and Vitamin K are found in abundance in ice apples. As soon as you consume an ice apple, your body gets hydrated immediately and your stomach cools down. If you are also troubled by this terrible heat of May, then do not forget to consume this fruit. Let us tell you the list of its benefits. 

Benefits of Ice Apples:

  • Hydrate: Due to increasing heat, people's bodies start getting affected by heat due to which there is a lack of water in people's bodies. In such a situation, by consuming ice apples you get instant hydration. To protect yourself from dehydration, consume this fruit. 
  • Beneficial in stomach problems:  In this scorching summer season, ice apples are no less than a lifesaver for your stomach. It instantly provides coolness to your stomach. Consuming it strengthens your digestive system and also provides relief from constipation, indigestion and gas problems.  
  • Boost the immune system:   Due to a weak immune system, people become vulnerable to infectious diseases very quickly. So, to increase your immunity, you can consume ice apples rich in Vitamin C.  
  • Increase metabolism:  Due to weak metabolism, people start gaining weight and become victims of obesity. However, consuming this fibre-rich fruit increases metabolism rapidly. Also, by eating this you do not feel hungry for a long time.  
  • Beneficial in diabetes: Tadgola fruit is also beneficial for diabetic patients. It has a low glycemic index, which controls sugar.  

So, whether you are lounging by the pool or spending a day at the beach, having ice apple as a snack will not only satisfy your taste buds but also provide numerous health benefits. It's no wonder why ice apple is a popular choice among people during the summer season.

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