Rambutan resembles a lychee fruit and can be found naturally throughout Southeast Asia. These fruits are a pretty low source of essential nutrients, but they make up for it thanks to their moderately high concentration of manganese, niacin, magnesium, and vitamin C. Rambutan fruits are known to provide many nutritional and health benefits, which is why there are so many dishes involving it.
Although eaten raw the fruit has a somehow low nutritional value, its skin contains potent antioxidants and anticancer polyphenols like caffeic acid, ellagic, and gallic acid. Over the next few minutes, we will go through the ten biggest health benefits of Rambutan.
10Helps You Lose Weight
Because of its high fiber yet low-calorie contents, Rambutan can help you lose quite a bit of weight. This is not only due to its low-calorie contents but also because of how much water they contain, which is assimilated by the body over time while tricking your stomach into thinking it is full. Its seeds also help reduce weight, but you must remember that raw seeds can be somehow dangerous, which is why it is advised to crush the seeds and combine them with other foods.