Day 191 of 365 Things To Do in Panama
Day 191 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Snack on a 'Super Fruit' - Rambutan!
This exotic and tasty fruit, Rambutan - 'mamón chino' in Spanish which means Chinese sucker, is the red prickly fruit you see in the markets and at fruit stands along the road. It is sold on branches. It is believed to have originated from Asia. Peel it open and find a delicious sweet and sour fruit, similar to a grape texture. The reported health benefits include effects on obesity, diabetes and hypertension. It is also known for its abundance of vitamin C, potassium, iron and vitamin A.