Persimmons are high in vitamins A and C and contain fair amounts of manganese and fiber. They also contain B vitamins, phosphorous and copper. persimmons also contain flavonoids, phytonutrients and tumor inhibitors called betulinic acids.
One medium persimmon contains about 118 calories, making them perfect for dieters. It has 1 gram of protein, and 6 grams of fiber.
In a study published by the International Journal of Oncology in 2011, scientists revealed that the chemicals in persimmons can help kill breast cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed.Learn more about Fruits & Veggies