Durian Fruit: This is a fruit that smells like rotting flesh, but is eaten with pleasure

Apple, Watermelon, Guava, Grapes, Banana… These are the fruits that we eat the most. Some fruits are available seasonally. Now we are going to talk about a fruit. Its name is durian. Few of you see this fruit. It looks like a small palm fruit. When the palm fruit is sliced, the aroma is mouth-watering. But if you cut this durian fruit, they close their noses and run away. This fruit smells so bad. The smell is so horrible that it smells like rotting flesh. There are many people who eat too much with their nose closed. 

Why eat it?
Why eat this fruit even though it smells so bad? For health. It contains many nutrients. Rich in fiber, vitamin C, potassium and B vitamins. It is also rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidants. All these are very necessary for our body. The taste of these fruits is also not good. Some taste sweet, some bitter, and some taste a combination of both. 

Grows to almost the size of a watermelon. The stench of this fruit hits the nostrils even at a distance. A lot of research has been done to find out why this fruit stinks. It has been found that this smell is caused by a chemical compound called ethanediol in beauty. However, it is not known how that compound is produced in this fruit. An article says that this compound also increases as the durian fruit ripens. 

A durian fruit provides 30 percent more nutrients than an apple. Although it looks like a palm, it has no real relation to this fruit. Fruits of two different species. If you peel the fruits, you will get big pods. It is enough to eat them twice a day. It is rich in monounsaturated fats, vitamins, minerals like potassium, magnesium, iron, which are essential for the heart. The fiber content is also high. 

In which countries…
This fruit is native to Southeast Asia. It grows in countries like Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines. It does not grow in our country. If someone brings a plant and grows it, there is a chance that it will grow, but we cannot eat these fruits. 

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