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Eat durian in autumn to nourish your lungs

(People's Daily Online)

13:14, October 10, 2012

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Edited and translated by Du Mingming, People's Daily Online

Durian is a nutritional fruit with high sugar. The fruit is distinctive for its large size, unique odor, and formidable thorn-covered husk. It contains 11 percent of starch, 13 percent of sugar, and 3 of percent protein, as well as a variety of vitamins, fat, calcium, iron and phosphorus.

People who are in poor health can eat durian as an energy and nutrition supplement to nourish lungs and achieve physical fitness. It is especially beneficial for postpartum women.

Read the Chinese version: 养生:榴莲上市价格下降 秋季吃能滋阴润肺
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