Cherimoyas (Annona) aka: custard apples, soursops, soursams, are irregular oval shaped fruits with a green outer skin that can be thorny or smooth. Cherimoyas have a white inner flesh with several small seeds in the center.

Health Benefits of Cherimoyas

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How to choose Cherimoyas

A cherimoya is ripe when it is slightly soft. Look for cherimoyas with few discolorations, and little smell.

Climate and origin

Cherimoyas originated in Central and South America, and have not yet spread to other tropical climates.


When ripe, cherimoyas have a very sweet-pungent taste and slimy chewy texture.

Miscellaneous information

The leaves of the cherimoya are used to make Corossol tea.

Natural vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in Cherimoyas + Complete Nutrition Facts

Vitamin B6 | Vitamin C | Dietary Fiber | Potassium |

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Nutrition Facts
Cherimoya raw                 
Serving Size 100g
Calories 75
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.68g1%
    Saturated Fat 0.233g1%
Cholesterol 0mg~%
Sodium 7mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 17.7g6%
    Dietary Fiber 3g12%
    Sugar 12.9g~
Protein 1.6g~
Vitamin A0%Vitamin C21%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Vitamins  %DV
Vitamin A 5IU0%
    Retinol equivalents 0μg~
    Retinol 0μg~
    Alpha-carotene 0μg~
    Beta-carotene 2μg~
    Beta-cryptoxanthin 1μg~
Vitamin C 12.6mg21%
Vitamin D ~IU (~μg)~%
    D2 Ergocalciferol ~IU (~μg)
    D3 Cholecalciferol ~IU (~μg)
Vitamin E 0.27mg1%
Vitamin K ~μg~%
    K1 - Dihydrophylloquinone ~μg~
    K2 - Menaquinone-4 ~μg~
Vitamin B12 0μg~%
Thiamin 0.101mg7%
Riboflavin 0.131mg8%
Niacin 0.644mg3%
Pantothenic acid 0.345mg3%
Vitamin B6 0.257mg13%
Folate 23μg6%
    Folic Acid 0μg~
    Food Folate 23μg~
    Dietary Folate Equivalents 23μg~
Choline ~mg~
Lycopene 0μg~
Lutein+Zeaxanthin 6μg~
Minerals  %DV
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.27mg2%
Magnesium 17mg4%
Phosphorus 26mg3%
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 287mg8%
Zinc 0.16mg1%
Copper 0.069mg3%
Manganese 0.093mg5%
Selenium ~μg~%
Water 79.39g~
Ash 0.65g~
Fatty Acids
Omega 3 to Omega 6 Ratio5.68
Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio0.18
Total Omega 3s159mg
18D3 Linolenic159mg
18D3CN3 Alpha Linolenic(ALA)159mg
18D4 Stearidonic (SDA)0mg
20D3N3 Eicosatrienoic0mg
20D5 Eicosapentaenoic(EPA)0mg
22D5 Docosapentaenoic(DPA)0mg
22D6 Docosahexaenoic(DHA)0mg
Total Omega 6s28mg
18D2CN6 Linoleic(LA)28mg
18D2CLA Conjugated Linoleic(CLA)28mg
18D3CN6 Gamma-linolenic (GLA)0mg
20D2CN6 Eicosadienoic0mg
20D3N6 Di-homo-gamma-linolenic (DGLA)0mg
20D4N6 Arachidonic (AA)~mg
22D4 Adrenic (AA)0mg
Essential Amino Acids  %RDI
Histidine 21mg3%
Isoleucine 42mg3%
Leucine 63mg2%
Lysine 42mg2%
Methionine 21mg3%
Phenylalanine 42mg5%
Threonine 52mg5%
Tryptophan 31mg11%
Valine 63mg3%
Percent of Daily CalorieTarget
(2000 calories)
Percent Water Composition 79.4%
Protein to Carb Ratio (g/g) 0.09

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