The Star fruit is popular throughout Southeast Asia and parts of East Asia. It is believed that it may have originated from Sri Lanka or Indonesia. The fruit has distinctive ridges running down its sides. The entire fruit is edible and is usually eaten out of hand. They may also be used in cooking and can be made into relishes, preserves, and juice drinks. Star fruit is rich in antioxidants, potassium, and vitamin C and low in sugar, sodium, and acid.

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