I ate my fill of jujube (ennabe) last summer in Beirut; this time, I found some big ones (less flavorful though) at the Asian supermarket for a song (USD$1.29/pound).
Did you know this fruit was used in Chinese medicine for 4000 years?
That it helps with sore throats, liver problems, inhibits certain cancer cells, is an appetite suppressant, has 20 times more vitamin C than citrus, 18 out of the 24 required amino acids, a bunch of minerals (potassium, calcium and the others), and the list goes on.
In short, it is a super fruit.
Question: Why is it not widespread in the US? It is only produced in California for certain markets.
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