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Pomelo are considered to be the largest member of the citrus family and are native to South and Southeast Asia. They are considered an ancestor of grapefruit but are much larger in size. They taste somewhat like a grapefruit but are not as bitter.
As it size suggests this large citrus fruit is jam packed with nutritional benefits. Including the usual vitamins and minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, thiamin, niacin, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C and beta carotene.
One side affect of the Pomel is that it is reported to help prevent osteoporosis. It also has many other health benefits.
When buying Pomelos they should be firm and feel heavy for their size.