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Durian fruit contains a high amount of sugar, vitamin C, potassium, and the serotonergic amino acid tryptophan,and is a good source of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.It is recommended as a good source of raw fats by several raw food advocates, while others classify it as a high-glycemic food, recommending to minimise its consumption.
HOW TO STORE
Keep the ripe fruit at room temperature (25-30oC). It can be kept for 2-5 days. Store in the refrigerator after opening.
HOW TO SELECT
The fruit ready for eating must have a good smell.
Slit the fruit with a knife from end to end, along two of the grooves in the skin, in the center of the sections, on opposite sides of the fruit. Prise apart the slits to open the fruit. Seperate the sections. Take out the segments and remove the seed. Eating fresh, making durian paste.