Small orange fruit, similar in size, shape and structure to a tomato, but partly or completely surrounded by a large shell derived from the chalice. One of the main characteristics of the fruit are excellent nutritional qualities that have been little known, especially its cholesterol-lowering properties, high fiber, vitamin A and appreciated for its excellent and high in carotene and vitamin C, and low calories. Rich in minerals, especially calcium, iron and phosphorus and contains significant levels of protein. Strengthens the immune system and vision, in addition to functioning as an antioxidant. It is also a good source of pectin.