Sapota is one of the high calorie fruits; 100 g provides 83 calories. It is a very good source of dietary fiber (5.6 g/100g), which makes it an excellent bulk laxative.
Sapota contains a good amount of antioxidant vitamins like vitamin C (24.5% of recommended daily intake per 100 g of fruit), and vitamin A.
Vitamin A is essential for vision. It is also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin. Consumption of natural fruits rich in vitamin A has been known to offer protection from lung and oral cavity cancers. So also, consumption of foods containing vitamin C helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and help scavenge harmful free radicals from the human body
Fresh ripe sapota is a good source of minerals like potassium, copper, iron and vitamins like folate, niacin and pantothenic acid.