Grapefruit is a mature fruit of the Rutaaceae pomelo, which is produced in southern regions of Fujian and Guangdong in China, with Guangdong Shatian pomelo as the top grade. It has a sweet and sour taste, slightly bitter taste, and is rich in vitamin C and a large number of other nutrients. It is recognized as the most therapeutically effective fruit in the medical community. According to modern pharmacological analysis, the flesh and skin of grapefruit are rich in coriander, new orange peel and carotene, B vitamins, vitamin C, minerals, sugars and volatile oils. Pomelo peel is similar to other flavonoids and has anti-inflammatory effects. Pomelo peel compounds have stronger anti-inflammatory effects than pure products. Modern medical research has found that pomelo meat is very rich in vitamin C and insulin-like ingredients. Blood sugar, blood lipid lowering, weight loss, skin beauty and other effects. Regular consumption, it has adjuvant treatment effect on diabetes, vascular sclerosis and other diseases, and it has health and beauty function for obese people.
When selecting grapefruit, you must first grasp the general principle of "tumbler". The upper and lower widths are the standard type of grapefruit. Among them, it is better to choose a grapefruit with a flat round shape and a short neck (the bottom is better). This is because the grapefruit with a long neck has less skin and more skin. Secondly, high-quality grapefruit can also be selected from the aspects of eyes, specific gravity, and feel. If the grapefruit skin is clean, the surface oil cells are translucent, and the color is pale yellow or orange, indicating that the grapefruit has high maturity and is juicy and sweet. Grapefruits of the same size should be heavy. When it is pressed hard, it is not easy to press, indicating that the capsule is compact and of good quality. Note that if the individual is large and light, the skin is thick and the meat is small, and the taste is not good.
Storage method of grapefruit
The grapefruit should be placed in a well-ventilated place, the temperature should not be too low, and it should be stored above 10 degrees.
Grapefruit Nutrition Tips
1. Grapefruit contains potassium, a natural trace element essential for patients with hypertension, and contains almost no sodium, so it is the best dietetic fruit for patients with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease and kidney disease. 2. Pomelo contains a large amount of vitamin C, which can lower cholesterol in the blood. 3. Pomelo pectin can not only reduce the level of low density lipoprotein, but also reduce the degree of damage to the arterial wall. 4. Grapefruit also has the effect of enhancing physical fitness. It helps the body to absorb calcium and iron more easily. The natural folic acid contained in it helps prevent pregnant women from developing symptoms of anemia and promote fetal development. 5. Fresh grapefruit meat contains chromium, which acts like insulin, which can lower blood sugar.
Citron Related People
suitable for majority of the people 1. Patients with stomach disease, indigestion, chronic bronchitis, cough, sputum and asthma, especially those with cardio-cerebral-nephropathy. 2. Those with spleen deficiency and loose stools should eat with caution.