It is said that eating more fruits is good for your body, but each season has its corresponding fruits that are more suitable for eating. Eat the right fruit and your body is healthier!So what fruit is better to eat in autumn?
1. Apple: Protect the stomach
In clinical studies, it is found that people who eat more apples have the probability of colds than those who do not eat or eat less apples.
In addition, Apple has the effect of protecting the gastrointestinal.After the summer heat of the summer, the gastrointestinal function of the human body is often at a lower level.Apple can promote gastric acid secretion and enhance digestive function.Apple’s aroma can make people feel pleasant and enhance appetite.Apple contains a soluble fibrous gum. The pectin metabolites are short -chain fatty acids that can provide energy to the colorectal mucosal cells and protect the stomach.
People without diabetes can eat 1-2 medium-sized apples a day.Those with diabetes can eat about half an apple (about 150 to 200 grams) a day under the premise of stable blood sugar.
2. Fresh date: Vitamin content is high
Fresh jujube vitamin C content is as high as 243 mg/100 grams, which is almost 60 times that of apples, 40 times the pear and watermelon, 30 times the peach, 10 times the lemon, and 4 times the kiwi.
The above is only the average data. The highest content of winter dates of some varieties can even reach 500-600 mg/100 grams.Vitamin C has a strong antioxidant and maintenance of the body’s immunity.
When eating fresh jujube, be sure to chew and eat slowly, chew the skin outside and eat it before eating.Otherwise, because the jujube skin is digested slowly in the gastrointestinal tract, if you eat too fast, it may cause gastrointestinal discomfort.
The sugar content of fresh jujube is relatively high. In terms of consumption, healthy adults can grab a small hand every day, and eat as much as possible.Patients with diabetes eat carefully.
3. Pomegranate: beneficial to cardiovascular
Pomegranate is a seasonal fruit of autumn. It is a kind of berry and is rich in dietary fiber.In Europe, pomegranate was called "the holy fruit of heaven".
Pomegranate is rich in flower tannin, which will be derived into uremia after the human intestine metabolism.Studies have found that urethrum can increase muscle strength and delay muscle aging.
Organic acids in pomegranate also help protect our heart health.Studies have found that adults eat a pomegranate or 200-300 ml pomegranate juice every day, which can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
If there is no problem with gastrointestinal function, you can chew pomegranate seeds when eating pomegranate.Studies have found that pomegranate seeds are rich in polyphenols, multiple vitamins and organic acids, which are beneficial to health.
Of course, you don’t have to eat the seeds of the entire pomegranate, just eat a small amount, so as not to affect the digestion of the intestinal tract.If you are worried that the seeds are too hard, you can buy soft seed pomegranate, and it is easy to chew the seeds.
Pomegranate sugar is not low, and it is not advisable to eat a lot. Ordinary healthy adults eat up to a medium -sized pomegranate a day. Healthy elderly and children can eat less.You need to rinse your mouth immediately after eating pomegranate to prevent the organic acid in the pomegranate from destroying your teeth.
Text/Yukang (Professor of Clinical Nutrition Department of Beijing Union Hospital)
Source: Beijing Youth Daily