Sweety useful properties
Jun 21, 2018
Cvity is an amazing hybrid. Crossed white grapefruit and pomelo, the breeders received a small, sweet citrus, possessing all the useful properties inherent in the fruits of the genus Citrus.
The name of the fruit was derived from the main characteristic by which the hybrid - Sweetie was created - sweet, it is also called "polite" because it resembles a pomel, only smaller in size. Also, the swastikas are called Spanish "Oroblanco", which means "white gold", as it was called by farmers in the United States, who started to grow this hybrid for commercial purposes. No matter how you call this fruit, useful properties do not change from this. And the health benefits of swine are far from small. Many doctors and nutritionists recommend that sweets be introduced into a permanent diet, the beneficial properties of this fruit are significant and valuable.
The sweater has a thick skin and the same soft thick layer that separates the peel from the edible part. In general, only half of the whole fruit is eaten, and the rest - a layer and dense skin - goes into the trash.
Sweets, like his close relative of grapefruit, contain a large number of useful substances. First of all, it is one of the most effective antioxidants - ascorbic acid( vitamin C).It is this important component that turns swathes into a wonderful product, a warning and curing flu, and colds. Sweet, due to antioxidants, acts rejuvenatingly on the cells of our body. Vitamin C destroys free radicals and prevents them from hitting cells, resulting in wrinkles appearing at a later age.
If there are problems with the cardiovascular system, one fruit per day is enough to reduce the risk of heart attacks, hypertensive crises, strokes, etc.
In 100 g of the suite contains only 50-60 kcal, the nutritional value of the product is as follows: it contains 11.6 g of carbohydrates, 0.6 g of fat, 0.4 g of proteins.
The fruit contains many trace elements and essential oils. It contains special enzymes that easily break down proteins and fats, making sweets an excellent dietary product.
How to eat sweets fruit
Only flesh is used for food. It is eaten like grapefruit. You just need to clean the fruit from the peel. The inner thin crust is removed because it is bitter.
The only drawback of the suite - leaves a lot of waste, about 50% of its total mass.
Where this citrus grows
Its homeland is the tropics. But due to the constantly growing popularity, it began to grow in some countries of Europe, the climate of which is suitable for the growth of this fruit: Spain, Italy. It is also grown in southern India, southern China, southern Japan.
Sweet fruits in cooking
Recipe for vitamin salad
This salad is good for making in summer, when it's hot and you want something light and delicious to eat.
Ingredients: 1 fruit of the sweets, one red tomato, red bell pepper, soft cheese( brynza or feta).
Sweets peel, remove the film from the lobules.
All the ingredients are cut and mixed together. On top of the salad you can decorate with greens or olives. Dressing the salad with olive oil.
Salad with sweets and avocado
Ingredients: 2 sweets, 1 avocado, 10 lettuce leaves, half red mullet, 50 g of fried pine nuts, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 spoonful of lime juice, a pinch of coriander and nutmeg.
Sweets must be peeled, remove the film from the lobules and cut in half. Cut the onion into half rings. Avakodo cut into slices.
On the leaves of the salad, spread the sweets and avakado, put the chopped onion on top, then sprinkle with pine nuts.
Lime juice is mixed with coriander and honey. With a consistent consistency, pour all the ingredients. And from above comes a nutmeg.
Application in cosmetology
In cosmetology, the useful properties of the fruit of the suite are often used. Masks for the face are simply miraculous. At home, try this mask. Rice the flour in a coffee grinder, add the bergamot oil and 2 tablespoons of the juice of the suite. The mask cleanses the face, it becomes elastic. If you do not have bergamot essential oil, then make a mask by excluding this component. Leave the mask on your face for 10 minutes, then rinse with warm water, the effect will pleasantly surprise you.
Sweets nourish and moisturize the skin. You can add its juice to skin care products. It is recommended that you regularly make facial masks from fruit. To make it you need to mix the juice of the suite with rice flour and 2 drops of bergamot oil. All the ingredients are mixed to a homogeneous creamy mass. This mask is applied to the face for 10 minutes, and then washed off. This mask perfectly cleanses and rejuvenates the skin.
Recently, a lot of unusual fruits have appeared in the shops of our cities. Some people easily accept them, even cook exotic dishes based on them with a "Russian" touch. Of course, in the homeland of these exotics very much would have enjoyed learning about our recipes. Another part of the population of our country does not want to know anything and to buy something exotic. All this comes from the poor qualifications of the trade workers.
Useful properties of the suite are also used relatively recently. When choosing a suite, you need to pay attention to the peel, which should be smooth and shine, and for size - the fruit should seem heavier than its volume.
The caloric content and content of vitamin C sweets, in principle, is no different from their ancestors - grapefruit. But, I must say, the sweets taste more sweet than the grapefruit, and, unlike pomelo, is not so big.
Oroblanko has very useful properties, it contains quite a lot of ascorbic acid. Sweets, thanks to this, an effective fruit as a preventive agent in the treatment of influenza, ARI, viral infections and other types of colds.
In the suite quite a lot of essential oils, vitamins, trace elements. Sweetie contains a large volume and antioxidants. Oroblanko, being a close relative of grapefruit, also contains some kinds of enzymes that are able to break down proteins and fats. This is its great benefit. Due to these properties, sweets are recommended to be used by those who suffer from excessive body weight, and those who want to maintain their slender body in the norm constantly. This citrus often turns on in the menu with a variety of diets, which are designed taking into account the use of its beneficial properties.
Useful properties of the fruit of the suite are very similar to those found in grapefruit. Sweetie is a dietary product. It is wonderful, like grapefruit, lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood, contains a large amount of vitamin C. There are also useful enzymes that break down fatty tissue. If you do not like the sour taste of grapefruit, then the sweets are your fruit.
When choosing a sweater, pay attention to its peel, it should be smooth, shiny and thick;when you clean it on your hands there is a fat coating. By weight, even a small fruit is quite heavy, eating it as well as grapefruit. The green color of the suite is the color of the ripe fruit. Only flesh is used for food. But the inner thin crust must be removed, since it is bitter. The sweets have one minus - this is a lot of waste from this fruit.
But the useful properties of the suite are worth it so that you try it. The use of a sweater excellently protects the body from viral infections and increases immunity. People suffering from cardiovascular diseases need to eat sweets, it lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood. Sweets are simply necessary for people who want to lose weight, because in this fruit only 58 calories with a huge complex of vitamins and minerals.
If you have swelling, then the fetus will be your reliable assistant in the fight against this ailment. Using this fruit, you restore your water balance in the body.
Another of its properties - it enhances the mood, it has a beneficial effect on the psyche.
Sweetie cope with depression, apathy and a sense of fatigue, there is an interest in life and a good mood.
On any holiday, surprise your guests with such an exotic salad: 2 sweets are cleaned of all films and peel, finely cut tomatoes with soft cheese, all mixed and poured with olive oil sauce with herbs. The taste will be unusual and very pleasant. And about the vitamin composition it is not necessary to speak. Your guests will be pleasantly surprised.
It is included in the diet of people suffering from excess weight, and those who try not to lose a good physical shape. Phytonutrients contained in the fruit peel reduce the risk of skin cancer.
Lowers cholesterol in the blood, increases immunity, protects the body from viruses and bacteria.
Well suited for those who want to lose weight, as it is a dietary product, contains only 58 cal.