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What are the benefits of grapefruit? How to eat grapefruit to clear away heat and reduce internal heat?

2020-10-02 source:internet [ typeface:big medium small ]

The nutritional components of Pomelo

  • heat quantity(kilocalorie)
  • 41
  • fat(gram)
  • 0.2
  • protein(gram)
  • 0.8
  • carbohydrate(gram)
  • 9.1
  • dietary fiber(gram)
  • 0.4
  • calcium(mg)
  • 4
  • riboflavin(mg)
  • 0.03
  • magnesium(mg)
  • 4
  • niacin(mg)
  • 0.3
  • iron(mg)
  • 0.3
  • vitamin C(mg)
  • 23
  • manganese(mg)
  • 0.08
  • zinc(mg)
  • 0.4
  • vitamin A(mcg)
  • 2
  • copper(mg)
  • 0.18
  • Carotene(mcg)
  • 0.5
  • potassium(mg)
  • 119
  • phosphorus(mg)
  • 24
  • retinol equivalent(mcg)
  • 89
  • sodium(mg)
  • 3
  • selenium(mcg)
  • 0.7

What are the benefits of grapefruit? How to eat grapefruit to clear away heat and reduce internal heat?

Winter is here, and grapefruit has begun to be on the market in large quantities. At this time, the weather is dry, and people are prone to getting angry. Eating some grapefruit or snacks made from grapefruit can clear away heat, reduce inflammation, and nourish the skin. It is low-cost and healthy. Why not do it?

Efficacy and functions of grapefruit

Traditional Chinese medicine believes that grapefruit is sweet, sour and cold in nature. It has the functions of strengthening the stomach and digesting food, lowering qi and eliminating phlegm, making the body light and pleasing to the eye. Modern medical research has found that pomelo meat is very rich in vitamin C and insulin-like ingredients, so it has the effects of lowering blood sugar, lowering blood lipids, losing weight, and beautifying the skin. Regular consumption has an auxiliary therapeutic effect on diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and vascular sclerosis, and has the function of keeping healthy and beautiful for obese people.

Grapefruit also has the effects of strengthening the stomach, moistening the lungs, nourishing the blood, clearing the intestines, and facilitating bowel movements. It can promote wound healing and has a good auxiliary effect on septicemia. In addition, grapefruit contains the physiologically active substance dermaside, which can reduce blood viscosity and reduce the formation of thrombus, so it also has a good preventive effect on cerebrovascular diseases, such as cerebral thrombosis, stroke, etc. Fresh pomelo meat is an ideal food for diabetics because it contains ingredients similar to insulin.

How to make grapefruit

Loquat grapefruit lily drink

Ingredients: 100g loquat, 100g lily, 150g grapefruit.

Method: 1. Cut the peeled loquat in half and remove the core; peel the grapefruit and set aside. 2. Put water in the pot, then put the processed loquats into the pot, turn up the heat and cook until it boils, add rock sugar and continue to cook until the loquats are soft. 3. Add grapefruit and lily, continue to cook over low heat until lily is soft.

Pomelo peel candy

Ingredients: 1 grapefruit, two spoons of rock sugar powder, appropriate amount of white sugar.

Method: 1. Use a clean cleaning ball and salt to scrub the grapefruit peel vigorously, rinse it with running water, and remove the white part, leaving only the epidermis. 2. Cut the skin into strips about 5 mm wide, add hot water, two tablespoons of salt, knead it with your hands, then change the hot water, soak for two hours, and change the water several times in the middle. 3. Add appropriate amount of water, two tablespoons of rock sugar powder, add grapefruit peel, bring to a boil and simmer slowly. 4. Boil the water to dryness, dip it in sugar, cool it and put it in a sealed box.

Honey Grapefruit Tea

Ingredients: 1 grapefruit, 400 ml of honey, 100 g of rock sugar, 1 spoon of salt.

Method: 1. Rub the surface of grapefruit carefully with salt for 5 minutes, rinse with warm water to remove the fruit wax on the surface. 2. Peel off the yellow part of the skin, the thinner the better, cut the grapefruit peel into thin strips, peel the pulp into small pieces and set aside. 3. Soak the shredded grapefruit peel in light salt water for 1 hour, changing the water 1-2 times during the process. 4. Put the grapefruit peel, pulp and rock sugar into the pot together, and pour in an appropriate amount of water. 5. Simmer over low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally to avoid sticking to the pan. Simmer until thick and the grapefruit skin is golden and translucent, then turn off the heat. After cooling, add honey and mix well, refrigerate for 1-2 weeks and then drink with warm water.

Shredded grapefruit

Ingredients: appropriate amount of grapefruit, appropriate amount of starch, appropriate amount of edible oil.

Method: 1. Peel the grapefruit and break into small pieces. 2. Make a thin paste with flour and starch, the ratio is 7:3. 3. Evenly coat it with a layer of paste and fry it in the oil pan. 4. Fry until golden and crispy on the outside, remove and drain. 5. Pour off the excess oil, leave a little oil at the bottom of the pot, add an appropriate amount of sugar, stir-fry over medium-low heat to heat the sugar evenly, turn to low heat and stir-fry until it melts. 6. When the syrup is stir-fried until light yellow, pour in the fried grapefruit. Stir quickly to coat the sugar sauce evenly, then remove from the heat.