One way or another, we have already faced with these products in a variety of diets, or have heard about their useful properties from friends or health magazines. I propose to summarize all that we know about the orange foods.
So, persimmon. It is much more useful than an apple – it contains twice as many beneficial minerals and dietary fiber. Such delicious fruit as persimmon is rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, vitamins A, C and P. Persimmon is widely used in dietary programs and traditional medicine. It is recommended for treatment of gastric diseases, cardiovascular diseases, cancer tumors and gallstones.
Pear is distinguished by a special combination – nutritiousness and low calorie content (about 50 kcal for 100 g). Pear contains many antioxidants that stabilize blood pressure and prevent stroke, so this fruit is useful for hypertensive patients and people suffering from heart diseases.
It contains such vitamins as A, C, PP, K, B; such nutrients and trace elements as folic acid, pectin, sulfur, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, iron, copper, cobalt, cellulose and tannin. Due to the combination of vitamin C and copper, pear is useful in the case of oncology.
Let us also remember such a healthy fruit like papaya. This is an excellent tool for the prevention of diabetes and cancer. Both the fruit and its juice are beneficial for the body. It is recommended to use papaya for internal and external burns and inflammations. Furthermore, this fruit improves the cardiovascular system and is also used to reduce the excess weight.
Sea buckthorn berries are often associated with youth and health. These berries can be called the most useful products because they are superior to almost all fruits and berries in quantity and quality of biologically active substances. They have such necessary for us properties as the decrease of toxic effects of antibiotics, the withdrawal of cholesterol and stimulation of metabolism.
Corn is one of the most popular cereals in the world. It is a treasure trove of useful properties. The benefit of this product is that it prevents the emergence of diabetes and heart diseases. Corn effectively stabilizes blood pressure, as well as it is an excellent helper in the prevention of diseases of the esophagus, constipation and hemorrhoids.
Pumpkin is a special dietary vegetable that is known for its high content of beta-carotene. This product strengthens the organism and helps to resist infections and viruses. It has also such an important property as prevention of cancer and improvement of vision and work of the bowel. Pumpkin is recommended for gallstones, cystitis, hepatitis, cholecystitis, nephritis and metabolic disorders. If you suffer from nervous disorders and insomnia, you can prepare a decoction of pumpkin with honey.
It has long been proven that dried apricots are more useful than fresh apricots. If you have a weakened immune system, dried apricots – all what you need. Their useful properties are also applicable to the work of eyes – they help to resist various eye diseases and inflammation.
And of course – oranges. We all know that one orange is a daily rate of vitamin C. We all drink orange juice in the morning almost automatically. By the way, in addition to juice and pulp, even white substance under the skin of orange has useful properties. It contains bioflavonoids and anticancer substances.