What kind of fruit does the apple belong to
Genus of apple
Classified by season: Apples are autumn fruits.
Classified by region: Apples are northern fruits.
Classified by fruit: Apples belong to the pome fruit.
Classified by nature: Apple is a cold food.
Apple, also known as Pingpo, is a warm fruit with a sweet and cool nature. It has the functions of invigorating the spleen, nourishing stomach yin, promoting body fluids, quenching thirst, and moisturizing the lungs and heart. It is known as the protective god of cardiovascular health. More food can improve the function of the respiratory system and lungs.
Apple belongs to the Rosaceae, deciduous tree, with oval leaves and serrations; the fruit is spherical and sweet. It is an ordinary fruit and the most common fruit. It is rich in nutrients and is the world’s four largest fruits (apples, grapes, oranges). And banana) crown. Apples are usually red, but there are also yellow and green. Apples are dicotyledonous plants with light red or lavender flowers. Most of them are self-sterile and require cross-pollination. The fruit develops from the ovary and receptacle. The pulp is crisp and sweet, which can help> digestion.
Nutritional value of apples
Apple has the reputation of "wisdom fruit" and "memory fruit". People have long discovered that eating more apples has the effect of improving memory and intelligence. Apples are not only rich in sugar, vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients for the brain, but more importantly, they are rich in zinc. According to research, zinc is a component of many important enzymes in the human body and a key element to promote growth and development. Zinc is widely involved in the metabolism of protein, fat and sugar in the body through enzymes. Zinc is also an essential element that constitutes nucleic acids and proteins that are closely related to memory. Zinc deficiency can cause poor development of the hippocampus at the margins of the cerebral cortex and affect memory. Experiments have also shown that reducing the zinc in food will severely impair the memory and learning ability of young children. Zinc is also closely related to the production of antibodies and the improvement of human immunity.
Apple's efficacy and function
Apple contains a lot of potassium, which can combine with the body's excess sodium to excrete it from the body. When the body consumes too much sodium, eat some apples to help balance electrolytes in the body. Elements such as phosphorus and iron contained in apples are easily absorbed by the intestinal wall, and have the effects of nourishing the brain and blood, calming the mind and sleeping. The aroma of apples is a good medicine for depression and depression. Experts have found through many experiments that, among many odors, the aroma of apple has the greatest impact on people's psychology, and it has an obvious effect of eliminating psychological depression. Clinical use has proved that after letting the mentally depressed patients smell the apple aroma, their mood improves greatly, their spirits are relaxed and happy, and their depression disappears. Experiments have also proved that insomnia patients smell the scent of apple before falling asleep, which can make people fall asleep more quickly. Wash and squeeze the juice with apples, each serving 100ml, 3 times a day, continuous taking, 15 days as a course of treatment, apples have the effect of reducing cholesterol content. French researchers have concluded through experiments that eating apples can reduce blood cholesterol levels, increase bile secretion and bile acid function, and thus can prevent cholesterol from depositing in bile to form gallstones. Someone’s experiment found that more than 50% of people who regularly eat apples have a 10% lower cholesterol content than those who don’t eat apples.
How to eat apples
1. Eat raw apples to hangover
Method: 1 apple (about 300-400 grams), eaten raw or squeezed juice. 1-2 times a day.
2. Spleen Deficiency Jiuxie Drink "Apple Yam Soup"
Method: 500 grams of apple, 30 grams of yam, 30 grams of malt, 10 grams of gorgon. Wash the apples and cut into pieces for later use. Wash the yam, malt, and gorgon, put it into the pot with the apple, add appropriate amount of water, boil on high heat, and simmer for 1.5 hours on low heat. Warm clothes sooner or later. It has the effects of benefiting the spleen and stomach, helping digestion, and stopping diarrhea.
3. Indigestion drink "apple, hawthorn and jujube porridge"
Method: 1 apple (about 300-400 grams), 15 grams of hawthorn (dry product), 10 jujubes, 150 grams of japonica rice. Wash the apples, peel and chop the core, add water to cook porridge together with the washed hawthorn, jujube, and japonica rice. It has the effects of invigorating the spleen, removing silt and accumulating.
In addition to being used for indigestion, this dietary therapy prescription is also suitable for hypertension patients.
4. Dry throat and thirsty try "Yu Rong Dan"
Method: 1000 grams of fresh apples, chopped and mashed, squeeze the juice, boil into a thick paste, add honey and mix well. Take 1 spoon each time with warm water. It has the effects of replenishing the stomach, producing fluid and improving the deficiency of stomach yin.