Seasonal fruits that cannot be missed in spring

April has already started, and more and more fruits appear on the market. There’s an old saying in China called "prepare things for the year", which means that every season should follow the laws of nature to prepare food. Seasonal is the best!
Zizyphus jujuba
Nutrition: carotene, vitamin B, vitamin C, calcium and phosphorus.
Benefits: enhancing immunity, benefiting stomach and promoting fluid production.
Zizyphus jujuba is rich in nutrients, and it is known as "vitamin pill". There has been a saying among the people that "three dates will live forever after an eclipse". Now is the season when Zizyphus jujuba is on the market, so everyone should eat more dates!
How to choose?
1. Selecting green jujube with smooth and complete peel;
2. Don’t buy green dates with mildew or spots on the surface of the peel, which may have suffered from pests;
3. Choose something that looks watery, and this kind of green jujube tastes better;
4. When selecting, press the green jujube and choose a hard one, which will be more crisp and sweet.
Nutrition: sucrose, vitamin A, vitamin E and iron.
Benefits: harmonizing middle energizer, moistening dryness, clearing away heat and toxic materials.
Many people don’t like to eat sugar cane, because it is too hard to chew, but sugar cane is rich in dietary fiber and trace elements, so eating it in moderation is beneficial to our health.
How to choose?
1. Sugarcane with medium thickness and few knots will taste better;
2. Curved sugarcane may have fallen down or suffered from insects, so try to buy straight sugarcane;
3. You can smell it with your nose. Normal sugarcane will have a faint sweet taste, tasteless or alcoholic sugarcane, and the inside may be moldy.
Nutrition: dietary fiber, vitamin C, calcium and potassium.
Benefits: astringing and stopping diarrhea, diminishing inflammation and stopping bleeding.
Many people like to eat guava, especially the soft and sticky part of guava, and guava is rich in vitamin C and dietary fiber, which can cope with the physical discomfort that often occurs in spring.
How to choose?
1. Guava must have a rough surface, because guava will have thick fibers when it matures, and the smooth surface may not be ripe yet;
2. Avoid choosing guava with yellow marks on the surface, which may be healed after the guava is injured. Such guava will taste a little bitter;
3. Don’t choose half yellow and half green, half yellow and half green is malnutrition caused by uneven sunlight, which tastes bad.
Nutrition: malic acid, B vitamins, vitamin C, cellulose.
Benefits: relieving cough and resolving phlegm, clearing away heat and moistening lung.
Loquat is not only delicious, but also has very good medicinal value. It can clear away heat, moisten the lungs, relieve cough and resolve phlegm, and is very suitable for eating in spring when the flu is frequent.
How to choose?
1. Mature loquat will show beautiful golden color, while pale yellow and bluish yellow loquat are not mature enough;
2. Experience shows that the closer the base of loquat is to the five-pointed star shape, the sweeter it will be, while the loquat with a little base will have less juice and light taste;
3. The fresh loquat skin will be slightly shiny and the villi will be complete.
Nutrition: fructose, vitamin B, vitamin C, pineapple enzyme.
Benefits: diuretic, detumescence, weight loss and slimming.
March and April are the season to eat pineapples, but many people think that pineapples will numb their mouths, so they don’t like them. In fact, just soak the cut pineapple in salt water for more than ten minutes.
How to choose?
1. High-quality pineapples should be regular in shape, moderate in size, and have fewer buds;
2. Try to choose bright yellow or light yellow, so that the pineapple has higher maturity and better taste, and the turquoise pineapple should be placed for two days before eating;
3. When buying pineapple, press it slightly with your hand, the pulp is quite solid but slightly Microsoft’s most suitable;
4. Pineapple is not as fragrant as possible. Pineapple with light and clear fragrance is the best. It is too fragrant and may be overcooked.
Cherry Tomatoes
Nutrition: lycopene, carotene, vitamin C, fruit acid.
Benefits: invigorating stomach, promoting digestion, and caring skin.
Although we can eat cherry tomatoes most of the year, this time is the most seasonal season for cherry tomatoes, and the taste is better ~
How to choose?
1. Millennial fruits with crimson colors will be sweeter, while those with light colors will be less sweet;
2. On the basis of crimson, the higher the hardness of Millennium fruit, the better;
3. It’s best to buy one with leaves, so the Millennium fruit is fresher;
4. Choose a glossy and smooth skin.
Nutrition: carotene, vitamins (A, B, C), malic acid and succinic acid.
Benefits: Supplementing gastric juice and enhancing gastric motility.
Mulberry is rich in trace elements and dietary fiber, and can also help promote large intestine peristalsis. But it should be noted that friends with poor digestive function should eat less. It is rich in anthocyanins with antioxidant effect, which is good for the skin.
Mulberry is not very sweet to eat, but the actual sugar content is high, so diabetics had better not eat it.
How to choose?
1. The surface is plump, fleshy and watery, which is fresh mulberry;
2. The fruit handle is relatively fresh;
3. Choose the purple-black one, because the mulberry is completely mature;
4. Pick up a mulberry and feel it in your hand. The plump and elastic one is the best and freshest.
(Source: "Civilized Jiangxi" WeChat WeChat official account)
Producer/Editor by Xu Yao/Editor by Liu Wentao/Produced by Ceng Long/Ceng Long
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