Advice 1: How to eat dragon fruit

Dragon fruit (pitaya, pitahaya, pitajaya, pitahaya, fruit of the dragon) is the fruit of a cactus that grows in tropical countries. It has a very delicate aroma and sweet flesh like kiwi. Many people are hesitant to try it only because I don't know how it is.
How to eat dragon fruit
You will need
  • knife;
  • - spoon;
  • - cutting Board.
Maturing dragon fruitand is not as familiar to us fruits. The color of its fruit is not an indicator of its maturity or immaturity. Pitaya yellow color can be more Mature than one that has a red tint. The color of the adjacent fruit has important value. The Mature fruit of pitaya has a more intense color compared to its "neighbors". Yellow is a Golden color, and red is bright red.
Take the dragon fruit in your hands and gently squeeze. If it is solid and rigid, then most likely the fetus is still immature, but if the fruit is soft, it is ready to use. Don't squeeze the pitaya too much to understand buying this fruit or not, it does not require a lot of effort. Carefully inspect the fruit, if it there are wrinkles, mildew or stains – this is the signs of over-ripeness or age.
Before use, place the pitaya for 3-4 hours in the refrigerator. Then remove the fruit, place on a cutting Board and a sharp knife cut into two parts. Note the pulp. Have fruitand red pulp should be white or pale pink, and the fruit isa yellow color – just white. In addition, the pulp of pitaya regardless of its color has tiny edible black seeds.
With a sharp knife cut off the rind of the fruit spikes, so it is more convenient to hold in hands. Is it possible, or spoon directly from the halves or purified from the skin like an Apple. Dragon fruit is a great additive to a fruitish cocktails and sorbitan.
Pitaya is very useful for pregnant women as it includes a minimal amount of sugar and the maximum amount of carbohydrates, calcium, vitamins C and B1. In addition, the fruit contains folate, a shortage of which in the body of pregnant women can lead to serious pathologies of the child.
Useful advice
Dragon fruit red color are rich in lycopene, which breaks down fats pigment, effectively fighting certain types of cancer and diseases of the cardiovascular system.

Advice 2 : Is it possible to have the skin imported apples

Probably many have heard from their grandparents that eat apples with the peel is very useful. It is believed that it contains the highest concentration of vitamins and nutrients. However, in the harsh climate, Russians have had little opportunity to enjoy the fruit grown on their own plot, all year round. Because of this the consumer have to settle for imported fruit, around which has formed a lot of myths and doubts.
Is it possible to have the skin imported apples
The imported product, even such as Apple, which can cause the consumer a lot of doubt. It would seem, what bad can happen if you eat an Apple with the skin? If we talk about the gifts of their own garden, of course, to worry about this makes no sense, because you know exactly what you treat your fruit trees, how to fertilize and watered. Perhaps everyone is used to eating apples with the skin. But is it as safe as it seems at first glance?

Than treated imported apples during transportation

If you have ever held in my hands an Apple imported or perhaps wash it, you probably could see a kind of oily film covering the surface of the fruit. What is it? Do some harmful substance? Most likely your fears are unfounded, because the apples before transporting just covered with a thin layer of common wax or paraffin. And it's not even the attractiveness of the product, although, of course, shiny, glossy apples look very nice. It's all in the safety of fruit, extending their shelf life, because the apples have to travel great distances before you get to your table.
For younger children, the apples always better to clean, and it is not that the rind of harmful. Just baby not always able to chew and digest the peel. It can damage her delicate mucus membrane or even choke.
When apples in large quantities are close to each other, we can start to deteriorate very quickly. It turns out that ripe fruit is able to produce specific substances - plant hormones, which can affect neighboring fruit. If one Apple during transport was damaged, there is a high probability that you will suffer and the rest of the fruit. For this reason, apples are treated with paraffin. The resulting film prevents the spread of plant hormones, and thus helps to preserve these fruits for much longer.

Do not worry too much about the wax, because it is not harmful to the body, especially in such small quantities. Certainly, intentionally to use it in food is not worth it. That's why the apples, brought from the store should be thoroughly rinsed under running, preferably warm water with some soap and special soft brush. So you can be sure that you completely got rid of the paraffin film. After the apples are washed, they should be wiped with a soft towel, after which it is eaten. You see, to clean imported apples is not necessary. Remember that after removing the foil, the apples can start to rapidly deteriorate, so it is recommended washing imported fruits only just before use.

What is hidden in the peel imported apples

In the Internet you can find information about what the gardens in Poland are treated against pests for more than 40 times per season. Of course, this is unsubstantiated rumor. In fact the same Polish apples pose no more harm than any other.
Some believe that peel imported apples - the focus of harmful pesticides and nitrates. Is it really so? Of course, on the one hand, nothing to worry about, because usually all the products, especially those that are transported across the border, are subject to mandatory quality control. However, on the other hand - is not it easier to protect yourself and peel the Apple? After all, every gardener knows how much work you need to invest in order to get a decent crop of fruit.

First of all, the trees should be treated against pests and, of course, fertilize. If you do it excessively, it can actually turn a crop, not too healthy. The fruit will accumulate too much nitrate and other chemicals. If this happens, then brush the apples useless, because the chemicals accumulate not only in the peel and pulp. This applies not only to imported fruit. The domestic Apple production grown with violations of agronomic norms can be just as harmful and imported. The solution is simple - buy apples here, you know the grade and the supplier.

Advice 3 : How to remove toxins

Waste products (final products of metabolism) do not add joy to any of us. Settle in the blood, liver and bowels. If desired, of toxins can be removed at home.
If there are apples in the morning, you can get rid of toxins
A balanced diet will help get rid of the decay products in the body. Eat fresh vegetables, fruits, do not overeat, do not abuse of sweet, fatty and fried foods, eat when you get hungry.
Drink clean water. Ideally 2 litres a day. If you drink a glass of water half an hour before Breakfast, it is possible to remove toxins from the body.
Caloric needs depend on physical activity. The more you move, the more you eat. But the food must be correct.
It seems all too easy and obvious? Try it! The results will not keep itself waiting.
Since most toxins it accumulates in the intestine, to begin purging should be from him.
This will help you conventional apples. Eat some fruit for Breakfast, and then for three hours nothing to eat.
This method perfectly eliminates toxins.
To cleanse the liver and kidneys will help the teas. They can be purchased at the pharmacy. To use this tea should be only in accordance with the instruction manual!
Will help to get rid of toxins and exercise.
For example, it is useful to implement elements of the Indian belly dancing: belly moves in waves, while the body remains stationary.
The first signs of slagging of the body are tiredness, fatigue, irritability, headache.
Is the advice useful?