Nutrition

seasonal fruit for your fitness life


【フィットネスライフに役立つ旬な果物:梅】EN follows

5−6月に旬を迎える果物といえば梅。栄養面で特筆すべきは、クエン酸、リンゴ酸、コハク酸、酒石酸など、各種有機酸が豊富なこと。これが疲労回復や殺菌などの効果を発揮する。

また、ミネラル類は、カルシウム、カリウム、リンなどがあり、ビタミンも、A、B1、B2、Cを含む。

特にクエン酸の効果は絶大で、疲れたときに梅干しを食べると、代謝を活性化し疲労によって体に溜まった乳酸などを燃焼させてくれる。完熟直前の新鮮な青梅のしぼり汁だけを長時間煮つめて濃縮して作った梅肉エキスは、クエン酸含有量がレモンの10倍以上。疲労度が激しい場合になめると、顕著な疲労回復効果が望めるという。

梅とシソのくるくる豚肉ロール梅をつかったおすすめレシピは、同じくビタミンB1が豊富で疲労回復に効く豚肉を使った豚肉ロール(190kcal/1人前)

5−6月の暑さや生活の変化による「旬」な疲れは、旬な食べ物で撃退したい。

 

 


May to June is the season for plums. In terms of nutrition, it is notable that it is rich in organic acids, such as citric acid, malic acid, succinic acid, and tartaric acid. These nutrients have effects of reducing fatigue and sterilization. This fruit also contains minerals, such as calcium, potassium, phosphorus and vitamins including A, B1, B2, C. Especially the effect of citric acid is overwhelming; eat tired “umeboshi” when you feel tired, it activates the metabolism and helps to burn the lactic acid that has accumulated in your body due to fatigue. Palm extract, concentrated juice pinched from fresh palm just before becoming ripe, contains 10 times more citric acid than a lemon does. It is said a licking it can provide you a noticeable effect for intense fatigue.

As a recipe using palms, pork rolls (190kcal/1 portion) are recommended. Pork is good for relieving fatigue as well, being rich in vitamin B1.

Fight the “seasonal” fatigue (fatigue caused by temperature change/new start of life ) by easting seasonal food!

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