🚚 The Fastest Delivery Time : Air Transport Once A Week. Pre -order once every week, and the order is cut at 5 pm on Wed. Arrived Every Saturday.
🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Lyfegreen / Taiwan
🌱 About the Producer：
Lyfetribe builds a health and wellness platform, Lyfegreen was founded as a joint collaboration between Lyfetribe and Fushan Grange, taiwan’s leading social enterprise for organic agriculture and sustainable producers.
Today, Lyfegreen supports and works with a network of more than 100 carefully curated organic farms and sustainable producers across taiwan, showcasing an array of over 200 varieties of fruits and veggies throughout the year.
Our mission: fresh, high-quality and diversified are the core of our work. In addition, we don't want to only sell fruits and vegetables. We want to help you discover a new healthy food concept and contribute to a more sustainable world.
There are also airline shipping every week to hong kong and ship directly after arriving at hong kong, so the fruits and vegetables are 100%fresh.
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🛍 Product Information：
Binomial Name：Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Mansf.
Other Names：Black Oak Watermelon
Product Description：Tainan Japanese variety Black Oak Watermelon is the fruit of watermelon from the Cucurbitaceae family. It tastes sweet and is cold in nature. It has the functions of relieving heat, relieving heat, quenching thirst and relieving irritability, diuresis and lowering blood pressure. Watermelon contains a lot of water, which can replenish sweat and water loss in summer. It is also rich in sugar and various trace elements, providing glucose to instantly replenish physical strength and eliminate fatigue.
Native to the Kalari Desert in southern Africa. In the Five Dynasties, it was introduced to China from the Western Regions along the Silk Road from Huihe. It was introduced to Japan in the mid-16th century and to England at the end of the 16th century. It is now cultivated in all tropical areas of the world.
Variety：Well-known varieties of watermelon with seeds include Lama melon from Dezhou, Shandong, walnut melon from Kaifeng, Henan, horse bell melon from Pinghu, Zhejiang, and Bin melon from Shanghai.
As for seedless watermelon, it is divided into hormone seedless watermelon and triploid seedless watermelon. In terms of varieties, Mibao seedless, Honghua seedless and Xuefeng seedless are the most famous; Taiwanese produce Wanxiang and Xinyi. number, wealth, and novelty for farmers.
Supply Season：Hong Kong is supplied throughout the year, the most suitable is June to August.
Storage Method：Do not store the cut watermelon for too long. It is recommended to buy it and eat it now, or store it directly in the refrigerator. The cut watermelon should be eaten as soon as possible, even if it is put in the refrigerator, it will easily breed bacteria.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: Suitable for those suffering from excessive thirst due to summer heat, those suffering from excessive heat, those suffering from high blood pressure, measles, chickenpox, those with dysuria, sore throat, and mouth sores, those with nephritis, fever, and beauty lovers. Watermelon pulp also contains ingredients such as citrulline and arginine, which can increase the formation of urea, so it has a diuretic effect.
Avoid: Eating more can easily hurt the spleen and stomach, cause abdominal distension, diarrhea, and accumulate cold and dampness. People with weak body and cold stomach, loose stools, indigestion, and those with renal insufficiency and oral ulcers should not eat more. Patients with chronic dysentery, moderate cold and dampness, chronic gastroenteritis and tuberculosis should not eat it. Pregnant women and diabetic patients should not eat more.
Pregnant women can eat a small amount of watermelon
Suggestion: 😌 eat in moderation
Properties (TCM): cold
Five Flavors in TCM: sweet
Efficacy Clearing heat and relieving summer heat, producing body fluid and quenching thirst, diuretic and relieving restlessness
The water content of watermelon is as high as 94%, and it contains a lot of glucose, fruit acid, fructose, protein amino acids, and rich vitamins A, B, C, D, etc. In the late pregnancy, pregnant women often experience varying degrees of edema and elevated blood pressure. Eating some watermelon can help reduce edema and blood pressure.
Pay attention when eating:
The cut watermelon should be eaten as soon as possible, even if it is stored in the refrigerator, it will easily breed bacteria. Pregnant women eating it may cause gastrointestinal discomfort, and severe contractions may occur, leading to premature delivery.
It is not advisable to eat watermelon immediately after a meal, as this may cause abdominal distension and affect the oxygen supply to the fetus.
Affordable: 1. Watermelon and salt: The potassium of watermelon and the sodium of salt can interact to help maintain the acid-base balance in the human body. 2. Watermelon and carrots: Vitamin C in watermelon and carotenoids in carrots can maintain skin health and help improve dry and rough skin. 3. Watermelon, green tea and mint: Both watermelon and green tea have the function of promoting body fluids and quenching thirst, while mint has the effect of refreshing and calming the mind. Drinking the three together with tea can make the breath fresher. Phase grams: 1. Watermelon and wine: Alcohol will destroy the pantothenic acid and vitamin B5 contained in watermelon. 2. Watermelon and honey: Minerals such as copper contained in honey will accelerate the oxidation of vitamin C in watermelon and affect its nutritional value.
Cooking Skills：The fruit produced by seedless watermelon is a false fruit, and belongs to the category of false berries. The outer skin of the fruit is green or yellow, smooth and patterned, and the flesh is red or yellow, juicy. Watermelon pulp can be eaten raw or made into jam. Watermelon rind can be stained to make non-staple food, and it can also be fried, stewed, or even pickled to eat. To fry watermelon rind, first remove the skin and pulp. Full of fat and protein, watermelon seeds can be fried, served as a side dish or as a source of vegetable oil.
Notes：Watermelon is cold in nature, so it is not advisable to eat too much, so as not to cause diarrhea.
Watermelon and Glauber's salt can be processed to make watermelon cream, which has the effects of clearing away heat, reducing swelling and relieving throat.
If the order has a Taiwan produce, recommended to choose to deliver on Sat or it'll be shipped separately.
🥗 Product Category (English)： Black Oak Watermelon
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🍎 Preserve fruits
1. Fruits especially with softer skin, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic fruits are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the fruits in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the fruits in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic fruits do not use preservatives or special treatments. fruits are generally stored for three to five days in room temperature only, should be kept in fridge. Some fruits e.g. papaya will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
🍏 How to wash fruits
1. Wash fruits before eating to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the fruits for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing fruits with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut fruits with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately eat after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.